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Top Five Termite Myths That Real Estate Agents Should Know

As a real estate agent, some of your most fearsome foes are termites. These little buggers can literally eat away at your bottom line if they decide to move into one of the homes you are trying to sell. As the saying goes, know thy enemy. In order to help you better address termite issues, […]

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Top Five Ways Lack Of Preparation Can Sink A Home Closing

The vast majority of home closings go off without a hitch, but as every real estate agent knows, things don’t always go smoothly. Sometimes the buyer gets last-minute jitters, or interest rates increase and the buyer can no longer qualify for a loan. These types of things can’t be controlled, but there are many things […]

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Real Estate Agent Quick Tip: Make Sure New Homes Get Termite Pre-Treatment

The numbers on new home construction are finally starting to jump, which means real estate agents are jumping as well (for joy!). If you’ve taken on a client or two who are looking for a brand new home or looking to build a home, it’s important to suggest that they consider properties that are pre-treated […]

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Real Estate Agent Quick Tip: Always Ask For A Home’s Termite Infestation History

Home sellers are required to disclose a variety of information about their home to buyers. The specific disclosure requirements vary by state, so buyers and their real estate agents should make sure they know what is and is not required. Some states require the seller to disclose the home’s past history of termite inspections. In […]

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Prepping Your Home To Sell

Top Overlooked Home Prep Steps that Can Help you Sell Your Home Faster and Easier Thinking about selling your home this spring or summer? You probably already have a pretty long prep list to make sure your home looks its very best before it goes on the market.  Common home prep steps could include touching […]

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Q& A: Termite Inspection Before or After Escrow?

Q: When purchasing a home, is it better to have the termite inspection performed before or after entering escrow? A: This is a question we get a lot in the wood repair business. Homeowners are understandably nervous about agreeing to purchase a home only to get back a termite inspection report that shows massive termite […]

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For Real Estate Agents: How To Find Termite Damage

Clients looking to buy or sell a home rely on the expertise of their real estate agent to help them fairly price their home and to determine what to bid on homes of interest. Making a good pricing assessment on a client’s home or a home a client may be interested in buying requires real […]

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