7 Red Flags to Consider when Buying Your Next Home

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7 Red Flags to Consider when Buying Your Next Home Jackie Ellis Radio Show on WJNO - November 28, 2015 We’ve all seen red flags that stick out like a sore thumb when visiting a particular home or neighborhood such as run down homes and un-kept lawns.  But what about some other major red flags that the average home buyer isn’t trained to notice?  We will discuss 7 red flags that you don’t want to ignore!  Keep in mind that these red flags don’t...
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The Benefits of Ordering a Home Inspection before Listing Your Home

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The Benefits of Ordering a Home Inspection before Listing Your Home Jackie Ellis Radio Show on WJNO - October 31, 2015 As homeowners, we tend to overlook both minor and major issues within our homes.  This is especially true about areas that we do not frequent such as attics, the rooftop, and the sides or back of the house.  No matter how well you think you have maintained your home, an experienced home inspector will uncover your home’s deepest darkest secrets! Jo...
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Beginning a Career in Real Estate

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Beginning a Career in Real Estate Jackie Ellis Radio Show on WJNO - October 24, 2015 Have you ever thought about pursuing a career as a professional real estate agent?  Many people are realizing their dream of becoming a successful realtor, and it’s easier to get started than you may think. Join Jackie Ellis with her very special guest John Greer from Gold Coast Real Estate Schools to learn how to get your career in Real Estate off the ground! [audio mp3="http...
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Preparing Your Home for the Real Estate Market

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Preparing Your Home for the Real Estate Market Jackie Ellis Radio Show on WJNO - October 17, 2015 Getting your home ready to sell, also known as “staging,” is extremely important.  Once your house is listed, gone are the days of walking through the door and kicking off your shoes.  Living in a home that is on the market means you will be walking on egg shells.  Doesn’t sound fun?  You may actually end up loving your new life in a “model home.”  Whether or n...
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Benefits of Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Mortgage Loan

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Benefits of Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Mortgage Loan Jackie Ellis Radio Show on WJNO - October 10, 2015 When it comes to buying a new home, one of the most important tasks is finding the right mortgage to meet your specific needs.  Loralynne Ball, Senior Vice President at Vandyk Mortgage, has shared some valuable information with us.  She suggests meeting with your real estate agent first.  A seasoned and experienced agent will walk you through the entire home buy...
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