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boosting home value during an appraisal

Five years ago, my husband and I flipped our first house. That project was one of the biggest learning experiences of my life. We had to find our way through a complicated project without losing the money that we had invested. One thing that we learned about was getting appraisals done on properties. Unfortunately, we had to learn this lesson the hard way. We didn't have an appraisal done before we started the renovation and when we finished, the value of the home didn't increase enough to give us the profit we wanted. Since then, we learned what projects will boost the value during an appraisal and what won't.

Six Important Things To Remember When You Work With A Personal Property Appraiser

24 March 2020
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Property appraisals are important because they can help you to get a fair amount of money when you sell property or file an insurance claim.  There are a few things you need to keep in mind when working with a personal property appraiser. The following are six important things to remember when you work with a personal property appraiser.  You should take some time to improve the appearance and condition of your property before the appraisal. Read More …

5 Reasons To Use Estate Sale Services

18 December 2019
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After a loved one dies, you may be responsible for going through their home and getting rid of their belongings. This can be a stressful and time-consuming task for many. It can feel so overwhelming that it even seems impossible. The good news is that there are professionals who can help make the process a lot easier. Estate sale services can take care of all of the difficult work for you. Read More …

Learn What To Do When You Are Involved In An Accident Where You Caused Damage To Public Property

17 July 2017
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Accidents can happen at any time when you are behind the wheel. If you are involved in an accident that caused you to cause damage to a piece of public property, it is important to know what to do to ensure that you do not overpay for the repairs that need to be done. The following guide walks you through the process that needs to take place when you damage public property to ensure that you pay a fair cost for the repairs. Read More …

Four Reasons To Schedule An Estate Sale For After Your Passing

17 November 2016
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If you have no heirs, or if you have no worthy heirs who you want to pass on the majority of your earthly possessions to, you can sell your things posthumously. To do so, you must first arrange with your lawyer your intentions of a post-death estate sale, and then have him/her execute the order to sell off all of the possessions listed. Here are four other reasons why you may schedule an estate sale for just after your death. Read More …

Don’t Miss The Hidden Gems In Your Deceased Grandparent’s Estate

17 October 2016
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If you have been tasked with cleaning out your recently deceased grandparent's estate, then you should make sure you don't throw out or donate any hidden gems. Of course you won't throw out actually gemstones and jewelry, but there are other things of value that you should set aside and bring to an appraiser. To the untrained eye, many things might not have value, which is why it's important to consult an expert. Read More …