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Celebrate Centenarians! These 9 Homes Built in 1920 Are Available for Sale

Born at the dawn of the Roaring ’20s, these nine homes have seen a lot in the past 100 years: boom and bust markets, war and peace, and immense social upheaval.

Lucky for us, these old houses—all built in 1920—have weathered it all and are still standing today. Inspiring, right? Many of them are looking better than ever, and all are available for sale right now.

No matter their locale, these century-old houses share vintage touches like hardwood floors, friendly front porches, and fireplaces for warmth. Beyond that, these well-aged abodes have adapted to reflect the world springing up around them. Some of these places have been spruced up with upgrades like wine cellars, modern kitchens, and bathrooms with custom tile.

These nine places show age really is nothing but a number. Now join us on a journey back in time as we visit these century-old homes.

Price: $139,900
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Five lessons I learned preparing my house for sale

Having been involved in many renovations over the years – a job which is rewarding and challenging in equal measure – I now have the utmost empathy for anyone preparing their own house for sale.

My three-bed house on a Connemara acre had lain idle for about seven years and needed much love and attention as it came time to sell. Fathoming where to begin and where to spend money – underscored with unsolicited advice from non-professionals – was a minefield. But coming out the other side these are a few things I learned along the way.

Photograph: Niamh Whitty
Photograph: Niamh Whitty

Do the groundwork

I asked Westport-based engineer Robert Kilkelly to survey the house as if I was a buyer. After all what was the point in decorating if there were more significant issues a potential buyer might raise that could well delay a sale?

Over the following

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Homes for Sale – Staging Tips

When homes for sale go on the market the homeowner hopes for a quick sale but sometimes it can take a couple of months before that happens. Even if you have perspective buyers looking at your home it can still take awhile. There are some staging tips that homeowners can use to help make a quicker sale. One of the purposes for staging homes for sale is to help make buyers feel that your home offers them everything that they are looking for in a home. It is all about presentation and preparation with the goal of getting a higher market value for your home and selling it faster.

One important thing to remember before you have potential buyers coming into the home is get rid of the clutter and dirt. Make sure that things, especially personal things, are packed and put into storage. This can include family pictures, extra … Read More

Tips To Find the Best Homes For Sale

Are you on the verge of buying a new home in the city? It can be a thrilling episode altogether if you’re planning to change the neighborhood or moving to a new city. The townhouses stand to be a favorable choice for most property buyers interested to move to cities. The traditional narrow and terraced houses with more than two to three floors are good choices for families looking forward to budget homes. Again, investors consider buying such properties for their future benefits. But, if you and your family are excited to get a new residence in the town, few suggestions might help you.

Make your priority list

If you have a family with you, then you guys should sit along and discuss the priorities based on which choose the townhouse. For instance- a single person’s apartment differs from that of a family. If you are a family person with … Read More

Beautiful Hot Tubs For Sale

Having a hot tub of your very own is truly one of life’s finest luxuries. Nothing can compare to climbing into a large tub of steaming hot water, sitting back and relaxing. All of the stresses of your day slowly slip away as your sore and aching muscles are gently massaged by the pulsating jets of warm water.

Buying a tub is a great investment that should bring you years of enjoyment. There are several decisions that must be made prior to purchasing one of these tubs. You have to decide what size and style you want, which features are ‘must-haves’ and you should also set a budget. The next order of business is locating a dealer. Considering the fact that there are a countless number of tub retailers in business today, knowing where to look for hot tubs for sale in UK can be a bit confusing.

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Anatomy of a Close, Closing a Sale and Selling Home Improvements the Right Way! Start Today!

Rookies Say “well what do think?” “Shall we go ahead?” “Can we write her up?”

The definition of closing = Helping people make decision’s that are right for them.

Some sales people use techniques that are bad for them. Some top sales people end up in jail because they are conman. He will sell anything to anybody. He does not care.

A true sales professional can only sell something that they believe is good for the customer after the customer owns it. We use helping techniques. You must close with empathy (putting yourself in someone else’s shoes).

Without the ability to call for a decision everyone loses. I lose, company loses, my family, the client lost. If you can’t call for the decision you’re an order taker. If you’re an order taker you will earn an order takers income or just leave the business.

o The average individual can not … Read More

Selling Homes For Sale By Owner

Why go through a realtor to sell your home when you can sell it yourself and save thousands of dollars? When you use a realtor to sell your home, you must pay real estate brokerage fees. Instead of paying these fees to someone else you can sell for sale by owner and put these thousands of dollars into your pocket instead of someone else’s.

The major reason that people don’t sell their homes themselves is because they do not have the time and patience it takes to sell the home. Home sellers find themselves racing for the phone every time it rings because they don’t want to miss out on a deal. Selling real estate in Florida can be made easier through use of a for sale by owner, FSBO, website.

How many people do you think will see the for sale by owner ad in your local newspaper? Your … Read More

Housing Benefits for Veteran Buyers of Homes for Sale

A lot of homeownership opportunities and housing benefits are available to veterans who live in Texas. As a veteran, you have a right to be aware of these programs that can be very beneficial for you, especially if you’re planning to buy a home in Weatherford real estate.

Texas Veterans Land Board (TVLB)

After the World War II in 1946, the Texas Veterans Land Board or TVLB was created to administer programs that provide long term and low interest loans to Texas veterans to buy land. It is financed by the issuing bonds sanctioned by voters. These bonds, including the expenses for administering it are funded by the participating veterans.

Veterans Housing Assistance Program (VHAP)

Created in 1983 by the Legislature and funded by bonds, the Veterans Housing Assistance Program or VHAP aids Texas veterans in purchasing their own residence. In 1986, it expanded to add a program that provides … Read More

Green Homes for Sale

If you were looking at real estate ads and saw one that stated “green homes for sale”, you may at first wonder why anyone would a listing stating the color of their home. This is not what this type of ad means. It is just stating that the homes for sale are earth friendly and energy efficient. Green homes for sale are being built in an effort to less the carbon footprints we leave behind.

When you purchase a green home they will contains all or some of the following features that are earth friendly.

• Fiber cement siding

• Alternative power system like wind and solar

• Recycled building insulation

• No VOC stains and paints, which stands for volatile organic compound. It is any compound that is carbon-based and will vaporize at standard room temperatures. Some of the more prevalent ones are formaldehyde, acetone, and methane.

• Solar … Read More

Finding Homes for Sale That Meet Your Specifications

If you are looking at purchasing a new house, then you will want to consider several areas. You will want to consider the style, size, neighborhood, and cost of the homes for sale where you are looking. These are the normal areas that you would want to think about when looking for the right house.

The style of a house is something that everyone thinks about even if they do not realize it. You may not realize that you care about it being a craftsman home or a cape cod but the reality is that everyone probably has a preference for a certain style of home. Some styles may be more readily accessible than others, so it might take some work to find certain styles. Another consideration with the style will be whether or not you have any family members with special needs. If this is the case, then you … Read More