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Budget for a Home: Top 3 Tips and Tricks to Save Money Fast

There are many ways to budget and save money for buying a home. However, many prospective homebuyers find budgeting for a home daunting. After all, it’s not just saving a few hundred dollars for a new home, it’s saving THOUSANDS of dollars! Don’t let that discourage you, though. We see people do it every day!  Here are a few tips and tricks you can do to save money fast for buying a home. (more…)
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Best Real Estate Questions to Ask Realtors

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments a person will ever make. After all, the current average mortgage payment of $1,275 on a 30-year fixed mortgage, and the median time people live in their homes is 13 years. Something this huge can either positively or negatively impact a buyer or seller’s life, leading many to seek the guidance of an expert real estate agent. So, how exactly do you go about finding an…
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Selling a Home With the Blythe Team

Are you thinking about selling a home this spring, but don’t know where to start? Well, look no further! From the initial meeting with your agent to the closing day, here is each step you will encounter when you sell your home with the Blythe Real Estate team. (more…)
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Best Time to sell your home

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO SELL A HOUSE?

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients is “when is the best time to sell my home?” The short answer is: whenever you are truly ready to move. Each season has its benefits (and challenges), therefore there isn’t ONE specific time that is best. However, it’s important to be aware of what you are up against. So, what are the benefits and challenges for selling your home throughout the year? (more…)
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FSBO Perception vs Reality

FSBO: Perception vs Reality

If you want to buy or sell a home this Spring be warned — demand is high, and supply is low. A hot market like this might tempt potential sellers to go at it alone; however, it’s not as easy as you’d think.  Here are the TOP THREE PERCEPTIONS OF FSBO and how they might end up costing you money. (more…)
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Spring Cleaning

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is on the horizon. Singing birds, blooming flowers and increasing temperatures are on the way, which means it’s time for Spring cleaning. For many, Spring cleaning is a daunting task. But have no fear, the Blythe Real Estate Team has put together a handy checklist to help you get started. (more…)
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Home Stats in the Omaha Metro

Available Homes: Stats on Omaha’s Housing Market

I’m sure you’ve heard by now, but we are in a home shortage. Omaha and the surrounding areas currently have almost half the number of available homes as we did a year ago, while the number of buyers has stayed constant. This shortage has created a feeding frenzy.  (more…)
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Open House

Open House: 4 Things Buyers Should Keep in Mind

Since the early 1900s, open houses have allowed potential homeowners to kick the proverbial tires of prospective homes. What was once a novel idea is standard practice in today’s real estate arena. In fact, the National Association of REALTORS® reports that 6% of buyers found the home they purchased through a yard sign or an open house in 2020. The following are things you should keep in mind when touring an open house. (more…)
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Buying a Home With the Blythe Team

Looking to take advantage of historically low mortgage interest rates by buying a home, but don’t know where to start? Well, look no further! (more…)
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