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Resources for Buyers and Sellers

Buying or selling a home is not easy. There are a lot of steps you must take to ensure your home purchase is a success. However, if you have the right people working for you, the home buying and selling process can be a very rewarding experience. With SETCO, you can relax.

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Selling Your Home: Can You Really DIY?


For sale by owner. One sees that sign far less often than you’d expect to. In this modern day and age, many people take tasks that were previously only done by experts (such as travel planning and creating legal documents) into their own hands. Yet people still rely heavily on realtors to sell their houses. Why is that?

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Don't Get Stuck in a Housing Trap


The idiom definition of “Be Careful what you wish for” is “If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences.”  While this is not always true, unfortunately for James R. Williams of Cincinnati, OH, this turned out to be the case.

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Title Insurance: What it is and Why You Need it


When you buy a piece of land, you don't get handed the piece of land -- you are given title. Title is the owner's right to possess and use the property. How a home is titled can vary. For example, title might be held as tenants in common, as joint tenants, there may be a right of survivorship, or there might be a life estate in the home.

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Closing Resource Center

Home Staging Makes Selling Easier

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently found in a survey that 83 percent of buyers’ agents say staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize their future home.

Good News for Real Estate

The National Association of Realtors President, John Smaby, believes real estate firms should remain optimistic about the future. “To look optimistically toward the future, with a majority expecting profits to increase in the next two years. These trends are positive signs, particularly in our constantly evolving industry.”

Cold Spring for the House Market

Springtime invites many new home buyers into the market. However, this year seems to be taking a slow start due to higher prices. This is mainly hitting high economy areas, like California and other western states and cities and is part of a trend we’ve seen over the last five months. There are also too […]

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