downsizing a home

7 Tips When Downsizing Your Home

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Downsizing can be extremely tough. Whether you have already downsized or preparing to do so, there are some key important steps you can take to make the process a smooth transition.  Like most people, your home is probably filled with items that you have accumulated over time.  Follow these seven steps and I promise it will make the experience a much more positive one.

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St. Louis

Reasons to Love St. Louis

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From trend-forward, energetic bar and nightclub districts, to charming tree-lined streets dotted with neighborhood cafes and restaurants, St. Louis, the ‘Gateway to the West’, offers the perfect recipe for those who might be considering a move to this Midwest favorite. Whether you’re considering a company relocation opportunity, starting a new career, or simply wanting to experience the adventure of living in a new city, it’s easy to see why the ‘Spirit of St. Louis’ abounds in this beautiful city known as the ‘Rome of the West’.

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Expanding our National Presence

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Congratulations to our Mid-Atlantic Regional Franchisee, Greg Bardell on the signing of the region’s first, Unit Franchise.  The firm is located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania under the DBA of Realty ONE Group E2P Realty. Expected opening date will be in early December. Our Franchise Sales team continues to speak with franchise candidates, deliver VIP Tours and is processing Unit Franchise applicants in California, Texas and Florida. Conversations are on-going with Regional Franchise candidates in Florida, New York, California and Nebraska New locations coming soon to Conroe, TX and Pasadena, CA. These new franchisees expect to open their offices in September and October. We are finalizing expansion offices for the following affiliates: Realty ONE Group United (Marvara Mir) in Downey, CA Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert (Daniel Collins) in Chino Valley, AZ and Winslow, AZ. To find out more info about opening a RealtyONEGroup franchise in your area, head to

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ONE Spotlight

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Broker Spotlight RealtyONEGroup is proud to support Kathryn Bovard for Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® President Elect. Kathryn Bovard was also recently promoted to Vice President of National Broker Relations. Kathryn continues to make an impact, nationwide. As ONE of the top brokers, managing the #1 top producing office in Nevada, Kathryn is committed to representing agent's best interests. Vote for Kathryn Bovard for President Elect on 9/21! Team Spotlight North Scottsdale's very own Jeff Sibbach was recently nominated for Inman's Real Estate Innovators award. Jeff leads a large team known as the Sibbach Team, voted in 2014 as the #1 Real Estate Team in Arizona by consumers via Ranking Arizona. Jeff lives, breathes and eats real estate. The Sibbach team are taking the Arizona market by storm. Congratulations on all of your accomplishments! We are beyond proud, and deeply honored to welcome Suzi DaHiley to our RealtyONEGroup, Laguna Niguel family! Suzi is in the top 1% of agents in Orange County. Not only is she a brilliant agent, but a class act all the way. Welcome to the ONE Family! 
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home buying costs

The Home Buying Costs You Haven’t Considered

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Buying a home is 38% cheaper than renting in most cities, so it’s no surprise that more and more renters are considering buying a home. If you’re among this new crop of prospective homeowners, as you crunch the numbers for your down payment and mortgage, be aware that there are a few other costs that catch you by surprise. While shopping for your first home, a few of these costs:

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Denver Spotlight

Spotlight on Denver

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As the official ‘Gateway to the Rockies’, Denver offers both visitors and residents a majestic combination of outdoor escapes, western history, hipster nightlife, and a seemingly endless selection of trending career opportunities. Whether you’re just starting your career, looking at a corporate transfer, or simply giving thought to an adventure from relocating, the ‘Mile High City’ is replete with just about anything and everything you could want in a destination city.

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olympic gold

3 Ways to go for the Gold as a Realtor

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The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team is made up of more than 500 athletes who have dedicated their lives to earning a gold medal. As we’ve watched Michael Phelps win his 28th gold medal and Simone Biles leap to her 4th gold in gymnastics, perhaps what is most astonishing about these athletes is the effortlessness which they display their talents paired with incredible mental strength.  For each of these athletes, it’s taken a certain mindset to get them where they are today in Rio. Taking a cue from the Olympic athletes, learn to apply their hard work and discipline to score the gold as a real estate professional.

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Top 8 Cities for Beer Drinkers

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1. Denver, CO Home to the beautiful Rocky Mountains, this Mile High City does not lack avid beer enthusiasts. Denver offers a wide array of microbreweries, beer cafes, and brew pubs throughout the city. Known for their craft breweries (235 to be exact), the expansion of new breweries continue to grow exponentially. Denver’s most well known breweries include  Rock Bottom Brewery, Breckenridge Brewery, Great Divide, Falling Rock, Bluemoon, Freshcraft, Denver Beer Company and more. This city won’t disappoint you!

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Five First Time Home Buyer Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

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So you’ve saved, saved, and then saved again for that down payment on your first home purchase. You’ve read countless articles on how to select an agent, you’ve toured several communities, and even spent hours online doing research. You feel more prepared than ever, and now you’re finally ready to start thinking about making that piece of the “American Dream” a reality. But wait, before you make what will arguably be the most expensive purchase in your lifetime, make sure you avoid some common mistakes that, in the end, could save you some serious money and frustration. Here are five mistakes you’ll want to know you navigated around, as you pop open that bottle of bubbly in celebration of your first home purchase.

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