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Ted McShane

Buying or selling a home should be one of the most exciting things that happen in your life. I aim to make your experience as smooth and painless as possible. My website is meant to provide you with everything you need to help you through this process. I hope you find it very useful and informative. Any website feedback you can provide me would be greatly appreciated. Please contact me if I can be of any assistance to you in your home buying or selling process. Enjoy!

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May 6, 2011

A conditional offer is an offer to purchase a property which has a clause that requires the buyer to sell another property before they can purchase this one.  These can be quite confusing with many details so ask your realtor to fully explain how conditional offers work.

Apr 26, 2011

If you just need to upgrade the electrical panel to 200 amps, about $1200 should cover it.  However, if you also have to upgrade the entrance to the house, you would be looking at quite a bit more cost. 

Apr 15, 2011

The most important thing about an exclusive listing is that it can't be found on MLS.  It is a listing through one company and has to be sold through that company.  It can be advertised in newspapers, personal websites, etc. but won't be found on the largest website of all-MLS.  Since over 80% of homes for sale are found on MLS, it's not a good idea for sellers to list exclusively because your listing won't be seen by nearly as many potential buyers.

Sep 14, 2010

If you built a home today, your septic tank will likely be concrete with a field.  If build properly, they can be zero maintenance and may not ever have to be pumped out.  In the past, you could put any type of septic tank in including:  steel tanks, fiberglass tanks, pressure treated wood, or even just a barrel in the ground with a pipe going into a ditch instead of a proper drainage field.  Contact the Dept. of Health regarding new construction septic systems. 

 

Sep 10, 2010

This depends on the realtor who lists your home.  The most important advertising is on MLS (multiple listing service) which is where most buyers look for homes.  Most buyers look for homes on the internet these days.  There are many other websites used to advertise homes for sale as well such as:  the company's website, personal websites, Kijiji, etc.  However, many properties are still advertised in local newspapers, real estate guides, etc.  When interviewing realtors, ask them how they will advertise your home for sale.

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