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If you aren’t among the 77% of real estate agents who are using social media, it’s time to get on the bandwagon! The National Association of Realtors reports that 44% of potential homebuyers look online FIRST for properties, and then contact a real estate agent. And with the majority of adults in America checking in on social media at least once a day, it's easy to get your message out to your audience in just minutes. Here are some tips and tricks for getting started:

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We all know that home sales are up. And by up we mean setting new records of higher home prices and significantly less days on the market. Particularly because it is near the end of the year, these sales continually surprise. But buyers aren’t just moving out of urban areas as the pandemic would suggest. Many are purchasing second homes due to the option of working from home being on the rise. Be it existing homes or new ones, there is no doubt that 2020 sales are historic. According to the article in Forbes earlier last month, “Home Sales Data is Another Sign to Retailers That Consumer Behavior Might be Forever Changed”, this is a trend to watch.

mattresspillowbearThere's nothing like a good night’s sleep. Sleeping is restorative. Studies prove sleep is vital to our health and well-being. It can improve our disposition and lessen stress. Or, sleep can have the opposite effect. According to Whitney Coy and her recent article on realtor.com, we spend more than one third of our day in bed.

craftsman landscapeDo-it-yourself projects can be extremely rewarding. Not only might you learn something new, but the finished product satisfies and gives a sense of pride. But spending money on a project may not be the best idea if it doesn’t pay you back in equity or a higher sale price.