Lisa M Fraser's Blog Posts

MOVE UP VS. SECOND HOME: WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home.According to a recent survey by The

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LOWEST MORTGAGE RATES IN HISTORY: WHAT IT MEANS FOR HOMEOWNERS AND BUYERS

In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others

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20 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND TO STRETCH YOUR HOUSEHOLD BUDGET

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses

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7 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO TO QUALIFY FOR A MORTGAGE

                         If you are thinking about buying a home this year and aren’t sure if you will qualify for a mortgage,

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SHELTER IN PLACE DATE NIGHT IDEAS

Stop here for your *Shelter in Place* date night ideas:Staying in for date night can be just as fun as going out!  Tell me which one you’re trying first!“Insert last name”

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THE TOP REASONS WHY YOUR OFFER WAS REJECTED

You find the perfect house, start creating all of your Home Décor Pinterest boards and BAM – you find out that the sellers didn’t accept your offer. Your dreams of making dinner

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HOW TO MAKE HOUSE HUNTING AS EASY AS BINGE WATCHING NETFLIX!

You know the feeling when you struggle to find something to watch on Netflix because it’s just so overwhelming with the number of shows and movies to choose from? Well the same thing can

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10 WAYS YOU'RE TURNING OFF POTENTIAL HOME BUYERS

From pet beds to princess palaces, here are 10 features that could make your home less attractive to home buyers.1.  TURNING YOUR GARAGE INTO A FAMILY ROOMAs a Realtor, I see this

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TOP LIFESTYLE CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUYING A HOME

You're not just buying a house - you're buying a lifestyle! That means when you’re writing out your list of 'must have' home features and 'deal breakers', you need to think beyond the &ldquo

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THREE HOME SELLER MYTHS YOU NEED TO KNOW

It seems like as soon as you metion that you’re thinking of putting your house up for sale, everyone wants to give their opinion on the subject. There are a number of things that you may hear

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CAN WE KEEP IT? 5 COMMON ITEMS THAT CAUSE DISPUTES BETWEEN BUYERS AND SELLERS

It’s a familiar story. The buyer of a Victorian home in a desirable neighborhood falls in love with the antique chandelier that hangs in the dining room. It fits the space beautifully and the

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