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Does your list of New Year’s resolutions

January 24, 2016 Posted by: Kim Martin

6 reasons to contact a REALTOR® in 2016 Does your list of New Year’s resolutions include real estate-related goals? One way to ensure you achieve them is to work with a professional. So, if one of these situations arises, be sure to reach out to a Texas REALTOR®. Kim Johnson is a Longview REALTOR, working for clients not only in Longview but the surrounding areas. You think you’re ready to buy a home. A Texas REALTOR® can walk you through the process and ensure you get answers to your first-time-homebuyer questions. You’re considering selling […]

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Buying a New Home in the East Texas Area

October 17, 2015 Posted by: Kim Martin

Buying a New Home in the East Texas Area is easier than one might think. Often, buyers wonder what is the first step I need to take in order to purchase a home. Basically there are 8 steps. 1. Decide to buy. 2. Hire a Realtor. 3. Obtain financing with a reputable lender. 4. Find your home. 5. Make an offer. 6. Perform due diligence. 7. Closing on your home. 8. Protecting your investment. These steps are available in detail under the BUYERS tab on my website, www.homesinlongviewtexas.com. As a […]

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How to buy more than the house

September 29, 2015 Posted by: Kim Martin

How to buy more than the house…In a real estate transaction, a buyer can ask for anything. While the seller doesn’t have to agree to the buyer’s request, anything is possible and everything is negotiable! Buyers sometimes ask for items like the refrigerator, storage building or other furniture items to remain or convey with the property. Do you love the seller’s sofa, boat or riding lawnmower? You may be able to keep them!!! I’ve heard of a buyer who asked for the seller’s china and one who wanted to keep […]

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