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Not enjoying your search for a new home?

Searching for a new home should be fun.

It should not be a chore.

There are many things you can do to lessen the stress.

 

Get pre-approved...better still get a full approval

Decide more about what you need instead of just what you want.

Narrow your search area.

Be patient!

Work with an agent that is upbeat and light hearted.

Don't listen to family or the neighbor across the fence.

 

These tips will not erase all the stress, but if you smile a bit when looking and laugh at the absurd you will enjoy the process much more!

 

 

And don't put your head in the sand when an issue comes up...deal with it right away so it doesn't fester into a bigger issue

 

 

Comment balloon 8 commentsWilliam Feela • April 27 2017 01:44AM
Not enjoying your search for a new home?
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OK… enough of the rain already.
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Mr. and Mrs… Will you ever agree on what you need?
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Where was this guy hiding?
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My new garden experiment
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A tip for gardeners…
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North Branch, Minnesota, Spring has sprung!
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Minnesota's State Flower
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The Lady Slipper is the Minnesota State Flower. Very pretty and pretty elusive. I have looked for years for one. Last year I came across a small bunch of them. I managed to snap a few photo's in the poor light. I hope to get back in that place and… more