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Keep up with the local real estate market trends, learn more about the home buying and selling process and discover some new home décor ideas from your favorite local real estate experts at Coldwell Banker Elite!

Some of our latest posts:

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Home Buying 101: The Appraisal

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How To Sell Your House Fast

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3 Energy Upgrades That Appeal to Buyers

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9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home For Sale

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Home Buying 101: The Appraisal

Home Buying 101: The Appraisal

You’ve spent months looking and finally settled on the house of your dreams. The seller even accepted your offer! Congrats! It’s not *quite* time to break out the bubbly yet, though! So many home buyers and sellers have questions about the appraisal process, we wanted...

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How To Sell Your House Fast

How To Sell Your House Fast

Ever wonder why some homes sell faster than others? There are plenty of examples of similarly priced homes that had drastically different days on market! Here are our 5 best tips for speeding up a home sale: 1. Clean It Up  There's no beating around the bush, the...

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3 Energy Upgrades That Appeal to Buyers

3 Energy Upgrades That Appeal to Buyers

 Most sellers (wrongly) assume that upgrading your home before putting it on the market is a waste of money. Today's savvy buyers may take a second look or even end up paying more for a home with energy-efficient features! With all of the smart home tech coming out...

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9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home For Sale

9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home For Sale

You've prepped your home for sale in every imaginable way--fresh paint, a deep cleaning, new landscaping, decluttered closets, even tidying up the garage!  Your house looks better than it ever has and you're ready to hit the market! Before you stick that "For Sale"...

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Fredericksburg!

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Fredericksburg!

It's almost Independence Day! Even though it falls on a weekday this year, there's plenty of celebrations going on around the greater Fredericksburg area! We've compiled all the firework shows and festivals happening near Fredericksburg and a couple that are just a...

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Marketing Your Listings with CBx

Marketing Your Listings with CBx

Marketing your listings doesn't have to feel like a shot in the dark—what if you could pinpoint exactly who was most likely to buy your  listing, where they're likely to move from and speak directly to them? Coldwell Banker has done exactly that and given our agents a...

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CBx: Your Agent’s Secret Weapon

CBx: Your Agent’s Secret Weapon

Selling your home can feel like a shot in the dark sometimes—who should my agent be advertising my home to? What type of person is most likely to want to live in my area? How does my home stack up against the other homes in the neighborhood? What if you could pinpoint...

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4 Essential Home Upgrades for 2018

4 Essential Home Upgrades for 2018

Keeping up with the latest home trends and decor styles can be exhausting! Here's our picks for the most essential home upgrades for 2018--bonus: most are cheap and can easily be completed in a weekend! Smarten Up! Smart home gadgets have never been cheaper or more...

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This Weekend in Fredericksburg: June 2-3

This Weekend in Fredericksburg: June 2-3

SATURDAY Rock the River Old Mill Park - 11am-8pm Join us at Old Mill Park in Downtown Fredericksburg for the fourth annual Rock the River FXBG celebration. Our fourth event is shaping up to be our biggest yet, featuring live musical performances from Karen Jonas, The...

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