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5 Reasons to Use a Realtor


Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with paperwork, explaining the process, negotiations, and helping you with pricing (both when making an offer or setting the right price for your home).

One of the top reasons to hire a real estate professional is their understanding of your local market and how the conditions in your neighborhood will impact your experience. Team Patereau is your local resource and we welcome your business.


6 Ways to be a Good Neighbor

neighborDeveloping relationships with your neighbors can make your life easier and your community safer—and may result in lasting friendships. The good news is that it’s easy to extend acts of courtesy to those who live close by.

Welcome new people to the neighborhood. Stop by and introduce yourself. Baking cookies is a traditional way to extend a warm welcome, but you can also bring them recommendations for local services, such as babysitters or landscapers; a children’s activity kit filled with coloring books, crayons, and games; or a list of local phone numbers.

Little gestures can go a long way. Offer to collect your neighbor’s mail, water their plants or feed their pet while they’re on vacation. If that’s too much of a commitment, you might offer to keep an eye out on their house while they’re away.

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