Francisco Peot's Blog Posts

Thanksgiving 101 OOOR What to Do in Thanksgiving

           Thanksgiving has arrived! It is not just simply about expressing gratitude to the blessings you have received in life, it is also the bonding you have

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Tips to a Happy Thanksgiving!

          As we all know, Thanksgiving is the number one holiday that is celebrated in America. This is the time of the year that really gets us busy on preparations.

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Consider Buying a Home NOW

           Purchasing a home isn’t an easy task. It is one of the life goals that you will plan, save up, and take time until you find that

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Making Your Home Eco-Friendly

          Nowadays, technology has advanced at a very fast pace. From smartphones that are used in our daily lives, to the advanced equipment used in the industrial

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Why should You consider Buying a Home Now?

          Purchasing a home isn’t an easy task. It is one of the life goals that you will plan, save up, and take time until you find that dream house that you

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Vacant Staging – Things to Avoid

          There are different types of home staging and vacant staging is one of the common home staging types out in the market. This is an empty property that is for

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No Offers After Lots of Showings?

          Home sellers will often encounter slumps along the road of their home listing. After listing their property in the market, home sellers will have lots of

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Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Roof

         Every house has a roof. And we know that the roof serves as our protection against external forces that hit our home from above. It protects us from the rain, from

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Things to Consider Before Buying a Security System

We normally encounter homes that have an alarm system or a security system. Both systems are technically just the same thing as they will give notice to the owner or even to the nearest police

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Is Home Automation A Must?

As we know, technology is rapidly advancing at an alarming rate. It holds the key to fewer hassles in the different fields of our life. But have you already felt the need for it to be at your home

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Three Most Important Areas to Help Sell Your Home in the Fall Season

When it comes to the seasons in listing a property on the market, people often sell their homes during spring and summer. This is a recognized fact that spring and summer are the seasons where most

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5 Reasons to Hire A Certified Locksmith

In every home, there will always come a time that you would get locked out or that your door lock would malfunction. This situation often happens when a lot of things are happening to you that your

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5 Reasons Why Your Home Will Never Sell

As you have listed your home in the market and a certain period passes, you will come to ask: Why can your home not end up in a sale? While you have done what you think was enough, in the end, your

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5 Home Moving Tips

We all know how moving can be a tiring and gruesome experience that often gives us headaches. Although sometimes it could also be an enjoyable experience due to the fact that we will be moving to a

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Selling Your Home by Yourself?

             Some would think that selling their property by themselves would save them money. That it would save them time, money and

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Avoiding Significant Expenses After a Home Sale

             There are some states that require home sellers to disclose all known defects that can affect the home’s value.

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Are You Ready to Sell Your Home?

Selling your home where you have lived in for years is probably one of the most difficult decisions that you will make in life. You don’t simply wake up and just feel like selling it. Even

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Home Moving Guide

The time has come for you to start packing. Yes! You have already hit a sale and sold your home. After a period of marketing, now you have to say goodbye to it. This is basically a difficult part

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5 Documents to Ready Before Listing Your Home

Listing your property in the market is not as easy as it sounds. You have to prepare your house. You will be too busy cleaning, making maintenance checks and even packing your own stuff that you

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6 Common Home Selling Mistakes

When it comes to selling your home in the market, there are a lot of preparations to do and you might miss out on some necessary things. Selling a house is not really an easy task nor is it a

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Winter is Coming, Is Your Home Ready?

Autumn is already ending and we know that winter is just around the corner. The freezing winds, the snow falling, and the temperature drop will surely frostbite your body and home if you welcome it

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Tips to Reduce Stress when Buying or Selling a House

Have you noticed that when you undergo the process of buying or selling a home, you feel the stress accompanied by it? With all certainty, the event of buying or selling a home can be compared to

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Home Warranty Essentials

After purchasing a home or a homeownership, you must also consider getting a home warranty. There will be several costs that build up over time and as time passes, having a home warranty could

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Is Hosting an Open House Necessary?

One of the methods used during the past decades and even until our current timeline is the organization of an open house viewing. Doing an open house viewing was a marketing staple for the past.

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Five Importance of Home Inspection

Buying a home is pretty much like finding a partner in life. You should really think over it before you say a “YES”. Think of it as a lifetime investment. So before you buy it, you

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5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Property

Have you thought of putting your home in the market? Did you find out that your property’s value has depreciated after a couple of years? You might want to consider doing some renovations that

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5 Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Do you have a small bathroom at home? It is quite difficult to move inside, right? You have to be careful on how you move your body because you might bump into the surrounding installed equipment in

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Listing Your Home in Fall

When it comes to the seasons in listing a property on the market, people often sell their homes during spring and summer. This is a recognized fact that spring and summer are the seasons where most

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What to Choose for Staging Paint?

When one plans to sell his/her home, it often undergoes the process of home staging. So, what is home staging? Is it really important? This question might spring into your mind as a seller. You see,

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Why Should We Hire Realtors?

When it comes to home sales, buyers and sellers are on separate sides of the field. Each has their own preferences, what they want to happen, and what they want to get. Most likely the buyer wants

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Smart-Home Tech that are Popular with Buyers

With the rapid advancement of technology nowadays, we do most of our daily activities with just a swipe or touch of our fingers. Most transactions are even accomplished with our smartphone. But it

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5 Tips to Maintain a Pest-free Home

Pests; whether they are rodents, cockroaches, bugs, or other insects that keep invading your home. You will eventually get tired of having them at home and will want to remove them or even prevent

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Home Security, is it Important?

Home Security, is it Important?Acquiring your own home is a goal you have kept and wanted to achieve for a long time. You would want that home to be safe and sound. You would want it to be your

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7 Benefits of Having a Pool

7 Benefits of Having a PoolHaving a home is already a milestone for most of us. Whether it is the dream house in our plan or a house we targeted to acquire as a life goal, we could have or not have

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10 Home Chores You Should Not Forget

10 Home Chores You Should Not ForgetMaintaining our home isn’t really that easy when it comes to cleanliness. We all want that the air we breathe would be pleasant to our nose. That the

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER GUIDE

FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS' GUIDEIf you are a first time home buyer in Richmond, VA you should read this blog post.  I am going to break down the home buying process for Richmond real estate. 

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Get a Realtor Now!

Get a Realtor Now!1) The best person to talk to about selling and buying a property are realtors. They have undergone a lot of pieces of training to know well enough how it is done. That is why they

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Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Home Renovation Mistakes to AvoidAfter living in your home for a few years, you will eventually get the urge to do improve it. Sometimes the renovations we think of just come from sudden ideas or it

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SELL MY HOME FAST IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA!

SELL MY HOME FAST IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA!Do you need to sell your home fast in Richmond, Virginia?  There are several factors to selling your home fast in Richmond, Virginia.  In this blog,

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25 MISTAKES FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS SHOULD AVOID

25 MISTAKES FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS SHOULD AVOIDBuying your first home can be a stressful experience.  As a first time home buyer,  you want to make sure to do some research before you jump

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NORTHSIDE - ONE OF RICHMOND'S MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOODS

NORTHSIDE - ONE OF RICHMOND'S MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOODSThe neighborhoods of Northside in Richmond include northern Richmond and some parts of Henrico.  These neighborhoods include Bellevue,

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER’S GUIDE TO THE HOME INSPECTION

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER’S GUIDE TO THE HOME INSPECTIONCongratulations on purchasing your first home. This is a very exciting time in your life and you should feel very good about yourself.  Now

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER'S GUIDE TO WHAT HAPPENS AT A REAL ESTATE CLOSING

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER'S GUIDE TO WHAT HAPPENS AT A REAL ESTATE CLOSINGThe hardest parts are over: You’re a first time home buyer that found the perfect home, negotiated a deal you're happy,

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS GUIDE TO HOME LOANS

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER'S GUIDE TO HOME LOANS So you’re thinking about buying your first house, townhouse, condo, ANYTHING to get away from living with family and roommates? As a first time

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FOR SALE BY OWNER - HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME QUICKLY!

FOR SALE BY OWNER - HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME QUICKLY!The Richmond, VA real estate market has been very hot for the past few years.  Many sellers have decided to brave the market on their own. Is

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HOW TO WIN A HOME IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS

HOW TO WIN A HOME IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET WITH MULTIPLE OFFERSThe last three years have been a great seller's market here in Richmond, VA and probably most of the country.  Inventory has been

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How Do Burglars Most Often Enter

How Do Burglars Most Often Enter a Home             According to the FBI, one in every thirty-six homes in the United States are

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Reasons People Sell Their Own Home

Top 5 Reasons People Sell Their Own Home            Home. It is one of the most crucial yet important investments in our life. It is at home

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For Sale By Owner Guide To Selling Your Home

The Richmond, VA real estate market has been very hot for the past few years.  Many sellers have decided to brave the market on their own. Is this a wise choice?  That all depends on how

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First Time Home Buyer's Guide To A Mortgage

So you’re thinking about buying your first house, townhouse, condo, ANYTHING to get away from living with family and roommates? As a first time home buyer the first part of the process should

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First Time Home Buyer's Guide To A Real Estate Settlement

The hardest parts are over: You’re a first time home buyer that found the perfect home, negotiated a deal you're happy with, and secured first time home buyer mortgage — you're now in

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First Time Home Buyer's Guide To A Home Inspection

Congratulations on purchasing your first home. This is a very exciting time in your life and you should feel very good about yourself.  Now you need a home inspection. As a first time home

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First Time Home Buyer's Guide To Home Loans

If you are a first time home buyer, and you are thinking about buying your first home, you want to research the different loan options available to you.  Just because you are a first time home

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Buying A Home In North Side Richmond, VA

The neighborhoods of Northside in Richmond include northern Richmond and some parts of Henrico.  These neighborhoods include Bellevue, Barton Heights, Ginter Park, Chestnut Hill Plateau,

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25 Mistakes That First Time Home Buyer's Make

Buying your first home can be a stressful experience.  As a first time home buyer,  you want to make sure to do some research before you jump in head first.  We have compiled a list

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The Cost Of Buying A Home

The Richmond Real Estate Market is on fire!  The interest rates are still very low, which means a lot of first time home buyers are thinking about buying a home.  For the first time home

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How To Sell Your Home Fast!

The emergence of Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com in the last 10 years has made it easy for consumers to view homes from the privacy of their own home.  Zillow, Trulia, and .

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