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At Cyndi Lesinski & Associates, we provide premier Realtor® services to ensure smooth and efficient real estate transactions. Whether you’re buying or selling a property, we work together as an effective team to help you achieve your goals.

PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE-IN

By Cyndi Lesinski

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first.

WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST

By Cyndi Lesinski

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the utmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top four recommended repairs to make before selling your home.

TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

By Cyndi Lesinski

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of your time and efforts and gather a well-rounded picture of home listings online, keep the following three things in mind.

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Cyndi Lesinski

This is a big question that my team and I get from buyers when we first meet! “Hey Cyndi, how much do I need to put down?” Well, you’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders.

TOWNHOUSE VS. CONDO: WHICH SHOULD YOU BUY?

By Cyndi Lesinski

Whether it’s your first time buying or you just want to purchase something smaller, townhouses and condos are both great options. Check out the differences between the two to help aid you in your search!

YOUR GUIDE TO THE HOME APPRAISAL

By Cyndi Lesinski

You’ve found your dream home and now it’s time to cross all your T’s and dot all your I’s before it’s all your own. And one of the first items on your closing checklist the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that?
The home appraisal is essentially a value assessment of the home and property. It is conducted by a certified third party and is used to determine whether the home is priced appropriately.

HIDDEN FEES TO BE AWARE OF WHEN PURCHASING A HOME

By Cyndi Lesinski

Purchasing a home is arguably one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. As you start your hunt, don’t forget there will be other costs associated with your purchase then the price of the home. Here are 5 fees to keep in mind as you begin to budget.

CONFUSED BETWEEN HOME WARRANTY & HOME INSURANCE?

By Cyndi Lesinski

Confused between Home Warranty and Home Insurance? When purchasing a new home for the first time home buyer. Click here to find out the difference between a Home Warranty and a Home Insurance.

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PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE-IN

By Cyndi Lesinski

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first.

WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST

By Cyndi Lesinski

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the utmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top four recommended repairs to make before selling your home.

TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

By Cyndi Lesinski

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of your time and efforts and gather a well-rounded picture of home listings online, keep the following three things in mind.

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Cyndi Lesinski

This is a big question that my team and I get from buyers when we first meet! “Hey Cyndi, how much do I need to put down?” Well, you’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders.

TOWNHOUSE VS. CONDO: WHICH SHOULD YOU BUY?

By Cyndi Lesinski

Whether it’s your first time buying or you just want to purchase something smaller, townhouses and condos are both great options. Check out the differences between the two to help aid you in your search!

YOUR GUIDE TO THE HOME APPRAISAL

By Cyndi Lesinski

You’ve found your dream home and now it’s time to cross all your T’s and dot all your I’s before it’s all your own. And one of the first items on your closing checklist the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that?
The home appraisal is essentially a value assessment of the home and property. It is conducted by a certified third party and is used to determine whether the home is priced appropriately.

HIDDEN FEES TO BE AWARE OF WHEN PURCHASING A HOME

By Cyndi Lesinski

Purchasing a home is arguably one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. As you start your hunt, don’t forget there will be other costs associated with your purchase then the price of the home. Here are 5 fees to keep in mind as you begin to budget.

CONFUSED BETWEEN HOME WARRANTY & HOME INSURANCE?

By Cyndi Lesinski

Confused between Home Warranty and Home Insurance? When purchasing a new home for the first time home buyer. Click here to find out the difference between a Home Warranty and a Home Insurance.

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