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February 2021 Calendar Of Events

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Sundance Film Festival   Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Despite the challenges this year has brought, nothing could stop us from celebrating independent film, visionary artists, unique perspectives, and you, our adventurous audiences. So, for the first time ever, we are bringing the festival to you-both online and in the real world across the US and beyond. https://festival.sundance.org

Goteborg Film Festival   Jan. 29-Feb. 8

The largest film festival in the Nordic countries. Each year the festival's program group travels around the world to track down choice films to bring back to Goteborg. During the eleven-day festival, there will still be a great banquet serving audiences nearly 50 films with premiere screenings every night. https://goteborgfilmfestival.se/en

Art Festival Beth-El Virtual Show   Jan. 30-Feb. 7

An invitational, judged, indoor and outdoor exhibit and sale of original artwork including painting, photography, mixed media, glass, sculpture, metal, wood, ceramics, and jewelry. www.artfestivalbethel.com

Hoggetowne Medieval Festival   Jan. 30-31 & Feb. 6-7

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Seller Negotiations

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For some sellers, the negotiation process is a chance to duke it out with potential buyers while for others it is a nail-biting source of anxiety. In order to plan for and weather the process successfully, formulate a game plan with an agent and determine ahead of time what your goals, priorities, and expectations will be.

What factors into a successful negotiation?

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Stuck in the Renting Rut

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If you’ve been renting an apartment for longer than you’ve had a Facebook, don’t worry—you’re not the only one. But if you’ve been teetering on the fence of buying or renting, going over the pros and cons, all whilst watching your friends settle into their own place, it might be time to say goodbye to the landlord. It’s normal to be afraid to take the plunge into home-buying territory, but with the help of a great agent and a little research, you can determine if the time is right for you.

If you have a healthy savings account

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Finding a Home in a Low Inventory Market

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One of the most common refrains that has come out of the very hot 2020 real estate market is the message that this is a perfect time to sell a home. Record low interest rates combined with a low inventory market and a shortened spring market means that demand is high and, in many areas, homes are selling for prices well above asking with multiple offers. Of course, the other side of that equation is that the homeowners who are selling those homes may be unsure about how and where to find a new home on the other side of the closing table. After all, unless they are relocating to a previously purchased second home, these sellers may find themselves competing with other eager buyers on their new home purchase. How can you buy a home in a low inventory market and improve your odds of finding the right home at the right price?

New Construction

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