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Arizona Republic

Move-in-ready homes sell faster and for a better price than fixer-uppers, but making repairs and improvements can mean spending your savings, not to mention the hassle of finding dependable tradespeople to do the work.

Jon Cressman discovered an easier way when he sold his house at 311 Mckennell Drive in Nashville. He updated the exterior, the master bedroom, the kitchen and two bathrooms without having to spend a dime out-of-pocket or worry about finding vendors.

Cressman’s real estate company, The Erin Krueger Team at Compass, provided a zero-interest loan that he repaid at closing. The company also offered its list of trusted workers. It’s part of a new national service called