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Home Improvement Ideas for 2020
Posted on 01/19/2020
Home Improvement Ideas for 2020
Image by DarthZuzanka from Pixabay Those who have lived in the same home for an extended period of time may be thinking about renovating their house. This is a chance to update the space to fit more contemporary styles while also increasing the value of the home itself. With this goal in mind, here are a few home...
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How to Use Native Stones for a Rustic Walkway
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Use Native Stones for a Rustic Walkway
Image by Nancy Buron from Pixabay If you're like many homeowners who prefer a natural landscape plan, your outdoor living space undoubtedly features lush vegetation and bright, blooming flowers. However, you might also have the sense that something is missing but can't quite put your finger on what it might be. If this describes you, the missing element...
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How Should You Approach the Homebuying Journey?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Should You Approach the Homebuying Journey?
The homebuying journey may seem daunting at first. Lucky for you, we're here to help take the guesswork out of finding and acquiring your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you approach the homebuying journey with poise and confidence. 1. Be Diligent A diligent homebuyer may be better equipped than others to enjoy...
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Increase the Probability of Selling Your Home Fast
Posted on 12/29/2019
Increase the Probability of Selling Your Home Fast
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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What To Look for in a Starter Home
Posted on 12/22/2019
What To Look for in a Starter Home
With rent prices shooting soaring across the country, many young Americans who were previously happy renting while they saved for a home are now turning to other options. One common solution is a starter home. If you want to keep your monthly mortgage prices low while being able to build equity and slowly save for your “forever home.” a...
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Probate: Methods of Holding Your Real Estate Title
Posted on 12/15/2019
Probate: Methods of Holding Your Real Estate Title
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you need to decide how you want to hold the title. Many closing agents make an assumption, and that assumption may come back to bite you later in life. In most states, you may title real estate in five ways: sole ownership, joint tenancy with the right...
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Condo Questions - How is the Property Managed?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Condo Questions - How is the Property Managed?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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Reasons to Plan Ahead for Buying a House
Posted on 12/01/2019
Reasons to Plan Ahead for Buying a House
Pursuing a house can be difficult, regardless of the current housing market's conditions. Thankfully, homebuyers who plan ahead may be better equipped than others to enjoy a quick, seamless and successful homebuying experience. Ultimately, there are many reasons to prepare for buying a house, and these include: 1. You can determine where you want to live. A homebuyer who...
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Will Your Home Impress Buyers?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Will Your Home Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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6 Tips for Staging Your Home On A Budget
Posted on 11/17/2019
6 Tips for Staging Your Home On A Budget
Home staging is one of the most tried-and-true methods of selling your home faster. It can also help you increase the purchase price of your home by between one and five percent. However, working with a professional home stager--while a good investment--is not always in everyone’s budget. The good news is, there are a lot of simple and inexpensive...
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