What to Ask a Seller

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When looking for the right home, it’s important to know what questions to ask. Once the seller has moved out, so has all of the knowledge they have about the home and neighborhood you’ll be living in. Feel free to ask these questions yourself or to ask via your agent. Either way, be sure to […]

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Home Warranties 101

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When buying a new home, people often consider purchasing a home warranty. Sometimes the seller will choose to purchase one, and sometimes they will be advertised to you separately. While warranties are generally seen as beneficial because they cover unpredicted repairs, there’s more you should know about them. Here are the basics. What is it? […]

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How to Buy a Home in 2019

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The New Year is finally here, and the real estate market is changing rapidly. It can be tough to keep track of the trends, but if you’re interested in buying a home in 2019, you’ll want to make sure you fully understand the market before taking the leap. Here are some tips for navigating the […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

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You might have new year’s resolutions for yourself, but what about for your home? There’s always more you can do for the place you live in, whether it’s boosting the security or going green. Here are some of your best options: Decluttering Possessions tend to build up over time. It’s important to go through them […]

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How to be Successful as a First-Time Buyer

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Congratulations- you’re about to buy your first home! But this probably means you aren’t well versed in the process of home buying. While each state differs slightly, there are five basic things everyone should do when looking for a new place to call their own. Check them out! Finding a realtor Agents can save you […]

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The Ultimate Guide to a Kitchen Remodel

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What’s the heart of your home? Most people think of the kitchen as theirs. Whether you’re an avid cook or an entertainer, the kitchen is an invaluable component of your home that offers endless possibilities. Among the many changes you can make to your house, a kitchen remodel is a common and practical one (while […]

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Getting Your Home Ready for Vacation

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The holiday season is officially underway, which means many people will be taking time off from work to visit family or travel. Before hopping on a plane, however, there are some tasks you’ll need to take care of at home. Climate When leaving your home in the winter, striking a balance between saving energy and […]

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How to Host a Low-Stress Holiday Party

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties, but hosting your own can be stressful- it’s tough to know where to start when getting everything set up. With that said, the holiday season is meant to be relaxing, even if you want to host all of your nearest and dearest. Here are some tips for hosting a […]

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Avoid These Mistakes when Buying in the Winter

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Winter is a tempting time to house hunt for serious buyers, as there is much less competition. Being willing to brave bad weather puts you in the minority, and thus in a much more advantageous position. However, winter homebuyers fall into some common traps. Here are the most frequent mistakes and how to avoid them. […]

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Why You Should Sell in the Winter

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Most people choose to sell during the spring and summer, but selling during the winter has many advantages that you might initially think of. In fact, many real estate agents find selling the winter to be ideal. Not sure whether you should make the leap or not? Here are some reasons why selling the winter […]

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Common Renovation Mistakes

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If you’re thinking of taking on some home renovations on your own, you should definitely read this first- especially for those who are inexperienced, as mistakes can happen easily. Below you’ll find some of the most common mistakes people make when renovating their homes. But don’t worry- you’ll also learn how to avoid them! Underestimations […]

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DIY Painting Tips

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Many people decide to paint their homes themselves, rather than spending the money to hire a professional. However, this does increase the chances that something will go wrong. If you’re painting on your own, check out these common difficulties and how you can avoid them. Your home will look professionally painted in no time! Color […]

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How to Sell During the Holidays

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What if you have to or want to sell your home during the holiday season? What do you need to do differently? It might be daunting to sell your home during the winter months. But here’s some advice on how to adjust to selling this time of year. Decorations Be aware of how elaborately you’re […]

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Deck the Halls of Your Home

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For some, Thanksgiving also means it’s time to prepare for the holidays. If you’re feeling the holiday or winter spirit, you might want to decorate your home. Regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or just want to embrace the winter spirit, use the cold weather as an excuse to do a bit of interior design. […]

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The Numbers Behind Home Offers Falling Through

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From initial thought to closing, the average amount of time that it takes to sell a home averages out to about 10 months. What happens during that time can vary depending on age, geography, and location, and sellers can encounter pain points at critical times: 41% of sellers experience an offer falling through, and 61% […]

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Consumer Housing Trends That May Surprise You

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Online real estate database company Zillow compiled a wealth of data on home buyers, sellers and renters in the Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends 2018. Regardless of whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home, understanding the market is a key step towards ensuring your goals are met. Here are some of […]

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How to Get Cozy This Season

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The temperature is dropping and the sun is setting earlier and earlier. But this doesn’t mean the gray sky has to reflect your mood! The Danes know how to make the most of this dreary weather. Here are some tips for getting nice and cozy. Ambiance Set up some candles to give the room a […]

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Fireplace Fundamentals

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The weather is cooling down, which means it’s time to gear up your fireplace! Everyone wants to cuddle up in front of a fireplace, but not everyone knows what it takes. Fireplaces can be more complicated than they seem. Here’s everything you need to know! Wood-burning Safety is essential: ask a licensed professional to make […]

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How to Use an Extra Room

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Do you have an extra room in your house? Don’t feel pressured to turn it into a guest room- there are so many more things you can do with it. No matter the size of the space, you have tons of options. Here are some ideas! Lazy loft If you have an attic or a […]

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The Lowdown on Toxic Mold

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Mold can grow in any house, internally or externally. If it’s on the inside of the house, mold typically grows where there is moisture. In order to get rid of mold, you should protect yourself and then clean it. Use a mask and gloves, and clean it with a water and bleach compound. Try to […]

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Federal Interest Rates and Your Mortgage

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Recently, the federal funds rate has been raised by the Federal Reserve. Though this may seem irrelevant to your life, it may affect how much you pay for your mortgage. Let’s discuss first what the federal funds rate is. Then, we can talk about what it means for you and your home! What it is […]

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Innovative Ways to Finance Renovations

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Home renovations can be very exciting- and stressful! For most people, the bulk of the stress comes from the cost involved in making these changes in the first place. The average American homeowner spends more than $3,000 on home improvements every year. Here are some creative ways to pay for them: Mortgage Consider refinancing. You […]

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7 affordable ways to boost the value of your home

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It’s possible to spend tens of thousands of dollars sprucing up your home before listing it for sale, to increase its value to potential buyers. And oftentimes, that kind of expenditure is well worth it. But it’s also possible to spend nothing – or next to nothing – and still significantly enhance the perceived, and indeed […]

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What To Do Right After Moving In

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You’ve sold your home, gone through the ordeal of moving, and are finally in your new home- but now what? You may be tempted to conduct major renovations, but it’s important to live in the space for a while first. Here are the first things you should do after calling your new place “home.” Utilities […]

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The Benefits of Selling in the Fall

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If you’re feeling stressed because the summer’s over and you still haven’t put your house on the market, don’t worry! There are so many benefits to selling in the fall. This season provides the perfect backdrop for getting your home sold before the year is over, and here’s why: Buyers Springtime means an abundance of […]

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How to Go Green in Your Home

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When it comes to the environment, every little bit counts. You can start to do your part in your home! Making your house more eco-friendly isn’t just good for the environment; it’s also great for your wallet when it comes to your water and electric bills. Here’s how to get started! Programmable thermostats Programmable thermostats […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Fall

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It’s the end of September, and the temperature is finally starting to drop. The leaves will soon change color, which can mean only one thing: fall is right around the corner! Different seasons require different kinds of upkeep for your home. While the weather is still nice, get your home ready for the fall: Cracks […]

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Should You Move Closer to Your Job?

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When you work in an a downtown center, you have to decide whether to live closer to your job, which allows for a short commute and easy access to entertainment, or further away, which might allow for a spot of nature or quiet that you can’t find in a city. The choice is never an […]

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