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Boost Your Curb Appeal

Posted by on October 29, 2021 at 11:59 am
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Great curb appeal can make a big difference when selling a home. Not only can it make your property stand out from the competition, but it could also bring in higher offers. An attractive house can also be a benefit even if you’re aren’t planning to sell right now. After all, who doesn’t want to […]

Home Features Buyers Are Looking For

Posted by on October 12, 2021 at 10:43 am
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The housing market typically slows down in the fall, so if you’re thinking of selling in the near future, it may take a little more effort to stand out from the crowd. Knowing what buyers want and making a few smart updates can help make your home more marketable and improve your selling price. Are […]

Buying a Fixer-Upper? Things to Know

Posted by on September 14, 2021 at 10:06 am
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In today’s busy market, many home buyers have found themselves weighing options they would normally pass by. One of the more common compromises is to consider a home that needs some work. On the plus side, fixer-uppers often come with lower prices, less competition and a lower-pressure sale on the whole. Still, they’re not without […]

Prep for a Successful Home Sale

Posted by on August 10, 2021 at 3:10 pm
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Are you thinking about selling your home?  Supply is low and demand is high right now, which means many sellers are seeing quick turnarounds and healthy profits. Still, despite the hot market, selling a home isn’t easy. If you want the experience to be as smooth as possible, prepping early and enlisting help are key.  […]

Fun (and Useful) Summer Home Trends

Posted by on August 3, 2021 at 5:02 pm
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Summer is a great time to improve your home’s exterior.  And whether you’re interested in enjoying your space a little more or you want to boost your home’s value, it makes sense to find inspiration by taking a look at what other homeowners are doing. Are you thinking about updating your yard or patio this […]

Building a Home Wish List

Posted by on June 4, 2021 at 1:40 am
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Whether you’re thinking of buying a home soon or months down the road, you’ll need a carefully considered wish list when the time comes to start your search. Identifying your needs and wants will help you narrow your options and make your home buying journey, which we all know can be stressful, as smooth and […]

Questions About Closing Costs

Posted by on May 12, 2021 at 1:26 am
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If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you’re probably focused on saving as much as you can for the down payment. But don’t forget: You’ll need to cover closing costs, too.  To create a realistic home buying plan, make sure you factor in this additional upfront expense so that you can set yourself up […]

Smart Moving Tips

Posted by on April 27, 2021 at 12:12 pm
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No matter how much you prepare and how excited you are about your new home, moving will always be a bit stressful. There are endless to-do’s and tiring tasks, and once you’re finished, there’s still unpacking and organizing to be done. Even so, you can take steps to streamline your relocation and minimize problems. Are […]

Ways to Build More Equity in Your Home

Posted by on January 12, 2021 at 10:26 am
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Equity — or the share of your property you actually own — is a benefit to any homeowner. For one, it means more profits when it’s time to sell. On top of that, it can also give you cash when you need it — either through a refinance or home equity loan.  Fortunately, building equity […]

5 Myths About Selling a Home Right Now

Posted by on November 30, 2020 at 10:55 am
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Are you curious about the state of the housing market? Like many homeowners, especially potential sellers, you may be hesitant to make a move because there’s a lot of uncertainty and speculation these days.  But you don’t want to let false assumptions keep you from reaching your goals, now or in the future.  Let’s clear […]

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Posted by on November 7, 2020 at 8:15 am

Winter weather, especially in northern parts of the country, can cause major damage to homes. Roof leaks, lack of insulation or foundation issues can all have a massive impact on your quality of life and the ability to resell the home in the future. So how can you winterize your home? Here are a few […]

5 Ways to Prepare to Buy or Sell Later

Posted by on October 27, 2020 at 11:27 am
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Summer is usually the perfect time to buy or sell a home. And for some people, it still is. After all, there are few things more welcoming than warm weather and fresh flowers blooming in the front yard. But maybe you’re waiting to enter the market. That’s okay too. There are plenty of ways you […]

Is the highest bid the best bid?

Posted by on October 15, 2020 at 9:07 am
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An offer on your home moves you one step closer to the finish line in the selling process. And if you’re lucky, you’ll receive multiple offers from a range of bidders.  The highest bid is the obvious choice, right? Not necessarily. Here’s what to consider before moving forward on an offer: Focus on your priorities. […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Neighborhood

Posted by on October 12, 2020 at 9:10 am
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Finding a home that suits you is only part of the journey. Another big part? Choosing the right neighborhood. The number of bedrooms and square footage are certainly important when buying a home — but the community might be even more vital.  After all, it’s where you’ll likely exercise and socialize, where your kids will […]

What to Know About Replacing Kitchen Appliances Before Selling Your House

Posted by on October 10, 2020 at 12:25 pm
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While selling a house can pad out your pocketbook, depending on how much equity you have invested in the home, it’s an unfortunate truth that it can also cost you money in the short term to make the sale. Items like home renovations and staging may need to be paid for upfront before you’ve even […]

How A Home Inspection Helps Buyers Evaluate A House

Posted by on September 30, 2020 at 1:06 pm

You’ve found the home of your dreams and you’re ready to make an offer on it – congratulations! After celebrating the moment, it’s important to prepare for the work needed to complete the purchase. This includes completing any inspections on your possible future home. A basic home inspection provides a general overview of the condition […]

Decorating with Fall Color Schemes

Posted by on September 22, 2020 at 6:25 pm

What does autumn represent to you? For a lot of people, fall is their favorite season. The world is open to new colors and textures that represent comfort and coziness. The colors most associated with this season are brown, red, orange, and gold. The season is also all about textures, like cable knit, dry grasses, […]

Quick Fixes You Can Do This Weekend!

Posted by on August 16, 2020 at 6:17 pm

If you’re short on time during the week, yet your house needs a couple of repairs, it’s easy to set aside a few minutes on a Saturday or Sunday to fix up your home. You can take advantage of a number of easy fixes to get your place back in working order without cutting into […]