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Summer Home Trends

Posted by on July 2, 2022 at 8:29 am
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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 […]

Staging Your Home

Posted by on June 28, 2022 at 8:44 am
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Staging is a vital tool when selling a property. The majority of buyer’s agents say staging can increase offers by anywhere from 1% to 20%, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors.  On a home listed at $400,000, that could mean up to $80,000 more. Do you want to market your property […]

How to Pay for Your Home Improvements

Posted by on June 17, 2022 at 5:39 pm
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You’ll probably want to improve your home at some point. It might be out of necessity if you need a new roof or fence — or you might want more space or additional amenities, like an updated kitchen or a swimming pool. Whatever the reason for your projects, you’ll likely need some help paying for […]

Look Out for These Common Home Hazards

Posted by on June 1, 2022 at 1:35 am
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Homes can have safety issues that aren’t always obvious — problems that could endanger you and your family. Fortunately, doing an annual safety audit of your property can help identify some of these hazards and allow you to remedy them before they cause larger problems. It may also help you to avoid using your home […]

Big Housing Decisions You May Face

Posted by on May 20, 2022 at 9:19 am
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Housing decisions are never small. Where you choose to live impacts your budget, your job prospects and your social life.  And in the future, your home plays a major role in what your retirement might look like (financially and logistically).  For these reasons, housing decisions require plenty of careful consideration. Want to be prepared to […]

Ideas to Improve Your Outdoor Space

Posted by on May 10, 2022 at 10:46 am
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We’re finally approaching summer: The days are getting longer, the sun is shining and the weather’s getting warmer — it’s the perfect opportunity to spend more time outdoors. Is your backyard or patio ready for heavier use? If not, there’s still time, and you don’t need to spend a lot to make it happen. Here […]

What to Know About Home Inspections

Posted by on May 7, 2022 at 1:32 am
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You probably know that home inspections are often part of the home buying process. But do you know why they’re so important — or what they mean for your home purchase or sale? Home inspections can play a big role in whether your home buying (or selling) efforts are successful. Are you hoping to buy […]

Inspiring Kitchen Upgrades Trending Now

Posted by on May 3, 2022 at 1:30 am
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For many households, the kitchen tends to be one of the most-used spaces in the home.  It’s where you cook, entertain and have family dinner. And even when it’s not mealtime, the kitchen often becomes a gathering place for snacking, doing homework and spending time together. Does your current kitchen live up to your expectations […]

Add Value to Your Home with Spring Cleaning

Posted by on April 20, 2022 at 6:32 am

Clean Up the Yard You never get a second chance to make a great first impression, so make the most of your home’s first impression by cleaning up the yard. Clear away fall and winter debris such as fallen branches and leaves. Pick up and put away toys and other items that are not lawn […]

Spring Planting Guide

Posted by on April 10, 2022 at 3:44 am

If you’re ready to get outside and get your hands dirty now that winter is over, there is nothing more rewarding than planting flowers. Planting some annuals that will give a pop of color to your yard is a great way to celebrate the spring. Here is our spring planting guide to give you a […]

How do you know when it’s time to sell?

Posted by on March 29, 2022 at 9:15 am
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The housing market has stayed competitive for months, and if you’re like many property owners, you’ve probably thought about selling. But is this the right time? Selling your home is a big decision, and pinpointing the perfect time to make your move can be challenging. Here are a few questions to consider if you want […]

Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Posted by on February 11, 2022 at 12:57 am
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Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster. The right changes appeal to buyers […]

Sleep Well with These Bedroom Designs

Posted by on February 4, 2022 at 12:52 am

Did you know that your bedroom could be affecting your ability to sleep well at night? Your bedroom should be decorated with a good sleep in mind. If you’re not getting enough restful sleep, it may be time to redecorate. The following ideas can help you improve the mood in your bedroom to help you […]

Prepare for Your Home Search

Posted by on January 4, 2022 at 1:29 pm
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Whether you were outbid on every home you liked or you never found the right fit because of limited inventory, you probably encountered a few challenges if you tried to buy a home this year. With a new year around the corner, are you thinking about continuing your search? No matter what the market looks […]

Key Questions About Down Payments

Posted by on November 10, 2021 at 10:40 am
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Down payments can be a challenge to navigate, even for experienced home buyers.  How much do you need to put down? Do current market conditions change anything for you? Even the most basic questions aren’t always easy to answer. Whether you’re thinking of buying soon or planning ahead for a purchase in 2022, now is […]

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.  […]