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Posted on 04/07/2020
4 Tips to Settle Down in Your New City
Photo by Alexas Fotos via PixabayMoving to a new city is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Getting the lay of the land, especially if you don't have contacts in the city, is intimidating. From figuring out your transportation options to learning where the most affordable grocery store is, you have many things to tackle...
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Posted on 03/31/2020
Tips on Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Basement
Picture by PIRO4D via Pixabay Flooring can add to the function of your newly finished basement, or it can take it away. Installing the wrong type of flooring material in a below-grade space could leave you open to costly water damage or even the growth of mold and bacteria. Even the best-built basements are sometimes prone to invasion...
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Posted on 03/24/2020
The Most Important Things to Have Around The House According to New Homeowners
Purchasing your first home will be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling parts of your life. It’s an important milestone on the way to financial independence and to starting a family for millions of Americans. It also comes with a lot of responsibilities and unforeseen expenses. A Reddit user asked the online community what items ended up being...
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Posted on 03/17/2020
Problems You Can Prevent When Buying a Home
The last thing you want to experience after purchasing a new home is "buyer's remorse!" With that in mind, it pays to look at all angles when house shopping. Although emotions and first impressions are going to play a big role in your home-buying decisions, a thoughtful analysis of the pros and cons of every home that appeals to...
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Posted on 03/10/2020
5 Common Real Estate Photography Mistakes
Today’s home buyers see hundreds if not thousands of real estate photos when they’re in the market. Odds are that they’ll eliminate a number of homes from their search before ever even setting foot in them. As you can imagine, that makes your home listing’s photographs all the more important to securing solid leads on your house. In spite...
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Posted on 03/03/2020
Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Put Off
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Even if you love your home and never plan to leave it, there may come a point when you need to put it on the market. The home maintenance tasks you tackle today have a direct impact on your home’s value tomorrow. If you want to protect the value of your home,...
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Posted on 02/25/2020
Locate Your Dream Home
If you want to quickly find and acquire your dream house, it generally is beneficial to narrow your property search. Because if you focus on available homes in a select group of cities and towns, you may be able to speed up the process of buying your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 02/18/2020
Methods of Holding Property
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Sometimes a couple buys a house together but does not marry. Lawyers and closing agents often title the property as tenants in common. This causes major problems if one partner passes and the other expects the property to transfer solely to them. When a property is titled as tenants in common, the...
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Posted on 02/11/2020
What to Expect During the Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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Posted on 02/04/2020
How To Complete Your Post-Winter Checklist
Every winter, your home faces harsh weather, and it may benefit you to examine your home during the warmer months for any areas that may need maintenance to avoid excessive and costly repairs to your home during or after the winter. Here are few things to check before the snow starts to fall.1. The Roof: Excess snowfall on...
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