5 Signs It’s Time to Sell Your Home

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Have you outgrown your home? Or has your home outgrown you and your household? Fewer and fewer families expect to stay in their first or second home for the long haul. Here are some factors to determine if you're financially and emotionally ready to sell your house: 1. Growing or shrinking household — Are you […]

2018’s Hottest Hues!

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Color can impact the overall mood of your surroundings as well as what potential buyers feel when they step inside your home. The challenge comes in choosing the right combination for your particular space. See what forecasters are predicting and learn how to implement the hot colors of 2018. Hues to Use Experts from Pantone, […]

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

Your home is an investment that requires ongoing maintenance to stay in tiptop shape. If you neglect annual and quarterly tasks, however, you risk overlooking potential issues that could lead to expensive repairs down the road. Stay on top of preventive maintenance tasks with a seasonal checklist and the reminders below. Winter – To prevent pipes from bursting, drain […]

Three Methods to Organize Your Home

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We all have some level of attachment to our things. However, many of us feel as though we're drowning in stuff. Fortunately, there's been a growing movement toward minimalism, and there are numerous methods that can help. Below are three decluttering philosophies to help you clear out and clean up your home and life. Feng […]

Spring Lawncare Guide

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by Julie Day As the world outside finally begins to turn green after a long winter, it’s time once again to pay attention to your lawn. Spring is a sensitive time for your yard – the soil is spongy, the plants are tender, and the weather is unpredictable. Your lawn will thank you for being […]

Spring 2015 Home-Buying Guide – 5 Realtor Tips

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Spring and all its glory is right around the corner—just take a look at the signs all around you. No, we’re not talking about the budding flowers or the chirping birds—we’re referring to those “For Sale” signs that start popping up on lawns across the country as the weather starts heating up. And once the […]

5 Ways Spring Home Sellers Can Gain An Edge

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Along with tulips and daffodils, "For Sale" signs will soon be popping up across neighborhood lawns. An improving labor market in the U.S. is expected to spur increased home sales in 2015, so if you've been wanting to sell your home, low interest rates and tight inventory levels should create an attractive environment. "With the improving economy, we will […]

Rent vs. Buy

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This Article was reprinted from nationamortgagenews.com The U.S. economy is improving and, with it, rents are rising nationwide. In many U.S. markets, on a monthly basis, it’s more expensive to rent a home than to own one. Thankfully, the expanding economy has softened mortgage eligibility requirements. Credit score minimums are dropping and banks have become […]

Most wanted modern kitchen appliances

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The real estate world is an ever-evolving industry, with homebuyers often driving the change. Kitchens have been a frequent source of buyer fixation as they have transitioned from a place for food prep to a gathering place for family and friends. Along with functionality, buyers want an attractive space they will enjoy even when the […]

Tips when buying a second home

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Brush up on location, lifestyle and finances while searching for your retreat. Buying a second home has become one of the fastest growing trends in the United States. In fact, more than 30 million Americans are expected to enter the second home market within the next decade. It can seem like a daunting task, but […]

Home Inspection

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Because a home purchase most likely is the largest investment you’ll ever make, it’s essential that you have a thorough understanding of the property’s condition. A comprehensive professional home inspection will provide you with a detailed and much better understanding of the property you intend to buy. The standard home inspection is an objective visual […]