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A Guide to Selling an Aging Relative’s Home

October 09, 2018

At some point, most of us have to support aging relatives transition into their next stage of life. This can take many forms, but it usually involves moving them out of the home where they’ve lived for decades—sometimes their entire lives. It’s always a difficult process, emotionally and logistically. If you have to sell an […]

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Square Up for Your Next Window Replacement

September 04, 2018 how to replace windows on your home

Maybe they’re drafty or you just don’t like the way they look. Either way, you’ve made the decision to replace your windows. While it seems like a daunting task, replacing windows can be a creative process that doesn’t have to break the bank. Our DIY guides are second to none, and with a few fundamentals […]

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A Guide to Remodeling Your Bathroom

August 31, 2018

  Welcome to the mother of all home renovation challenges: the bathroom. Potential DIYers and home sprucer-uppers are often filled with dread when considering this difficult task. It can be a doozy, but take a deep breath. Our guide will walk you through the steps necessary to solving your bathroom woes. And if doing it […]

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How To Sell Your Home While Living In It

August 24, 2018

You put a lot of time into understanding the current housing market in your area, hiring a realtor, and prepping your home for sale. But your work is not done. Now you have to balance continuing your everyday life, while maintaining the home for potential buyers to view. Follow these tips on how to sell […]

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Does Home Flipping Pay Off?

August 20, 2018

Many homeowners and homebuyers entertain the idea of purchasing an investment property. Buying a home and renovating it so you can quickly sell it seems like an easy way to make extra money. The multitude of HGTV reality shows on house flipping and remodeling make the concept even more alluring. But does home flipping really […]

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6 Steps to the Home Buying Process

August 16, 2018

You’ve made the decision to buy a home, you’ve saved for a down payment, and you’ve been pre-approved by First Option for a mortgage. So what do you do next? What does the approval process look like? Have no fear! Here’s our guide to getting approved for your next big step and getting into your […]

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The Ultimate “Is This Neighborhood Right for Me?” Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 16, 2018

There are many factors to consider when purchasing a new home, and closely evaluating the neighborhood is extremely important. Our infographic walks you through the nuances of appraising your potential neighborhood and provides the resources you need to determine if the neighborhood you’re considering is right for you. Have a look and be sure to […]

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