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4 Creative Ways to Market Your Home

August 06, 2018

As spring selling season approaches, the number of homes for sale will naturally grow with the seasonality of the marketplace.  Creating a listing that stands out among growing competition can be increasingly difficult. Thinking outside the box and beyond price, condition, and location can help set your listing apart from other homes on the market. […]

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How to Save Money For Your Down Payment

August 01, 2018

Buying a home means coming up with a down payment, and coming up with that money can be difficult for homebuyers. A down payment is one of the single largest expenditures that most households ever make. It’s often in the tens of thousands of dollars, and sometimes the equivalent to an annual salary. Here are […]

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Buying a Summer Vacation Home

July 23, 2018 best tips for buying a vacation home this summer

The clarion call of summer tickles your wanderlust and gets you thinking about buying a vacation home. Just like buying your first home, this isn’t a decision to be made lightly, and it pays to do the research. Though it may be tempting to buy quickly and get ready to have a pool party, check […]

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Buying a Summer Vacation Home

July 23, 2018 best tips for buying a vacation home this summer

The clarion call of summer tickles your wanderlust and gets you thinking about buying a vacation home. Just like buying your first home, this isn’t a decision to be made lightly, and it pays to do the research. Though it may be tempting to buy quickly and get ready to have a pool party, check […]

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Is it Cheaper to Pack and Ship or Buy New Stuff?

July 17, 2018

Moving isn’t fun—or cheap. Whether your new home is a few streets away or on the other side of the country, you’re going to have to spend some cash to move in. Just how much moving will cost depends, mainly, on how much time you have to move and how far you have to go. […]

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10 Renovations for Aging Homeowners

July 17, 2018 New and existing homeowners alike plan on home renovations for aging in place.

It is never too soon to incorporate aging-in-place renovations to your home plans. You could be a first-time home buyer with house guests in need of accommodation or a baby boomer experiencing home challenges. Or maybe you’re a homeowner with foresight — you might not need the renovations for aging, but they could be attractive […]

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What to Look for in a Pet-Friendly Home

July 05, 2018

Over half of Americans own pets, and most pet owners consider their animals a part of the family. It’s natural, then, for pets factor into your home-buying decision. Where you buy and what to look for often depend on your animal’s needs—classifications that aren’t as simple as they sound. To help you identify pet-friendly homes, […]

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