Real Estate | First Option Mortgage, LLC - Part 3

10 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

June 28, 2018 A home is an investment. Here are ten ways to increase that investment’s value.

If you own your home, it’s probably the biggest contributor to your net worth. Increasing the value of your home is nearly always in your best interest, but a homeowner needs to pick and choose between the many improvement options available. Here are ten home improvement projects that increase the value of your home, make […]

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

June 26, 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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What to Look for When Choosing a Home Builder

June 25, 2018

Finding the perfect home is never easy, which is why many people avoid the market altogether and decide to start from scratch. Choosing to build your own home attracts people for myriad reasons, but the most prominent of them is the increase of control. Whether you want to build a custom house, a town home, […]

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The Top 10 Red Flags to Look for When Buying a Home

June 21, 2018

Buying a new home is beyond exciting. So exciting, in fact, that it can be easy to overlook major red flags before you’ve made the purchase. Is that chipping paint just old, or is it a potential $10,000 removal expense? What about those odd splotches on the ceiling — are they leftover tossed spaghetti stains […]

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How to Choose What to Move, What to Toss, and What to Sell

June 20, 2018

Few people enjoy moving, not the process as a whole or any of its individual parts. Carrying heavy boxes and pianos, coordinating travel, unpacking in a way that isn’t total chaos: It’s never fun, but it’s a bit easier if you consolidate your possessions before the move. As you’re preparing to pack up your home, […]

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Study Links Happiness Levels to Commute Times

June 13, 2018

Ever dream about the dream commute? Is shaving 10, even 20 minutes out of your morning and afternoon drive at the center of your American Dream? If asked what’s the most miserable part of their day, most people don’t think twice: It’s consistently their drive between home and work. For decades the daily commute has […]

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7 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to Moving

June 11, 2018

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, it’s difficult to adjust to a new home, especially for kids. The process can often make them feel like their wholes lives have been uprooted, which isn’t entirely untrue. New neighbors and a new school is a dramatic change, but you can prepare them for it. […]

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