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April 16, 2020

Have You Outgrown Your Home?

 

 

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along the way – might not be your forever home.

The good news is, it’s okay to admit if your house no ...

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April 4, 2020

5,300 Reasons to Be Happy You’re a Homeowner

 

 

Studies have shown that, in many cases, the largest asset a family owns is the house they live in. Over the last twelve months, that asset has gained substantial value.

CoreLogic released their Homeowner Equity Insights Report which revealed that: “U.S. homeowners with mortgages (roughly 64% of ...

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March 25, 2020

Real Estate Reality Show Myths Debunked

 

 

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many ...

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March 14, 2020

Will Your Current Home Serve You Well in Retirement?

 

 

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your ...

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March 5, 2020

Is Your Agent Qualified to Help You?

 

 

In our line of work, we talk to many buyers and sellers who tell us they already have agents they’re working with. In reply, we ask how many agents they interviewed before picking the one they have. Nine times out of 10, the answer is none.

Buying and ...

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Feb. 24, 2020

Moving Soon? Be Prepared

 

 

So you found the home of your dreams and the keys are in your hand! That means there’s one final thing. Moving. Though getting a new home is exciting, the thought of the moving process is often majorly stress inducing. The best way the make the move as ...

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Feb. 13, 2020

So You Want To Flip Houses?

 

 

Flipping and selling houses has become a very popular practice. If you know what you’re doing, there’s a lot of profit to be made! But if you’re new to it, there can be many confusing elements to grasp. To help you get started on the right foot, we’ve ...

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Feb. 4, 2020

Pros and Cons of an HOA

 

 

When searching for a new home, you are more than likely to come across homes that are in a community managed by a Homeowners Association, along with homes that are not. If you ask two different homeowners how they feel about HOA, you will get two completely different ...

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Jan. 27, 2020

5 Things to Consider Before Renting Your Home Short-Term

 

 

As the march out of winter gets underway, a lot of people are already starting to plan their spring and summer vacations. Oh, they’ll go somewhere sunny, or to a fantastic resort or maybe, if you’re lucky, your house.

They might as well, you’re going to be going ...

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Jan. 18, 2020

Garage Organization Under $50

 

 

If clutter trumps cars in your garage, get organized (and make room for your vehicles) with these smart garage storage solutions, each costing less than $50.

Wheels

  1. Hoist bicycles to the rafters with a rope-and-pulley system ($22) that makes it easy to raise the bike and lock safely ...
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