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Smart Home Innovations
Posted on 12/08/2019
Smart Home Innovations
Image by REDPIXEL.PL from Shutterstock With each passing day, more advancement in technology hits the market. Innovations are springing up to simplify life in all areas of the home. Technology has always made home life easier for people from washing machines to take care of your laundry to dishwashers to clean your dishes. Now, new inventions have reached...
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Consider All Angles When Buying Your Next Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
Consider All Angles When Buying Your Next Home
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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3 Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Address Them
Posted on 11/24/2019
3 Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you plan to buy a home in the immediate future, there are several concerns that you should address before you embark on your house search. In fact, some of the most common homebuying concerns include: 1. Lack of Home Financing You know you want to purchase a house, but obtaining financing sometimes is difficult. Fortunately, if you meet...
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Cleaning and Painting Are Priorities for Home Sellers
Posted on 11/17/2019
Cleaning and Painting Are Priorities for Home Sellers
Preparing to put your home on the market almost invariably involves three things: painting, cleaning, and organizing. Since you might also need to do some repairs and updating, it's crucial that you prioritize your tasks and make sure you're not spending more money, time, and energy than necessary. Consulting with your real estate agent about what projects are the...
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When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
Posted on 11/10/2019
When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
If you're ready to sell your home, you may wonder if the time is right. Timing is truly everything when you’re selling a home. If you have some flexibility, it might be a good idea to wait to sell your home. Even with time constraints, there are a few strategies to employ that can help you find the sweet...
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Investing In Real Estate Is Still A Viable Option
Posted on 11/03/2019
Investing In Real Estate Is Still A Viable Option
Investing in real estate investment is still a viable option, consider these few trends. Construction of new homes is on the increase in the U.S. Although the Census Bureau reported that new home sales in January 2019 had dropped 6.9 percent as compared to the same period last year. The U.S. median property sales went down from $373,100...
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Reasons Why Owning Is Better Than Renting
Posted on 10/27/2019
Reasons Why Owning Is Better Than Renting
Many people shy away from this topic; they think it’s something way out of their league. Deciding to buy a home requires a lot of planning and saving, it’s not a decision made over the night. Remaining a tenant is not bad especially if you can’t afford to buy a house just yet. However, deciding to stay a...
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Are Smart Home Gadgets Must-Haves?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Are Smart Home Gadgets Must-Haves?
Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. property owners. Yet deciding which smart house gadgets – if any – are right for you may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to determine if a smart home device is a must-have, such as: 1. Consider a Smart Home Device's Purpose A...
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PMI - What It Is and Why It's Important
Posted on 10/13/2019
PMI - What It Is and Why It's Important
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Spice Up Your Bathroom By Adding Flowers To It
Posted on 10/06/2019
Spice Up Your Bathroom By Adding Flowers To It
Not many people would readily consider the bathroom as the prime spot for flower decoration but propping a small vase of flowers on your vanity is a natural yet high-impact way to add a layer of color and a touch of luxury to your bathroom. A small vase of colorful can also bring freshness to the most unremarkable,...
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Things You Need to Know About Poinsettias
Posted on 09/29/2019
Things You Need to Know About Poinsettias
Poinsettias are plants most often associated with Christmas, but you can display them indoors during any season. They are beautiful and can add color to your home. Poinsettia flowers come in pink, white, cream and red (which is the most popular). These flowers grow up to 18 inches tall, but to keep them looking stunning requires a substantial...
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Things to Note When Moving
Posted on 09/22/2019
Things to Note When Moving
Moving to a new home can be either a fun experience or a very stressful time for you. It all depends on the way you manage the move. Being prepared for the entire process is one definite way of making sure that the whole moving experience is a fun one for you. Follow these simple ideas for a...
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