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Choosing the Right Mortgage Type
Posted on 01/19/2020
Choosing the Right Mortgage Type
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayWhen it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with lower...
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When Should You Buy a House?
Posted on 01/12/2020
When Should You Buy a House?
The right time to purchase a home varies from person to person. Meanwhile, buying a house is one of the biggest decisions an individual may make in his or her lifetime. As such, it is important to weigh your options closely to determine if now if the right time to buy a house. There are several things you can...
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How to Enjoy a Fast, Successful Homebuying Experience
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Enjoy a Fast, Successful Homebuying Experience
Let's face it – all homebuyers want to enjoy a fast, successful property buying experience. Yet transforming this vision into a reality can be difficult for first-time and experienced property buyers alike. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless homebuying...
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Is Your Home Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Is Your Home Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you might believe your house is worth more than you originally paid for it. However, there are many factors that impact a house's value, and these factors include: 1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market The housing market can vary from city to city, town to...
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Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
Posted on 12/22/2019
Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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The Best Houseplants to Use Around the Home
Posted on 12/15/2019
The Best Houseplants to Use Around the Home
Houseplants are a great way to make your home feel more comfortable, colorful, and--in the winter--to bring a bit of living nature back into your life until spring arrives. There are houseplants that will thrive in just about any location of your home. Plus, you can find houseplants that are low-maintenance or ones that are a bit more rewarding...
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Does Your Home Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Does Your Home Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
A home listing presents a valuable opportunity. If you allocate time and resources to craft an engaging and informative listing, you could differentiate your house from the competition. Perhaps most important, your listing could help you speed up the home selling process. There are many things you can do to help your house listing stand out to buyers, such...
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What to Expect During the Property Buying Journey
Posted on 12/01/2019
What to Expect During the Property Buying Journey
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Posted on 11/24/2019
3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Paying off a mortgage early is a dream of many homeowners. By making larger payments on your home loan, you can cut years off of your loan term and save thousands of dollars in interest payments that you can use toward savings or investments. But in an economy that has seen decades of wage stagnation and increasing costs of...
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Choose the Best Sunroom for You
Posted on 11/17/2019
Choose the Best Sunroom for You
If you spend more time at home and wish to have a more expansive area for both your kids and their friends to hang out, then you need to consider a sunroom. You can turn your deck into a fantastic sunroom addition. Follow the tips below for choosing the right sunroom: Compare the price and value of a...
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Why Move-In-Ready Homes Are Worth It
Posted on 11/10/2019
Why Move-In-Ready Homes Are Worth It
If you’re in the market to buy a home, you have a lot of options. Do you want to buy a fixer-upper? Should you get a home close to the city or nestled in the suburbs? How much can you spend on a home to get the amount of space you’ll need for you and your family. There are...
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Wrap Up a Home Purchase
Posted on 11/03/2019
Wrap Up a Home Purchase
After a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her house, it likely will be only a few weeks before you can wrap up your home purchase. And if you understand exactly what to expect during the homebuying process, you should have no trouble eliminating potential hurdles along the way. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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