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  • If you are an avid DIYer, you like to make improvements around your home while saving money at the same time. The arrival of fall brings with it the opportunity to make some simple improvements to your home to prepare for the colder temperatures. Here are three budget-friendly projects you can tackle this fall! Install … Continue reading 3 Budget-Friendly Fall Projects →

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  • National Fire Prevention Week (October 8 – 14, 2017) serves as a reminder that there’s never a bad time to review fire safety tips with your family and make sure that you are practicing fire prevention in your home. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, an estimated 365,500 homes alone were damaged in 2015 … Continue reading Home Fire Safety & Prevention Tips →

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  • Whether you are planning to list your home this fall or you just want to enjoy your home more, curb appeal matters. Keeping up with curb appeal, however, can be a challenge, especially when the seasons change. Have your home and yard looking beautiful this fall with these 5 curb appeal tips! Enjoy the Fall … Continue reading 5 Tips to Add Fall Curb Appeal →

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  • Have interest rates gone down from when you originally financed your home? Has your financial situation changed since you bought your home? Has your home value increased? Answering “yes” to any of these questions could mean it’s a good time to refinance your home. Switch to a Fixed Rate Loan Refinancing can be done for … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Refinance →

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  • Whether you are an avid fan of a college or pro football team, enjoying game day couldn’t be better than from the comfort of your own home. Here are three game-winning tips that will score points with your friends and family when you host a tailgate party at home! Play It Safe Grilling is a … Continue reading Tailgating At Home →

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  • Buying a home is a huge financial commitment, but according to the results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, homeownership can still be a better deal than paying rent. The report states that in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States, homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year … Continue reading 3 Questions to Consider in Renting vs. Owning →

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  • Maintaining good credit is important for every homeowner.  If you have a line of credit, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. Yesterday, Equifax announced that it experienced … Continue reading Understanding the Equifax Data...

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  • Nobody wants to climb up into the attic for any reason, much less to check and perform maintenance. While being the least visited area in a home, the attic still plays a vital role in keeping your home healthy and comfortable. To keep your attic in top shape, here are 3 basic tips you need … Continue reading 3 Tips for Maintaining Your Attic →

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  • Are you planning a move to a new neighborhood or community? Meeting your new neighbors can provide a sense of community that helps you feel safer, more settled and happier in your new environment. For some people, this could mean stepping out of your comfort zone, so here are four tips to help you connect … Continue reading Meet the Neighbors →

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  • Ceramic tiling has been transforming everyday living spaces for a long time. Beginning in ancient Egypt, tiles were a way to enhance the decorative value of architecture and exterior pathways. Today, tile can be found everywhere, and for good reason! Tile is easy to maintain, durable, cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and trendy. Modern patterns and sizes … Continue reading All About Tile ...

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  • With the number of homes on the market today, homebuyers can afford to be picky. Buyers are looking for the best, so a home can easily slip through the cracks if it’s not in pristine condition. Use these four tips to get your home into shape before getting it on the market. Stage Your Exterior … Continue reading 4 Secrets to Selling Your Home! →

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  • Moving is never an easy process. Picking up and moving to a new house or a new city packs its own boxes of stress and anxiety for anyone, and for children, those emotions can be even more elevated. Here are some tips to help you and your kids make the move and ease the transition … Continue reading Moving…With Children →

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  • Traditionally, we think of the homeowner path as upsizing. When we are young, we buy a small starter home to fit our needs and income. Later, our needs change as our family unit grows, and we move into a larger home to fit our needs. There are times in our lives, however, when smaller spaces … Continue reading Knowing When to Downsize →

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  • Plenty of people have the goal of buying a home, but factors hold them back from making it happen each year. Rising interest rates or not enough savings for the standard 20% down payment are just a few examples that cause people to push off the thought of owning a home. Maybe next year’s rates … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Buy This Summer! →

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  • In addition to increasing curb appeal and the resale value of your home, a fresh paint job on the exterior of your home creates a line of defense against harsh weather. You want to make plans to repair and repaint as soon as you notice any signs of paint beginning to crack, blister, or peel. … Continue reading 4 Tips for Painting Your Home! →

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  • Not everyone can afford the standard down payment when buying a home. Instead, they achieve their dream of home ownership through mortgage insurance. So what exactly is mortgage insurance, and how does it affect your home loan? What is Mortgage Insurance? Mortgage Insurance is an insurance policy that compensates mortgage lenders for losses due to … Continue reading Do I Need Mortgage Insurance? →

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  • Celebrating our nation’s independence by setting off a brilliant display of fireworks is an honored tradition every year on July 4th. Dating back to as early as July 4, 1777, this tradition humbly began when Congress authorized a fireworks display in Philadelphia to honor the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. … Continue reading Backyard Firework Safety →

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  • If your garage doesn’t have the space for your car in anymore, you’re not alone. According to a survey done by researchers at Home Innovation Research Labs, 93% of homeowners surveyed use garages for storage while 84% use it for parking a vehicle. The study also found that only about 70% of the garage space … Continue reading How to Give Your Garage a Makeover →

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  • When you’re buying, refinancing, or selling your home, a home appraisal will always be one of the key components of the transaction. Simply defined, a home appraisal is an unbiased opinion from a professional appraiser on a home’s value. Home appraisals are done to determine whether the home’s contract price is appropriate given the home’s … Continue reading Everything to Know About Home Appraisal...

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  • Whether you’re de-cluttering your home before listing it on the market, or you just need to purge items you no longer need, earn some extra cash by hosting a yard sale. Of course, unlike donating everything to the nearest Goodwill, a lot of hard work and planning goes in to putting on a successful yard … Continue reading 8 Expert Yard Sale Tips! →

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  • When you flip through the channels on your TV, you may notice the influx of home improvement shows popping up. No doubt home improvement shows are quite the rage on television these days, generating substantial audiences and fans on shows like Flip or Flop, The Property Brothers, and Fixer Upper. Following the house-hunters through their … Continue reading Planning on Tackling a Fixer-Upper? →

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  • College commencement speeches have been delivered and diplomas handed out. It’s time for the real world which, for many graduating students, means tackling their student loan debt. Having student loans won’t keep someone from buying a house, although they need to be comfortable with the idea of taking on a large amount of debt while … Continue reading Buying A Home With Student Loan Debt →

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  • Every year, warmer temperatures mark the arrival of pesky insects. These pests persistently search for ways to sneak in your home through the tiniest of cracks and crevices. The yearly bug battle isn’t easy, but taking some proactive steps can make your home a bug-free zone this spring and summer. Prevent Standing Water No matter … Continue reading 5 DIY Pest Control Tips →

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  • Locking the doors at night just doesn’t cut it anymore when it comes to protecting yourself and your family. The fear of a home robbery causes countless homeowners to invest in the latest technology to keep their home safe. Regardless of whether you have a home security system or not, there are a few simple … Continue reading 4 Simple Home Security Hacks →

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  • You found the home that’s right for you. Even better, your offer was accepted, and you are getting closer to moving in. Not so fast! The home inspection is the next big step in the process, and it should never be overlooked. Home inspections may seem daunting at first, especially to a first-time homebuyer. Go … Continue reading 4 Points to Know About Home Inspections →

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  • The well-being of our furry, feathered, or scaly members of our family is so important. Our four-legged friends are vulnerable to knocking things down, ingesting toxic substances, or getting into places they shouldn’t. Moving into a new home or introducing a new pet into a current residence might require a few adjustments to keep them … Continue reading Tips to Pet-Proof Your Home →

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  • Now that the winter chill is no longer here, it’s time to assess your landscaping and see what you can do to revitalize it for the spring season! Here are a few spring landscaping tips that will make your yard turn heads this year. Aerate Your Lawn Over time, your lawn might become compacted, especially … Continue reading 3 Tips to Give Your Yard a Spring Boost →

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  • Home recycling requires a committed amount of time, yet offers many positive benefits to the homeowner as well as the environment. According to the EPA in 2016, about 34.6% of what Americans throw away is recycled, which amounts to a reduction of 186 million tons of carbon-dioxide-equivalent emissions annually. Think about the impact it would … Continue reading 2 Ways to Simplify Home Recycling! →

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