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Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a Residence for the Right Price
Posted on 11/10/2019
Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a Residence for the Right Price
If you want to buy your dream house in the near future, you likely will need to put together a competitive offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an immediate "Yes" from a property seller after you submit your homebuying proposal. Ultimately, it helps to know what differentiates a competitive homebuying proposal from a...
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Mortgage: Is Bigger Better?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Mortgage: Is Bigger Better?
When dealing with mortgages, people erroneously believe that the smaller the mortgage taken out, the better for them. This article will clarify the reasons why even as daunting as it sounds, the larger and more prolonged the loan, the better. People who apply for mortgages are those who want to own a house but don't have sufficient cash...
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Considerations When Choosing a Mortgage
Posted on 11/03/2019
Considerations When Choosing a Mortgage
People focus mostly on the interest rate when looking for the best mortgage. Other than the interest rate, there are some other variables to consider when looking for a mortgage that is ideal for you. One of the variables that you should consider is the length of the mortgage agreement. There are various options available, so you need...
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Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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Navigate the Home Selling Journey Like a Pro
Posted on 10/27/2019
Navigate the Home Selling Journey Like a Pro
No one should be forced to deal with a long, complicated home selling journey. Fortunately, there are many things a seller can do to navigate the property selling journey like a pro. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a quick, profitable home selling experience. 1. Analyze the Housing Market You may have entered...
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Upscale Bathroom Upgrades For The Homeowner On A Budget
Posted on 10/20/2019
Upscale Bathroom Upgrades For The Homeowner On A Budget
If there’s one room in the house most people long to be high end, it’s the bathroom. A room of relaxation and rest. The one place everyone can find time to themselves within, even if it’s two minutes. The bathroom is our sanctuary. And you don’t need to break the bank to create a luxe environment. Frame a flat...
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6 Design Tips to Wow Your Guests
Posted on 10/20/2019
6 Design Tips to Wow Your Guests
To impress guests, your décor needs to be outside the box in a tasteful way. If you’re tired of getting the same polite applause and want to drop your visitors’ jaws (metaphorically), conventional patterns and colors won’t do. Read on if you’re a little short on ideas and need something to reawaken the creative you. Hang eye-catching pendant...
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Best Home Staging Secrets to Help You Sell Faster
Posted on 10/13/2019
Best Home Staging Secrets to Help You Sell Faster
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression and that applies not only to our personal and professional lives but also to real estate. Humans are sensory by nature, and those senses are linked to emotions that often determine our decisions. When you have the opportunity...
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Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Posted on 10/13/2019
Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Ready to start a successful home selling journey? To achieve your house selling goals, you'll want to prepare as much as possible. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the home selling journey so you can enjoy an unforgettable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you kick off a successful...
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Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen
Posted on 10/06/2019
Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen
Among the upgrades most sought in a kitchen are new cabinets and appliances, granite, marble, or even concrete countertops, and the ubiquitous farmhouse-style sink top the list. If the expense of these renovations is out of reach, however, there are some simple changes that can give your kitchen a new look. Open shelving, for example, can breathe new...
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Reasons Why A Mortgage Is Better Than A Rent
Posted on 10/06/2019
Reasons Why A Mortgage Is Better Than A Rent
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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How to Host a Successful Game Night
Posted on 09/29/2019
How to Host a Successful Game Night
Hosting an evening of activities is a great way to spend time with and engage your friends, family, and community. A fun game-night can quickly become a new ritual for your neighborhood family and help you develop and maintain friendships. Whether it’s your first time hosting a game night or your 50th, here are some key steps to...
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