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Homebuying

How To Make a Competitive Offer In Today’s Market

Do you want to know how to make the best offer on a house? In today’s market, there are many moving parts that could make or break your...

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Finances

How to Choose Home Insurance

You’re finally buying a house. Hello, adulthood! Also – congratulations on making the decision to own a home. If you’re like most...

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Home Selling

What Does An Appraiser Look At?

Home purchases usually involve an appraisal. Lenders will condition for an appraisal to make sure that the collateral (the house) is...

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Home Selling

How Can I Sell My House Quickly?

Real estate is a unique product. It sells differently than anything else people buy. Real property is scarce, immobile, customized, and...

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Finances

How Home Insurance Claims Work

If you own your home, you probably have a homeowner’s insurance policy. If you have a mortgage, you likely pay into an escrow account...

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Lifestyle

DIY Serving Trays

How can you make your social soiree stand out from the rest? Add a little DIY, and we’re not just talking about the food! Your serving...

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Lifestyle

Small Closet Hacks: 11 Ways to Squeeze More From Your Space

Living with a small closet can be a real bummer - especially when home design magazines and blogs tout the architecture of large, roomy,...

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Mortgage 101

The Homebuying Race is On: Get Preapproved to Finish Strong!

Can you make an offer on your next house without a mortgage preapproval? Yes, but your offer is likely to stall if you don’t back it up....

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Lifestyle

Surveillance Systems for Your Home

Home security is more important than ever. Because property damage and theft are common crimes all across the US, it's a good idea to...

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Lifestyle

Incorporating Color Into Landscaping

Color trends ebb and flow. Good design balances the timeless with the trendy and should reflect both ends of the spectrum. Fortunately,...

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