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How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Home?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Home?
Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations. There is no need to rush the homebuying journey....
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Easy Fireplace Care
Posted on 12/29/2019
Easy Fireplace Care
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay Before you start your first fire of the season, take a few moments to put your fireplace in order. You can do this in less than a half-hour if you gather everything you need. Here's the list: Metal bucket with a lid for removing ash A garden kneeling pad Heavy rubber work gloves...
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Have You Set a Competitive Price for Your Residence?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Have You Set a Competitive Price for Your Residence?
If you want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, it generally is helpful to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. With an aggressive price, you can stir up lots of interest in your home. As a result, you can increase the likelihood of a fast home sale. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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When Should a Seller Get Their Home Inspected?
Posted on 12/15/2019
When Should a Seller Get Their Home Inspected?
If this is your first home sale, you might be wondering about what your requirements are in terms of home inspections. A vital step in the closing process, professional home inspections are typically included in real estate contracts as a contingency (the sale is dependent upon their completion). But, are there any situations in which a seller would get...
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Is a Beach House Right For You?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Is a Beach House Right For You?
Image by Alex G from Pixabay Having a home on or near Miami Beach can be a dream come true. It can be a peaceful place to live, with breathtaking views, the smell of the ocean and cool breeze flowing through your home. While you fall asleep listening to the waves, the cost may outweigh the benefit. Here...
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Manage Your Time, Schedule, and Family Priorities
Posted on 12/01/2019
Manage Your Time, Schedule, and Family Priorities
When you stop and think about all the details you have to take care of as a homeowner, it sometimes feels like you're running a business! That's especially true if have to coordinate everything from family doctor appointments to home remodeling projects. Many people get so caught up in their daily routines and responsibilities that they lose sight of...
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Everything You Need to Know About Home Appraisals
Posted on 11/24/2019
Everything You Need to Know About Home Appraisals
Home appraisals are an important part of the buying and selling process. Lenders use appraisals to make sure that the home is worth what the borrower is paying. A home’s appraisal value is based on a number of factors, all of which we’ll discuss in this post. Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or are just learning about the process...
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Moving Soon and Want to Get Rid of Old Items? Try Selling Them Online
Posted on 11/17/2019
Moving Soon and Want to Get Rid of Old Items? Try Selling Them Online
Moving to a new home can be a stressful time for a new homeowner. Packing up a house-full of belongings is a strenuous process that can take up a lot of time and energy. And, if you’re working with movers, you’re going to have to pay for everything you want to move. One way to make the process of...
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Are You Prepared to Sell a Home?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Are You Prepared to Sell a Home?
When it comes to selling a house, it is important to prepare as much as you can. That way, you can identify potential home selling hurdles and overcome these issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prep for the house selling journey. 1. Analyze All Areas of Your Home You might...
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Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Posted on 11/03/2019
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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How To Create A Cleaning Toolkit For Moving Day
Posted on 10/27/2019
How To Create A Cleaning Toolkit For Moving Day
Moving day is an exciting day but it’s also a lot of work and can even be a little stressful. Everything is boxed up and feels near impossible to find when you need it. Avoid scrambling through boxes to find a trash bag or paper towels. Be prepared on moving day no matter what comes your way with a...
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Top Apps That Make Your Moving Easier
Posted on 10/20/2019
Top Apps That Make Your Moving Easier
Everyone dreads moving day (if you don't, you are a rare breed). Remember how tired you got just thinking about it - The hassles of house hunting, the sorting, the packing, the heavy lifting, the question of which is worse, the "moving out" or the "moving in"? Thankfully, there are now numerous apps that help when it comes...
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