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Reasons to Perform Renovations Before You List Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Reasons to Perform Renovations Before You List Your Home
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you may want to complete various property renovations. In fact, there are many reasons to perform home renovations before you add your house to the real estate market, and these reasons include: 1. You can revamp the look and feel of your home. If your home has a...
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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?
Deciding to pay off your mortgage can be a confusing decision to make. You might be wondering about how you would take care of other financial debts or emergencies should they arise. Deciding to pay or not to pay off your mortgage early should be a decision made by you. The economic circumstances around you should determine this...
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Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Posted on 10/27/2019
Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Finding the right vacation house is rarely simple. Dozens of quality vacation residences are available in cities and towns nationwide. Yet if you make even a single mistake during your search for the ideal vacation residence, you risk making a poor property buying decision. As you get set to begin a search for a vacation home, there are many...
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Key Items to Sell Before Moving Day Arrives
Posted on 10/20/2019
Key Items to Sell Before Moving Day Arrives
If you recently sold your home and plan to relocate to a new address, you may need to pack up your personal belongings. And in some instances, there may be items that you can sell before moving day arrives. These include: 1. Furniture Although your couch, sofa, loveseat and other furniture may have served you well for many years,...
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Securing a Mortgage Loan for a Second Property
Posted on 10/13/2019
Securing a Mortgage Loan for a Second Property
Most people that obtain a mortgage loan against another property usually plan to buy a second house. This means that they are not ready to sell or move out of their existing place of residence, but they wish to have a second house that they can occupy later, use as a vacation retreat or as an income property....
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Will Your House Impress Buyers?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Will Your House Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Responding to a Bidding War
Posted on 09/29/2019
Responding to a Bidding War
You and your agent search for weeks to find the perfect home and suddenly, there it is on the market. It’s in the highly sought-after neighborhood of your dreams and, amazingly, the asking price is in your sweet spot. You and your agent follow tried and true negotiation tactics only to learn that the seller has multiple offers...
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Adding Wood Floors in the Kitchen?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Adding Wood Floors in the Kitchen?
A growing trend in interior design is to put wood flooring in the kitchen. If this seems counter-intuitive to you, you're not the only one. After all, the risk of damage from traffic, water, spills, stains, and even burns could certainly give one pause. But mainly to accommodate the free-flow open-concept designs and create a visually seamless aspect,...
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Throw A House Warming Party On A Budget
Posted on 09/15/2019
Throw A House Warming Party On A Budget
House warming parties are engaging channels to bring your friends and new neighbors together and show your new home off to them. These parties can take different forms depending on how you want it and how much you're willing to spend. Moving from one home to another is an expensive process. Therefore, it is reasonable for many homeowners...
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