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04/09/2019 - 9:22am | selling a home, home, Real Estate, home prices

Years ago, before the Internet was widely available for every aspect of life, determining the price of your home for your local market relied heavily on the assistance of a real estate agent or broker. Now, with the ease of access to many different online real estate... READ MORE >

02/28/2019 - 10:21am | home buyer, Selling, buying, Real Estate

Buying a home is exciting whether it’s your first home or your fifth. But while buying a home can be a real adventure, many owners put their home on the market while trying to find a new house. As a homeowner, you can try to sell while looking for something new, but it can get... READ MORE >

01/31/2019 - 4:39pm | home owning, condos, condominiums

Condominiums have been a staple in the U.S. housing market for decades. While home ownership is a goal for many individuals and couples throughout the U.S., there are many people that are not interested in a standard single-family home. Condominiums, or condos as they’re... READ MORE >

01/03/2019 - 8:44pm |

If you’re looking to start a-new this coming year, why not have a checklist of things you can do for your home to give it a fresh start to 2019? There’s nothing better than a clean home, and it’s a great way to begin a brand new year.

START WITH THE LITTLE THINGS

Many of us,... READ MORE >

11/02/2018 - 12:27pm | mortgage, deeds, scams, home owner, home owning

When you own a home or property, the last thing you want is to fall victim to a scam that leaves you broke or homeless. Unfortunately, there are several scams out there that target home buyers, sellers and owners alike. Scam artists can get away with a lot, especially when... READ MORE >

10/02/2018 - 12:05pm | Renovation, updates, rental, investment property

When it comes to a rental or income property, make sure your property stands out, especially if you happen to own in a competitive real estate market. While full-blown renovations and remodeling can be daunting (and expensive), small updates can help your property shine. If you... READ MORE >

08/29/2018 - 8:38pm | homeowners, emergency, natural disaster, home insurance

Preparing Your Home For A Disaster

When it comes to our homes, as homeowners we can never be too prepared for the unexpected. But, for many of us, we have yet to even anticipate the unexpected. When it comes to a disaster, is your home or your family ready for action at a moment’s notice... READ MORE >

07/27/2018 - 11:16am | Real Estate, Seller, selling a home, For Sale

Landscaping Tips That Can Help Your Home Sell

For some properties, landscaping can make or break a deal. Unless you’re selling a real fixer-upper, your home’s yard is an important part of the real estate equation. If you’re looking to put your home on the market, or you’ve already listed... READ MORE >

06/26/2018 - 10:03am | For Sale, agent, Real Estate, selling a home

When Your Home Doesn’t Sell

When you list your home you hope for a quick, successful sale. For many real estate markets throughout the U.S., newly listed homes can be snatched up in the blink of an eye (for some cities, properties can sell within a day or less). While we all would love a... READ MORE >

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