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06/27/2019 - 9:57am | DIY, buying a home, selling a home

Making your home stand out doesn't have to be hard or overly expensive. If you're thinking of selling, small touches can make a big impact and help put your home above others. You don't have to break the bank when it comes to making your property 'pop.' Below you'll find some... READ MORE >

06/04/2019 - 1:31pm | Home Buying, buying, Negotiate, negotiating, seller's market

Buying in a seller's real estate market can be daunting. With the possibility of high competition for properties, it can be difficult to determine what might put your offer ahead of others. Below are tips on how to negotiate should you be in a seller's market.

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04/30/2019 - 9:43am | Real Estate, home, Home Inspection

Home inspections have a very important part in the home buying process. For buyers, the home inspection provides an assessment of the home conducted by a trained inspector. While not required... READ MORE >

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

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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 >

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