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Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Are you considering putting your house hunting on hold until after the New Year? While it may seem like the end of the year is not a great time to buy a home, it can have many benefits. In fact,…

Make a Great First Impression When Selling

Make a Great First Impression When Selling

First impressions really do matter. Most potential buyers will know within a few moments whether or not they are interested in your house. So what should you do when you have only seconds to impress? Here are some of the…

Weatherize Your Windows

Weatherize Your Windows

Colder weather is just around the corner. Are your windows ready to keep out the chill? Whether you’ve just moved into a new home or you’ve been in your current home for years, it’s a good idea to prepare your…

Boosting Your Fall Curb Appeal

Boosting Your Fall Curb Appeal

Fall is here, and there’s no better time to make your home’s exterior look amazing! Boosting your curb appeal is an easy way to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. By sprucing up your home’s exterior, it makes…

Selling Your Luxury Home

Selling Your Luxury Home

You’ve made a substantial investment in your luxury home. When it’s time to sell, you want the process to run smoothly. Selling a luxury home presents it own particular challenges, and it’s important to understand them before putting your home…

Staying Safe When Selling Your Home

Staying Safe When Selling Your Home

As a seller, you spend quite a bit of time preparing your home for the market. From decluttering and depersonalizing to making repairs and upgrades, you have plenty to do. But don’t forget to stay vigilant once you begin showing…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s official – fall is here! Not only does that mean it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters, but it’s also time for fall home maintenance. With the weather changing from hot to cool, it’s time to prep…

Attracting Millennial Home Buyers

Attracting Millennial Home Buyers

Would you be surprised to learn that 42 percent of new home loans are for millennial buyers? While most people think that young adults aren’t active in the real estate market, they are purchasing homes and they make up a…

Buying a Kid-Friendly Home

Buying a Kid-Friendly Home

If you’re a homebuyer with kids, then you know there are certain basic requirements the home needs to provide. You want it to be safe, have a place to play, and be located in a good school district. But are…

Overcome Home-Buying Anxiety

Overcome Home-Buying Anxiety

Buying a home can be stressful. But it can be even more stressful if you’re a first-time homebuyer who is unfamiliar with the process. Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make, so you want…

When You Can’t Agree on a House

When You Can’t Agree on a House

Buying a home can be a stressful process. But if you and your spouse can’t agree on which house to buy, your stress levels can go through the roof. In a competitive market, you need to act quickly when you…

How To Sell Your Stuff Before You Move

How To Sell Your Stuff Before You Move

When you’re selling your home and moving it’s time to declutter. Removing clutter makes it easier to stage your home so it’s more appealing to potential buyers. And getting rid of that clutter before you settle into your new place…

Avoid These Homebuyer Turnoffs

Avoid These Homebuyer Turnoffs

When you’re preparing to put your home on the market, you want to make it as attractive as possible to potential buyers. But what you do – or don’t do – can either get buyers excited or turn them off.…

End of Summer House Hunting Tips

End of Summer House Hunting Tips

We’re nearing the end of the summer season. This means that many homebuyers have already put in an offer on a house and finished the closing process. But if you’re still house hunting, does that mean you’re out of luck?…

Selling Your Split-Level Home

Selling Your Split-Level Home

Are you getting ready to put your split-level home on the market? While once a mainstay of builders for several decades, they are a less common design for newer homes. Because of this, you may be concerned about how attractive…

Removing Old Wallpaper

Removing Old Wallpaper

Is that outdated wallpaper getting you down? Whether you’ve just bought a new home or you’re getting ready to sell, removing old wallpaper can seriously refresh an otherwise dated room. While removing old wallpaper can be a time-consuming job, it…

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

Are you one of the millions of Americans who financed the purchase of your home? Taking out a mortgage is a great way to become a homeowner. But if you’re able to pay off that debt quickly, you can free…

Settling Into a New School

Settling Into a New School

The first day of school is always a little tough on kids. It’s doubly so when you’re the new kid in town. If you moved to a new school district over the summer, then you may be wondering how to…