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Location over Size when Searching for a Home?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Location over Size when Searching for a Home?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Tips to Keep in Mind When Caring for Carpeted Floors
Posted on 01/19/2020
Tips to Keep in Mind When Caring for Carpeted Floors
Although not everyone is a fan of carpeting, there are definitely benefits to having it in your home. The big question is, "Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?" Well, that answer depends on a lot of variables, but if you happen to like the look and feel of carpeting, then it's probably worth having. Assuming the carpet fibers...
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Identify Your Residence's Weaknesses
Posted on 01/12/2020
Identify Your Residence's Weaknesses
If you intend to add your residence to the real estate market, you should try to differentiate your house's weaknesses and strengths. That way, you can plan ahead for the home selling journey and make myriad house improvements before you list your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you identify your house's weaknesses. 1....
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How to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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3 Reasons to Sell a City Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
3 Reasons to Sell a City Home
If you own a city home but are ready to relocate, now may be a great time to list your residence. In fact, there are many reasons why an individual may choose to sell his or her city residence, and these include: 1. You want to downsize or upgrade. Although your city house likely has served you well for...
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Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Posted on 12/22/2019
Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay The holiday season is possibly one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. Besides the fact that the year is winding down, there’s a simplistic joy that hovers in the air. If you’re wondering how to bring the magic of the holidays into your new home, here are a few easy tips...
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Create a One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanity
Posted on 12/15/2019
Create a One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanity
Photo by Zbysiu Rodak on Unsplash Antiques can bring a unique feel and vibe to almost any decor. But what happens when your antique piece doesn't exactly work in the room it was designed for? If that is the case, it may be time to upcycle it for use in a different room. Below you will find out...
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Home Selling Tips: How to Get the Best Price
Posted on 12/08/2019
Home Selling Tips: How to Get the Best Price
If you plan to sell your house, you likely will want to do everything you can to maximize its value. Lucky for you, we're here to help you obtain the best offer for your house, regardless of whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get the...
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Get Ready to List Your Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
Get Ready to List Your Home
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Property Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance
Posted on 11/24/2019
Property Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Should You Create a Homebuying Budget?
Posted on 11/17/2019
Should You Create a Homebuying Budget?
A homebuying budget can make a world of difference, particularly for those who want to streamline a house search. If you have a budget at your disposal, you will know approximately how much you can spend on a residence. Then, you can narrow your house search accordingly. Establishing a homebuying budget can be simple. Now, let's take a look...
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Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Sell Your Home?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Sell Your Home?
If you intend to sell your house, you may want to let your family know about your decision. In fact, there are many reasons why you should consult with family members before you add your house to the real estate market. These reasons include: 1. You can address any concerns or questions. Family members may have concerns or questions...
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