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5 Money Saving Steps for Kitchen Remodeling

Budget Kitchen Remodeling: 5 Money-Saving Steps

Can’t afford an entire kitchen remodel in one fell swoop? You can complete the work in 5 budget-saving stages (and still cook dinner during the down time). Read

 

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10 Inside Tips from a Designer Who Specializes in Small Baths

10 Inside Tips From a Designer Who Specializes in Small Baths

A New York City designer shares secrets to making a small bath both functional and beautiful. Read

 

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How to Choose Stock Kitchen Cabinets

How to Choose Stock Kitchen Cabinets

Buying stock cabinets for your kitchen remodel can definitely save you money. Here are some tips to help you make the right buying decision. Read

 

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7 Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling

7 Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling

Here’s how to get the bathroom of your dreams without making your budget a nightmare. Read

 

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7 Home Improvement Trends For Your Home

7 Hot Home Improvement Trends that Make Your Home Work for You

Home improvement trends embrace energy efficiency, low maintenance exteriors, and double-duty space. Read

 

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Choosing your new Exterior Door

Choosing an Exterior Door

You should understand the pros and cons of steel, fiberglass, and wood exterior doors before choosing the one that’s right for you. Read

 

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Stop Air & Water Leaks

How to Inspect Windows and Doors to Stop Air and Water Leaks

Inspect windows and doors regularly to stop air and water leaks that mean costly energy and repair bills. We’ll show you how. Read

 

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Fix Your Leaky Windows

Got Leaky Windows? 3 Low-Cost Tips to Fix Them

I used to hang an extra woolly robe in my bathroom because my post-shower route took me past a window so drafty it made me wonder about the etymology of “window.” Turns out it comes from the Anglo-Saxon “vindr” and “auga,” which translates as “wind eye.” How appropriate. Read

 

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Insulate a Garage Door

How To Insulate A Garage Door

Garage insulation cuts energy bills and street noise. Here’s how to insulate your garage door. Read

 

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Energy Ratings for Windows & Doors

Understanding Energy Ratings for Windows and Doors

Qualifying for the $200-$500 federal tax credit on new windows and doors depends on two measurements, U-factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient. Read

 

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Choosing the Best Offer on your home

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Offer for Your Home

Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don’t let the best slip through your fingers. Read

 

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Keep Your Sale Alive

Keep Your Home Sale from Falling Apart

After finding a buyer, all you have to do to make it to closing is to avoid these five traps. Read

 

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Adding Curb Appeal

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Read

 

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Create a Welcome Front Entrance

11 Ways to Create a Welcoming Front Entrance for Under $100

Wouldn’t it be nice to approach your home’s entrance with a grin instead of a grimace? Take our tips for beating a clear, safe, and stylish path to your front door. Read

 

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Prepare your home for an Open House

Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

An inviting open house can put your home on buyers’ short lists. Read

 

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Thermal Imaging

WHAT IS THERMAL IMAGING AND HOW CAN IT SAVE YOU MONEY?

By Dan McCormick, Eagle View Property Inspections

Thermal imaging is a scientific method of viewing infrared energy that is emitted, transmitted, and reflected by an object. This is done with a device called a thermal imaging camera. These cameras are able to display images represented by temperature. This is done using color images with temperature differences being displayed. The cameras are very expensive ranging from approximately $3000.00 to $10,000.00.  The accuracy of the high end cameras are extremely high and have high-resolution so the image will be easily identifiable.  There are many benefits of using thermal imaging such as identifying energy loss, moisture issue, electrical issues and much more.

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USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

rought to you by: Jeff Boyer, Bank of the Rockies

 

Bank of the Rockies.

 

 USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

The mission of USDA Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program is to assist low to moderate income rural homebuyers achieve their dream of homeownership!

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Preventative Measures for your Home

Provided courtesy of Cody L. Wilson, Insurance Agent, AAA MountainWest

http://www.mountainwest.aaa.com/cody-wilson

Your claims history is one of the few factors affecting your homeowner’s insurance premiums that you can actively manage.

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Montana Veterans' Home Loan Program

submitted by Jeff Boyer, Loan Officer, Mountain West Bank, 406-449-2265
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This program is a great way to thank our veterans by getting them into their first homes with a lower than average interest rate. There are a few rules that have to be followed but most first time home buying veterans should qualify.

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Why should I have title insurance?

by Pam Grover, Marketing Director, First Montana Land Title Company

Title insurance guarantees that you are protected from financial loss due to undisclosed removal of rights or claims of ownership on the property prior to your purchase.  As the term "insurance" implies you are compensated if later documents or claims surface that remove rights assumed or implied to be included in your title causing loss of value to you.

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