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Did You Know: Why New Construction Homes Are A Top Choice For Today's Home Buyer

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Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may have been comparing your options when it comes to open listings on the local market. One decision you will need to consider: do you want to purchase an existing home or build a new one? Let's explore a few reasons why new construction homes are a popular choice for today's home buyer. A Home Des...
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3 Ugly Truths You'll Discover Trying to Buy a Home Without a Real Estate Agent

3 Ugly Truths You'll Discover Trying to Buy a Home Without a Real Estate Agent
Many people, whether they are new to the market or have purchased a home before, consider investing in a home without the help of an agent. While there are benefits involved with going it alone, there are also a few drawbacks that can significantly impact the success of your home sale. If you're wondering about the difficulties involved in an agent...
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Finding Your Latte Factor: 3 Ways to Find the Money to Make Extra Mortgage Payments

Finding Your Latte Factor: 3 Ways to Find the Money to Make Extra Mortgage Payments
It's not common for many a homeowner to struggle with making their monthly mortgage payment. However, simply because it can seem hard to come up with the funds monthly doesn't mean it's not possible to find the money for extra mortgage payments each year. If you're wondering how you can pay down your mortgage debt much sooner with extra money, here...
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Exploring Tesla's New Solar Roof Tiles - Are They the Ultimate Home Upgrade?

Exploring Tesla's New Solar Roof Tiles - Are They the Ultimate Home Upgrade?
Tesla may have become the famous brand it is for the creation of the electric car in 2008, but it has since burgeoned into a company that has diverse ambitions for how we utilize energy. Recently, Tesla has moved into the business of solar roof panels, which have become a hot commodity on the market with their green ethos and energy savings. If you...
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Facing a Scorching Hot Housing Market? 3 Reasons You'll Want a Great Real Estate Agent

Facing a Scorching Hot Housing Market? 3 Reasons You'll Want a Great Real Estate Agent
For many homeowners who are selling in today's real estate market, pinching every penny can be important. This can mean that it's a consideration to opt out of a real estate agent and go with the DIY approach. However, there are many things an agent can do for you in a hot market that may be worth the money. If you're wondering how a real estate ag...
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Mortgage 101: This Is How Mortgage Refinancing Works, in Plain and Simple Terms

Mortgage 101: This Is How Mortgage Refinancing Works, in Plain and Simple Terms
There are so many unfamiliar terms involved in the real estate market that it can be easy to be confused by the jargon. However, some words are more important to learn than others if they can end up benefitting you in the long run. Whether or not you've heard of mortgage refinancing, here are the basics on what this may mean for your home and wheth...
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Spring Staging Tips: Using Your Lawn and Flower Beds to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Spring Staging Tips: Using Your Lawn and Flower Beds to Boost Your Curb Appeal
Every open house involves so much clean up and de-cluttering that it's often easy to forget about the first thing your guest will see when they arrive; the exterior! Instead of foregoing the first impression, here are some tips for fixing up your yard and all its vegetation so you can make a positive impression on potential homebuyers. Get Out The ...
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Yes, It's Getting Easier to Get a Mortgage. Here's How You Can Take Advantage

Yes, It's Getting Easier to Get a Mortgage. Here's How You Can Take Advantage
It can be hard to stay on top of a changing real estate market from day-to-day, but it's a matter of fact that there are more available mortgage products out there than ever before for many kinds of homebuyers. If you're wondering how you can take advantage of easier lending opportunities and strike while the iron is hot, here are some things to co...
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Refinancing This Spring? How to Choose Between Variable and Fixed Interest Rates

Refinancing This Spring? How to Choose Between Variable and Fixed Interest Rates
From choosing a real estate agent to finding the right home, the process of getting a mortgage is rife with many different choices. If you're investing down the road, it's likely that you've heard about variable and fixed interest rates and are wondering about the differences between the two and how they can benefit you. While what will work best f...
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Let's Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal

Let's Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal
Many homeowners consider a fence around their property for a variety of reasons, whether it's to keep the dog in the yard or to maintain privacy. However, the wrong fence can entirely change the look of your property and make a beautiful yard a bit of an eyesore. If you're trying to determine what kind of fence will work for your home, here are som...
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Suffering in a 'Low Inventory' Real Estate Market? 3 Helpful Tips for Finding a Home to Buy

Suffering in a 'Low Inventory' Real Estate Market? 3 Helpful Tips for Finding a Home to Buy
Many homebuyers struggle with finding a home that is within their price range, but many of those perusing the market also struggle when it comes to the search. If you're currently on the real estate market and are having difficulty finding a good selection of homes, here are some ways to expand your search so you can find an opportunity you're prep...
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Buying a Home With a Mortgage? Here's What You Can Expect at Your Closing Meeting

Buying a Home With a Mortgage? Here's What You Can Expect at Your Closing Meeting
If you've decided to invest and have finally found your ideal home, it's probably an exciting time for you and your family. But before the deal is sealed, there will be a closing meeting so that all of the loose ends can be tied up. If you want to be ready for closing and are curious what the final meeting will entail, here are a few things to be p...
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Spring Is Real Estate's 'Rush Hour' -- Here's How to Tell If You're Prepared

Spring Is Real Estate's 'Rush Hour' -- Here's How to Tell If You're Prepared
The most popular time of year to buy a home is in the spring, and this means that if you're preparing yourself for getting into the real estate market, you may be experiencing a time crunch. If you're wondering if you'll be ready to put your home up for sale in time to take advantage of the season, here are few things you'll want to think about. Ha...
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First-Time Home Buyer Tips

This is a market ready for first-time home buyers.  There are some great programs out there to help with that first time purchase, whether it’s education, downpayment assistance, and others.  And did you know that you don’t technically have to be a “first-time” home buyer?  You just have to not have owned a home for at least three years and you technically become listed as a first-time home buyer again.  This is particularly helpful for those that lost their homes because of divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, etc.  We’ve all been through rough times and won’t be punished forever. 

So here are some tips if you are ready to make your “first” purchase.

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Your offer has been accepted. What happens next?

Young couple buying a new homeCongratulations!  Your offer has been accepted.  What happens next?

Although we discussed each step in the process of writing the offer, it's a lot of information to absorb, so we've created this list to help answer some questions. 

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Detecting and Managing Common Household Allergens

Detect household allergensBy Kelly Campeau, Pillar to Post

Household allergens not only cause irritating symptoms but can lead to serious health problems in some individuals, particularly children. Pillar To Post makes it easy for homeowners to learn about the presence of common household allergens and ways to reduce them.

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