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A Shift in Perspective

A Shift in Perspective

Many homeowners find themselves increasingly stressed about their mortgage payments and often consider these payments to be hindering their ability to save and even invest in their homes, lives, and children. The important thing to remember and consider when selecting your mortgage banker and mortgage portfolio is that these days, you can make them work […]

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Seven Stepping Stones

Seven Stepping Stones

I’m sure many of you have made your New Year’s resolutions and have already begun the path to fulfillment for 2017. If one of those resolutions┬áis becoming a homeowner this year, you’ve chosen wisely. Buying a home is the best investment you will make and now is the time to do it. With favorable rates, […]

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Safety First

Keeping your home secure is always a concern, no matter what time of year it is. But the holidays tend to be the time where many homeowners bulk up on extra security functions and features. Whether it’s because you will be out of town or because statistically, break-ins during holiday months rise, you and your […]

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An Increase in Equity

An Increase in Equity

Becoming and being a homeowner is one of the greatest accomplishments and instills a true sense of pride. It’s one of the greatest investments you can make and it really is a “gift” that keeps on giving. Value traditionally only increases and you can receive a high ROI when it comes time to downsize, change […]

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Breaking Bad…

Breaking Bad…

…habits, that is. Some are trickier than others. But when you’re a homeowner, many of those habits are even difficult to recognize. Living day after day┬áin our routine becomes comfortable but when it starts to affect your bottom line (and it does!), it may be time for a change. Things like lowering the shades during […]

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Be Kind to Thy Neighbor

Be Kind to Thy Neighbor

Whether you’ve been in the same home for years or you’re searching for your new one, it’s important to consider both yourself as a neighbor and the neighbors around you. If you’re house-hunting, it pays to get a good look at the neighbors and have an understanding of how the neighbors interact and live together. […]

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Is TMI a Good Thing?

Is TMI a Good Thing?

Full disclosure can be scary. We’re programmed to think that “TMI” is a bad thing. But when it comes to selling your home, disclosing more information is beneficial for both parties. Not only will your buyers be happier but it can keep you out of a lot of unnecessary legal trouble. Disclosing even minor problems […]

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The Price is Right

The Price is Right

Besides hiring a real estate agent to help with pricing your home, there are certain strategies that can help you in pricing your home just right. Why are so many people realizing that hiring a professional to buy and sell a home is the only way to go? Realtors take care of all the headaches […]

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Minding Your Maintenance

A lot of the time, the things in life that require regular maintenance and upkeep are the most rewarding. One of these is homeownership. Receiving the keys to your dream home isn’t where it ends. To get the most out of homeownership and to ensure that your home functions now, will continue to do so […]

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Homeowner Hacks

Homeowner Hacks

Who doesn’t love a good hack? We have hacks for everything from the kitchen to the internet. So, it’s about time we have some hacks for homeownership. Don’t get us wrong, being a responsible homeowner isn’t always about taking the shortcut, but when you can afford to save yourself some time or a little effort, […]

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