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Winter is Coming: Prepare Your House Early

As the days get shorter and the air gets colder, it’s clear that fall has arrived, and winter is well on its way. Along with pumpkin carving, apple picking, and catching a football game or two, now is the perfect time to make sure your home is prepared to handle the colder months. Take a weekend to run through this checklist so you can sit back and relax during the winter season and not spend it stressed about your home.

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Closing on a Home

Buyer or Seller: What Closing Costs Look Like for All

With all the excitement that comes from purchasing or selling your home, it can be easy to forget about all the additional fees that are added to your final cost. These closing costs are an assortment of fees that are associated with your home purchase and paid at the closing of the transaction or when the title of the property is transferred. They include the title search, home inspection, appraisal, credit report, attorney fees, and more. While both the buyer and seller have to pay closing costs, the amount and type tend to be a little different. Take a look from both perspectives, so you’re not surprised the next time you purchase or sell your home.

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Top 5 Overlooked Appliances and How to Check on Them

For most homeowners, the most attention their appliances get is taking them out of the box. Not only will this neglect cause them to get dirty and not run as efficiently, it can also be dangerous. Whether you’re buying a house or you’ve lived in it for years, cleaning your appliances will not only let them run better but will also increase their longevity. For first time home buyers, taking care of appliances may seem like a whole new ball game! In this blog we will cover some commonly overlooked appliances as well as how to clean them.

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How to Make Your Space Seem Bigger Than It Is

Square footage shouldn’t make or break your dream home. Many people want their house to look and feel more spacious, but may not be willing to make a huge project out of it. Here are some easy solutions which will help you make a small space feel more inviting and multi-functional.

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Home Building

Buying vs. Renting: Which is Right for You?

Deciding if you want to rent your next home or buy can be a daunting task. It may feel like the logical next step, or you may just be sick of dealing with rent payments and moving every year.

Either way there are some important things to consider before you make your decision. There are pros and cons to both renting and buying. The best thing is to know what’s best for you, and what fits into your future.

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How to Make Your Home Look Fresh for Summer

Summer is an exciting time. It is a great opportunity to bring people together in your new home. If you are a first time home buyer who has just moved in, redecorating your home each season could feel like a hassle. However, there are a few easy things you can do to give your home a fresh look for summertime.

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Home Buying

5 Things Buyers Often Overlook

It’s easy to overlook red flags when house hunting, especially as a first-time home buyer. We’re not just talking about the little things like chipped paint, broken doorknobs, or missing smoke detectors (although these are hassles), we’re talking about the big ticket issues that are going to cost a pretty penny after you close. Forgetting to consider the age of major appliances or the state of the roof can cause major headaches down the line. That is why it is important to go into the home buying process with a trusted and experienced realtor who will keep these things top of mind. Here are five common things buyers often overlook (but we don’t).

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Home Buying

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House?

You’ve been driving around for months, your eyes drawn to every “For Sale” sign. You obsessively check the online realty listings every morning when you wake up and every night before you go to sleep. You think you might be ready to finally take the plunge, but where to start, and when?

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How to Decorate Your New Home for the Holidays

For many people, the winter holidays can present a confusing mix of excited joy and anxiety. The joy almost goes without saying, but “the most wonderful time of the year” is often also the busiest – presents to buy, trips to take, guests to entertain, expectations to meet. It can be overwhelming.

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