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Key Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Apply for a Mortgage
Posted on 01/20/2020
Key Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Apply for a Mortgage
For many individuals, the homebuying journey often begins with getting pre-approved for a mortgage. Because if a buyer has a mortgage, he or she can enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. Ultimately, there are many signs that now may be the perfect time to apply for a mortgage, and these include: 1. You're ready to...
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How to Avoid a Homebuying Fiasco
Posted on 01/13/2020
How to Avoid a Homebuying Fiasco
For those who want to enjoy a quick, seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare as much as possible. In fact, those who plan ahead may be better equipped than others to avoid various challenges throughout the homebuying cycle. From struggling to obtain home financing after a seller accepts your offer to purchase to struggling to find the right...
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Enhance your Garden with a Rain Chain
Posted on 01/06/2020
Enhance your Garden with a Rain Chain
Image by Kaitong Yepoon from Shutterstock Rain in its due time is every gardener's dream. Saving and reusing rainwater is a great way to save resources for the garden. One way to collect rainwater and store it for future use is to install a rain chain. A decorative rain chain can be used in place of a downspout...
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Dos and Don'ts of Investing in Rental Properties
Posted on 12/30/2019
Dos and Don'ts of Investing in Rental Properties
Photo by 1000Photography via Shutterstock Investment in real estate rental properties has many upsides. You can make great money long term. But as with any business, there are risks. Before you turn your condo or townhouse into a rental or invest in a house or duplex, consider the ramifications and consult professionals. Dos and Don’ts: Do set up...
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The Basics Of Homemade Cleaners
Posted on 12/23/2019
The Basics Of Homemade Cleaners
In today’s world, many people are concerned about the harm that chemicals may do. Especially in homes with pets and children, families may want to do everything to protect their loved ones from harm. Having chemicals in your home may not only be hazardous, but they could also aggravate certain health conditions like asthma and allergies. There are many...
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How to Buy Your First Home
Posted on 12/16/2019
How to Buy Your First Home
Photo by Roman Samborskyi via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The...
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Customize Your Luxury Home
Posted on 12/09/2019
Customize Your Luxury Home
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay When you find the perfect home, you will probably make some changes in the décor since not everyone has the same tastes in colors and textures. Painting the interior, changing carpets and flooring and updating fixtures such as the showers, sinks, tubs and toilets are all updates many people make when moving...
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Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Posted on 12/02/2019
Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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Sell Your Home for the Right Price
Posted on 11/25/2019
Sell Your Home for the Right Price
Establishing a competitive initial asking price for your house often can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you determine the ideal asking price for your home, regardless of the current housing market's conditions. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set the right initial asking price for your home. 1. Study the Housing Market...
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How to Avoid a Property Selling Dilemma
Posted on 11/18/2019
How to Avoid a Property Selling Dilemma
A home seller may face a variety of dilemmas as he or she tries to get the best price for a residence. However, a seller who prepares for potential problems may be better equipped than others to enjoy a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for potential...
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Designing For Commercial With Nature In Mind
Posted on 11/11/2019
Designing For Commercial With Nature In Mind
Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves a complex mixture of visual communication: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Beauty and economics, technology, and psychology are intrinsically related to the process. Great design is in total harmony, and there is no truer designer than Nature – if you look at a...
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3 Reasons to Narrow a Home Search
Posted on 11/04/2019
3 Reasons to Narrow a Home Search
If you plan to purchase a house soon, you may want to narrow your home search. In fact, there are many reasons why you should hone your house search, and these include: 1. You can seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey. The homebuying journey may seem tough to navigate, regardless of whether you're a first-time or experienced property buyer. Thankfully,...
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