Advantages Home Buyers Have In Today’s Market

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7 Reasons Buying Beats Renting Why Buying a Home is Better than Renting In most parts of the U.S., home buying is still a better decision than renting for people who plan to remain in the space for at least 4-5 years or more, both for financial and emotional reasons. Price Security in Home Buying Your mortgage payment is one …


New construction home or older home? Which one suits you best?

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Read on and decide which option is best for you. Whether you are buying a new or old home, there are plenty of things to think about. Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes When searching for your home, keep in mind that you are in control of the transaction. You choose your real estate agent, home inspector, …

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Redecorate or Downsize your ’empty nest’ after the kids have left for college?

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So the kids are off to college and your left with empty nest syndrome and an empty bedroom. An empty bedroom that is the perfect redecorating/remodeling project that can be turned into a guest room, an office, a study or your own personal space to catchup  on all your crafty Pinterest projects. Preplanning is necessary. There are many factors to take …

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Selling Property to Family? 5 Rules for a Drama-Free Transaction

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By Audrey Sellers If you’re thinking about selling your property to family, you might be wary at first. And rightfully so. Buying and selling a home is a big deal. There’s a lot on the line and you want to make sure everything goes smoothly. With loved ones especially, you want to avoid any unnecessary stress. If you’re looking to …

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Holiday Decorating Ideas When Selling Your Home

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By Lindsey Chamberlain Are you searching for holiday decorating ideas that are buyer-friendly when selling your home? The winter months can be a difficult time to sell, mainly because there are fewer buyers and many people prefer not to move at the end of the year. Despite a slower selling season, putting a home up for sale may be necessary …

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What Food You Can and Can’t Share with Your Dog on Thanksgiving

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By Lindsay Listanski  via Google the phrase “Dog Stealing Turkey” and the results will yield an abundance of hilarious YouTube videos, pictures and gifs of pups doing their best to be part of their family’s Thanksgiving fun. Slipping your little buddy a piece of Turkey is harmless. However, throwing them a piece with bones in it… not so much. The …

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Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas to Set the Scene

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By Audrey Sellers  All the best Thanksgiving decoration ideas should add some warmth, class, and personality to your home. When your family and friends gather at your table for roasted turkey and fresh-baked pumpkin pie, give the meal some festive flair with creative seasonal decor. Here are a few ideas to try this Thanksgiving. Say Thanks with Chalk Chalkboard signs …