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Home-Buying Advice Worth Sharing

‘The Best Home-Buying Advice I’ve Heard, Ever’ If you’re house hunting, you’re probably getting snowed with advice from well-meaning friends and family members on which neighborhoods are hot, how so-and-so is selling a place you have to see … and plenty more. That’s all fine if you have an insatiable appetite for info, but what if you’re
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Get Ready to List!

10 Things to Do the Week Before Listing a Home for Sale Selling your home is as much as a mental exercise as it is a real estate transaction, and it’s totally normal to be facing a bit of jitters. On the bright side, there is plenty that you can do in the week before
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Don’t Mess Up Securing Your Mortgage!

6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage By Daniel Bortz Getting a mortgage is, by general consensus, the most treacherous part of buying a home. In a recent survey, 42% of home buyers said they found the mortgage experience “stressful,” and 32% found it “complicated.” Even lenders agree that it’s often a struggle. If you’re out to buy a
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Get Your Home Ready for Fall

Fall officially begins on September 22nd, 2018! As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not quite over yet, it’s a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. The weather can change quickly, especially if you live in a colder climate and
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Helping Your Teen Deal with a Move

A move is difficult enough for most of us, but even more so for a teen who is already experiencing his or her age-related issues. Add on a move, and their life just became a whole lot more complicated. Leaving behind friends, moving to a new school and a new neighborhood is especially hard on this age group. But with
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Pre-Approval is a Must!

Reasons Your Agent Wants You Pre-Approved Before Showing You Homes Ever had an agent deny to show you a home because you weren’t pre-approved for a mortgage? It’s not because they’re mean, or they don’t value your business… it’s actually because they’re looking out for your best interests. Let’s face it, shopping for a home
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Summer Activities for Kids

Back to school may be right around the calendar corner but there are still a few days of summer left. Need some ideas on how to fill those last few days? Here are some great ideas from Parents’ Magazine: Learn From Masters – Contact your Chamber of Commerce for information on local artist who host