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One of the biggest hurdles aspiring home buyers face is saving enough for a down payment, but you may be closer than you think. In a study conducted by NerdWallet, 44% of respondents said a lack of a down payment was the roadblock keeping them from buying a home. Let’s set the record straight and … Continue reading 3 Down Payments Myths Debunked!


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Did you know that U.S. Fire Departments respond to calls on home fires every 86 seconds according to the National Fire Protection Association? National Fire Prevention Week (October 7 – 13, 2018) serves as a good reminder that there’s never a bad time to review fire safety tips with your family and make sure that … Continue reading 4 Tips to Prevent House Fires


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Owning a home requires regular and seasonal maintenance that you must stay on top off. Whether it’s changing your air filters, cleaning gutters, or testing your smoke detectors, there is always plenty to do around the house. But did you know that there are major updates that may be needed about every ten years? Hot … Continue reading Plan on Doing These 5 Long-Term Home Updates


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Shorter days, cooler nights, and warm colors all signal the arrival of fall! Now’s the perfect time to finish up any last-minute maintenance projects and get your home and yard ready for the autumn season. Furnace As warm summer weather starts to give way to fall temperatures, your HVAC system will require a checkup. Experts … Continue reading 5 Tasks to Prepare Your Home for Fall


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So much goes into buying a house, and it’s easy to put all the focus on finding the perfect home. But what about finding the right house in the right neighborhood? If you’re house-hunting, here are some family-friendly features you’ll want to look for! Crime Keeping yourself and your family safe is always going to … Continue reading 5 Things to Look for in a Neighborhood


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Whether you are an avid fan of a college or pro football team, enjoying game day couldn’t be better than from the comfort of your own home. Here are three game-winning tips that will score points with your friends and family when you host a tailgate party at home! Play It Safe Grilling is a … Continue reading 3 Smart Plays for Home Tailgating


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Moving is never an easy undertaking. So much goes into planning and packing for the big move, but what about unpacking after everything arrives at your new home? Here are some tips to keep yourself organized and efficient as you unpack! Organize While Unloading Hopefully, you clearly labeled all your boxes with colored markers or … Continue reading 6 Unpacking Tips You Need to Know


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Getting organized around the house is at the top of the to-do list for so many people. But once they get started, the disorganization and clutter can seem insurmountable. Maybe you are just going about it the wrong way! Conquer your clutter by avoiding these five common organization mistakes! Container Blunders Containers are useful tools, … Continue reading Avoid These Common Organizing Mistakes!


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Life is full of choices, and sometimes, it’s not easy to decide. Choosing between a 15-year and 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, however, doesn’t have to be. Monthly Payments When choosing between a 15-year and 30-year mortgage, the decision depends largely on how much you’re willing to put toward your monthly payment. A 15-year loan has a … Continue reading 15-year vs. 30-year Mortgage: Which Loan is Best for You?


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You’ve finally found the home you want to buy, put down an offer, and negotiated a final price with the seller. All the hard work is done, right? Not so fast! The home inspection is one of the most crucial steps when buying a home, so be sure to avoid these mistakes. Skipping It Even though a … Continue reading Home Inspection Mistakes to Avoid!


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