Happy family buying a new house, owning a home concept

Making the Move from Renting to Owning a Home – Pt 1

Getting ready to buy a home is an exciting time for anyone, and making the transition can be a big jump. In addition to the complex financial and legal transaction of buying and owning a home, there are many other considerations that will prepare you for your future as a homeowner. This transition is more than…

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A couple sitting in their new house, owning a home concept

Making the Move from Renting to Owning a Home – Pt 2

To Renovate or Not to Renovate Let’s continue talking about the transition from renting to owning a home. As a homeowner, you also have the opportunity to renovate. You can customize the home to your own preferences. For example, you can install a hammock, or a porch swing, or expand the master suite. You can…

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Happy family in their new home and neighborhood

How to Choose The Right Neighborhood for Your Family

Looking for a new home has many challenges, and one of them is choosing the right neighborhood for your family. Especially if you are relocating to an unfamiliar city, it can be a little bit overwhelming to look at the map of neighborhoods and suburbs and try to decide which one makes sense for your…

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A couple getting the keys from their real estate agent for their new home

7 Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent

Your relationship with a real estate agent may enhance your home acquisition experience or make it a nightmare at the same time. According to the latest statistics, a significant number of individuals purchase their homes through an agent. In that case, choosing the right real estate agent is essential if you want your home buying process…

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Staging a living room in order to sell it

Tips for Staging Your House to Help it Sell Faster

If you are getting ready to sell your home, you are probably wondering whether to stage it or not. For those not familiar with this concept, staging your home is the process of preparing your home to show to the public for sale. In some cases, this could include things like rearranging furniture, renting furniture,…

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A family moving boxes on moving day

5 Expert Tips for a Stress-Free Moving Day

Moving day is an exciting adventure where you get to start fresh in a new home. The act of moving itself can be stressful, but as long as you plan out everything you need to do ahead of time and stay organized, you can make the moving mess manageable.  Here are five tips to ensure…

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Two women touring homes with a real estate agent

Wants vs Needs: What to Look for When Touring Homes

If you are in the market for a new home, you probably have a list of wants and needs. Sometimes the lines between the two can blur together. However, whether you are looking for your first home, upsizing or downsizing, making sure that your needs come first can help you make the right decision. And…

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Young couple moving to a new house and packing a move-in truck

7 Helpful Moving Tips for a Stress-Free Move-In Day

Moving to a new home is a high-intensity experience for anyone. Whether you find it exciting or exhausting, whether you are moving across town or across the country, move-in day can be pretty high-stress. You will need to coordinate the unpacking of the truck and unloading of boxes and furniture into the correct rooms. All…

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Young couple meeting with agent and refinancing their mortgage

What You Need to Know About Refinancing Your Home

With interest rates scraping the bottom, now is a great time to refinance your home. It could save you thousands of dollars over the coming years or ease your immediate financial burdens. If you’d like to consider refinancing to strengthen your financial situation, here’s what you need to know: Assess your situation. Not everyone is…

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Agent talking to a couple in front of a house for sale, sell your home concept

Sell Your Home Easily With These 6 Tips

People don’t just roll out of bed and sell their homes. Selling your home is a process: it takes time, planning, and expertise. If you’re getting ready to sell your home, here are a few tips to help make the process as smooth as possible: Work With an Experienced Agent to Sell Your Home This…

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