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Community Living: The Quick and Easy Guide to Starting a Community Garden

  With so many people living in the urban landscape these days, it can be hard to find anything more than a planter on the balcony for your herbs and your flowering plants. Fortunately for you, coming up with a community garden can be a great way to get the locals together and find a plot… Continue reading Community Living: The Quick and Easy Guide to Starting a Community Garden

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Cashing Out: How to Ensure You Sell Your Home for More Than It’s Worth

Whether you’re enlisting the help of a real estate agent or not, getting the ideal price for your home can seem like a dream come true. But, have you ever thought about getting even more than you’re expecting for your home? If you’re getting prepared to sell your home and are looking for ways to… Continue reading Cashing Out: How to Ensure You Sell Your Home for More Than It’s Worth

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Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

Outside of the significant financial responsibility of delving into home ownership, there can also be a lot of other risks involved that you may not have thought about as a new homeowner. While the requirement of homeowner’s insurance is well known and guarding your house against theft can be commonplace, if you happen to be… Continue reading Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Using a Mortgage to Buy a New Home? Here Are 4 Ways to Reduce Your Closing Costs

  Interest rates may be on the rise, but many people aren’t aware that the closing costs on mortgages have also increased in recent years. While it may not seem like a significant cost, the closing costs on a mortgage can add up to a lot by the time the final deal is sealed. If… Continue reading Using a Mortgage to Buy a New Home? Here Are 4 Ways to Reduce Your Closing Costs

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Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

    Investing in a home is a big financial decision, and along with the decision to buy is the question of how much mortgage you’ll be able to afford. While your debt-to-income ratio can be helpful in determining the range for your mortgage amount, a mortgage calculator can be a beneficial tool in coming… Continue reading Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

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Investing in a New Home? 3 Reasons You Can’t Skip the Pest Inspection

  There are so many small details involved in the final sale of a home that it can be easy to forget about all the things that need to be done. While you won’t be able to forget about a home inspection, a pest inspection can be every bit as important before you sign on… Continue reading Investing in a New Home? 3 Reasons You Can’t Skip the Pest Inspection

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Buying a Home for the First Time? Four Real Estate Terms You’ll Need to Know

  The terminology involved in the real estate market can be vexing for the newcomer, but if you’re getting prepared to buy a home, there are a few choice words you should take some time to learn. While it’s hard to learn the ins and outs in one article, here’s a place to begin with… Continue reading Buying a Home for the First Time? Four Real Estate Terms You’ll Need to Know