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Winter-end Home Check

The winter season can wreak havoc on the exterior of a home and the surrounding property. Most often, it is simply an issue of falling behind on outdoor maintenance during the colder months. Now is the time to do a winter-end check to make sure everything is in order and ready to withstand those spring-time… Continue reading Winter-end Home Check

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5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

An open house is one of the best opportunities a potential homeowner will have to take stock of a home and determine if it will work for them. However, it can also be a good opportunity to discover some glaring red flags that might make it a less worthwhile investment. If you’re currently perusing the… Continue reading 5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

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Selling Your Home? Don’t Skip These 3 Essential Steps or Your Sale Will Suffer

If you want to sell your home quickly — and for the most profit — you can’t just list it and cross your fingers.  Successful sales are well-planned sales, and there are several ways in which you can make sure your own home sale turns out as you’d like it to. 1. Know Your Target… Continue reading Selling Your Home? Don’t Skip These 3 Essential Steps or Your Sale Will Suffer

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Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

Fixer uppers can come with huge price benefits and opportunity, as well as problems.  Make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into before you purchase a home that needs significant restoration. Carefully Calculate Do the math very carefully before jumping in.  Add up the expected renovation costs based on a thorough evaluation of the… Continue reading Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

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Foundation Problems? Here’s What to Do If You’re Worried About Your Home’s Foundation

Like in a relationship, the foundation of a house is integral, and must be strong. There are many reasons why a house’s foundation might crack or shift – including temperature variances in the soil surrounding it, since earth expands in heat and contracts in cold. But whatever the reason, there are certain steps to follow… Continue reading Foundation Problems? Here’s What to Do If You’re Worried About Your Home’s Foundation

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Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible

New homes can be scary. But when you take the time to think about it, and plan ahead, maintaining a home is easier than you think – a manageable mix of experience and common sense. Here are five skills that will help maintain your new home for years to come. Fixing A Toilet It’s not… Continue reading Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible

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Choosing The Right Home Inspector

We asked our good friend and suggested Home Inspector, John Burke, to weigh in on the importance of choosing “The Right” Home Inspector. We can attest that this choice is one of the top 5 most important decisions you’ll make in your Real Estate Transaction.  It can be the difference between success and failure, investing… Continue reading Choosing The Right Home Inspector