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4 Terrible Mistakes Made by First-time Home Sellers

There are a lot of different factors that go into selling a home for the first time that can make it a stressful process, but there are a few things home sellers should avoid for a successful sale. If you’re going to be putting your home on the market in the near future and are… Continue reading 4 Terrible Mistakes Made by First-time Home Sellers

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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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Home Maintenance Tips

Every house is different, but there are some common elements every homeowner can include on a regular maintenance list: Check the grading and drainage around the foundation Seal driveway and walkway cracks Check fencing and gates Check and trim trees near the house Check for deteriorating/damaged siding Check for loose, damaged, or missing roofing and… Continue reading Home Maintenance Tips

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Winter’s Coming: Prepare Your House with These Three Home Maintenance Tips

Have you prepared your home for the winter? With colder temperatures just around the corner you’ll need to spend an hour or two getting your home ready to deal with the possibility of harsher weather and below-freezing temperatures, depending on where you live. Let’s take a look at a few quick home maintenance tips that… Continue reading Winter’s Coming: Prepare Your House with These Three Home Maintenance Tips