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Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

  Since you’ll want to have approximately 20% of the purchase price of your home for a down payment, it can seem nearly impossible to come up with the funds. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can save a little over time and not have to borrow from the Bank of Mom and… Continue reading Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

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The Tech Estate: 4 High Tech Startups That Are Improving the Real Estate Experience

 The real estate process may be full of manual procedures, like finding the right lender and submitting all the financial paperwork, but progress is being made in the market. Whether you’re getting prepared to sell or are planning on buying a home in the near future, here are some technology startups that may be able… Continue reading The Tech Estate: 4 High Tech Startups That Are Improving the Real Estate Experience

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Going Tankless: The Pros and Cons of Installing an Energy-efficient Tankless Water Heater

There are so many ways in which you can green up your home and make it more sustainable these days that many people are considering tankless water heaters. While this can certainly be the right option depending on the space you have and the type of water you use, here are some things to consider… Continue reading Going Tankless: The Pros and Cons of Installing an Energy-efficient Tankless Water Heater

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Suffering in a ‘Low Inventory’ Real Estate Market? 3 Helpful Tips for Finding a Home to Buy

Many homebuyers struggle with finding a home that is within their price range, but many of those perusing the market also struggle when it comes to the search. If you’re currently on the real estate market and are having difficulty finding a good selection of homes, here are some ways to expand your search so… Continue reading Suffering in a ‘Low Inventory’ Real Estate Market? 3 Helpful Tips for Finding a Home to Buy

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Making the Grade: How to Research Local Schools Before Buying Your Next Home

There are so many things involved in moving into a new home in a different neighborhood that it can be easy to forget about the proximity of many nearby amenities. However, if you have children, the local schools available can make-or-break the decision on whether or not to invest in a house. If you’re wondering… Continue reading Making the Grade: How to Research Local Schools Before Buying Your Next Home