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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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3 Simple Home Security Upgrades That Will Help to Deter Burglars

  Whether you’re going on an extended holiday or are just concerned about security in your neighborhood, you might be curious about the best ways to pursue safety in your home. If you’re wondering how you can successfully stave off theft without a high price tag, here are some tips for protecting your property. Keep… Continue reading 3 Simple Home Security Upgrades That Will Help to Deter Burglars

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Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable

Burglaries increase by 10.5 percent in the summer months, according to a Department of Justice report. July and August are the most frequent months for break-ins, perhaps because so many people leave their homes unattended while they’re on vacation. Here are ways to prep your house before you hit the road for vacation so it… Continue reading Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable

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Let’s Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal

Many homeowners consider a fence around their property for a variety of reasons, whether it’s to keep the dog in the yard or to maintain privacy. However, the wrong fence can entirely change the look of your property and make a beautiful yard a bit of an eyesore. If you’re trying to determine what kind… Continue reading Let’s Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal

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Going on a Nice Vacation? Protect Your Home and Valuables With These 3 Key Tips

  It’s always exciting to pack up and get away from your home for the sake of escape, but going on vacation also means leaving your home behind. While a good neighborhood can go a long way towards making sure your home stays safe in your absence, here are some additional tips for how to… Continue reading Going on a Nice Vacation? Protect Your Home and Valuables With These 3 Key Tips

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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

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Buying a New Home? Use This Checklist to Ensure Your Finances Are in Order

Buying a home is a significant expense. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a first-time buyer or have experience. Unless you have a large pile of cash, you’ll need to ensure your finances are in order before closing. In this post we’ll explore four financial items you’ll want to check off before buying a new home.… Continue reading Buying a New Home? Use This Checklist to Ensure Your Finances Are in Order