Home Buying

Ten Things to Look for in a Family Friendly Neighborhood

Moving to a new neighborhood can be a lot of work as it is. But if you have a family, you’ll even need to do more due diligence before you decide on a neighborhood that will be perfect for everyone in your family. In order to help make your move a bit less intimidating and prepare you for everything you should be looking for, here are ten things to look for in a family friendly neighborhood. Schools If you have…

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Remodeling: 5 Things That Bring Up Your Home Value

While property value isn’t exactly like car depreciation (drive it off the lot and lose half its worth), remodeling a home can help increase the home’s value. While all improvements are not equal and making changes in the home is not a guaranteed way to increase a home’s value, putting some thoughtful sweat equity into a home’s interior (and exterior) is a good way to make the home more comfortable and attractive. By thoughtfully selecting and carefully completing a few…

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Five Tips for Spiffing up Your Home before putting it on the Market

There are many things that need taken care of before selling your home. There are many homes for sale that are under-valued due to lack of planning. A little cleaning goes a long way towards getting you a potential buyer. Spending a little time and money could add thousands of dollars to your selling price. Having your house ready before it goes on the market is very important. The first sight The first thing a buyer will notice is the…

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Three Easy Home Improvement Steps That Can Help You Sell Your Home

It can be difficult, these days, to sell a home. There are a number of reasons behind this difficulty, but most prevalent is the fact that fewer banks are offering loans and the pool of qualified buyers is, as a result, far smaller than it used to be. Many people might see this as a great obstacle in the way of a home sale, but the reality is that it only means homeowners that are looking to sell their homes…

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Tips for Finding a Home to Flip

Home flipping is extremely popular these days.  It seems nearly every home-related TV channel has at least one show about flipping homes – it’s that popular.  We all sit back and watch the goofs make mistake after mistake.  However, our heart skips a beat with anticipation when they finally make the sale. These shows leave us with feelings of, “I could do that!”  True, flipping homes is a great way to make a lot of money in a limited amount…

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