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Home Buying

Home WarrantyPosted on April 18, 2017

A home warranty plan, also known as a home protection plan, is a service contract that offers homeowners a way to safeguard themselves against possible breakage or a malfunction within the home.


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What A REALTOR Can Do For You As A BuyerPosted on April 11, 2017

When we think of selling a home, the services a REALTOR® can provide usually seem worth the cost of their commission, but what about as a buyer?  What can a REALTOR® do for you as a home buyer, and is the commission worth the services they can provide?  Here are five great reasons you should hire a REALTOR® when you are in the market for a new home!

REALTORS® Can Help You Determine Your Budget—With a few simple pieces of information, a REALTOR® can help you pre-determine what kind of budget you may be looking at for your new home, and can match you with potential lenders that are right for you.


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Homeowner’s Associations - What You Need To KnowPosted on March 07, 2017

Homeowner’s Associations: What You Need To Know

As you begin looking for a home to purchase, you will start to come across houses that have a homeowner’s association.


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Home Buying ChecklistPosted on January 24, 2017

Once you’ve made the decision to buy a home, it’s time to start thinking about what comes next.


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Earnest Money DepositPosted on October 04, 2016

An earnest money deposit, also known as a good faith deposit, is a specific dollar amount that a potential buyer pays to the seller in an effort to display their serious interest in a property.


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When To Consider Raising Your Home Buying BudgetPosted on August 16, 2016

When To Consider Raising Your Home Buying Budget

Setting a budget for your home purchase is an important decision.


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Finding Your Perfect HomePosted on May 24, 2016

As the old saying goes, real estate is all about location, location, location.


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A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighborhood - Which Matters MorePosted on March 01, 2016

A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighborhood: Which Matters More?

When you start shopping for a home, you probably have a very specific image of what you would like that home to look like.


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Selecting Homeowners InsurancePosted on February 09, 2016

Selecting Homeowner’s Insurance

One of the many things you will have to think about while you are in the process of buying a new home is the insurance you will need to protect it.


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How To Handle A Motivated SellerPosted on January 26, 2016

Often ads for homes on the market include the phrase “motivated seller,” and while this sounds as if it may be to your benefit as a home buyer, what does it actually mean?  If a seller is truly motivated you can benefit from a number of potential perks they may be willing to throw in to get their home sold, or they may even be willing to accept a lower offer than the asking price.


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Buying Verses Renting A HomePosted on December 22, 2015

When it comes to a home, you have two options: buy or rent.


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How Much Yard Do You NeedPosted on November 17, 2015

How Much Yard Do You Need?

You probably have spent a good deal of time considering how much space you need inside your home, but what about how much space you need on the outside of it?  House hunting with an idea of the square footage you are seeking is a good idea, but in addition to that you should have an idea of how much yard space you will need around your new dwelling as well.


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Should You Consider A Condominium Or TownhomePosted on October 27, 2015

Should You Consider A Condominium Or Townhome?

If you are buying a new home on a tight budget, one of the options that will come to your attention is purchasing a condominium or townhome instead of a standard single family home.


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Hiring A Home InspectorPosted on August 18, 2015

You’ve gone to countless open houses, searched online for months, and have finally found the house of your dreams, but before signing your name on the dotted line there are a few key steps you should not overlook.


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Getting To Know The Neighborhood Before Buying A HomePosted on June 23, 2015

There is a reason the term “location, location, location” is used so commonly within the real estate industry.


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Buying A Home Long DistancePosted on June 02, 2015

The process of purchasing a home can be a complicated and stressful experience, but if you have to purchase a new home in another city the experience can become even more complicated.


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Things Needed After Purchasing A HomePosted on March 24, 2015

Now that you’ve signed all the paperwork and your loan is approved, it’s time to move in.


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What To Consider Before Buying An Older PropertyPosted on December 02, 2014

Whether it’s the character and charm of an older home with its original features, hardwood floors, and wood burning fireplace, or the quaint historic feel of the neighborhood in which it is found, there is a certain appeal to older property.


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Buying A Foreclosed Property - What You Should KnowPosted on November 25, 2014

Given the recent state of the economy and the rising rate of mortgage foreclosures, the number of properties available at rock bottom prices is at an all time high.


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Benefits Of Home OwnershipPosted on November 11, 2014

The decision to purchase a home is exciting and a major investment for your future.


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Understanding Buyer Closing CostsPosted on October 28, 2014

Most people who are in the market for a new home are aware of the costs associated with purchasing a home and moving, but closing costs can be expenses that may be overlooked, especially for first-time home buyers.


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What Is A Property SurveyPosted on July 22, 2014

When purchasing a home, especially for the first time, you are going to encounter a lot of terms and jargon you may never have heard before.


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Buying A Home That Can Grow With Your FamilyPosted on July 15, 2014

If you are a first time homeowner, or are purchasing a home after a major life change such as marriage or having children, what should you consider to be sure your new home can grow with your changing family?  The time and effort that go into purchasing and decorating a new home, not to mention finding it in the first place, means that you’ll want to ensure that your home will be right for you and your family for years to come.


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Home Selling

What Are LockboxesPosted on March 28, 2017

When a homeowner lists their house with a REALTOR®, they may choose to store their house keys in the lockbox for easy access for the REALTOR® showing the home.


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Sell Your Home Fast - Five Tips To Get A Fast SalePosted on February 21, 2017

The process of selling your home can be a stressful and time-consuming event.


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Sell Or Remodel - Which Is Right For YouPosted on November 15, 2016

Whether the initial love has faded, or your home just doesn’t work for you and your family anymore, deciding between selling your home and remodeling can sometimes be a difficult decision.


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Simple Ideas To Make Your Home More Welcoming To BuyersPosted on October 18, 2016

Simple Ideas To Make Your Home More Welcoming To Buyers

It may seem obvious, but many sellers fail to recognize that a home that feels, looks, and smells welcoming and homey will more likely raise a buyer’s interest when they come for a showing.


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Ten Tips To Successfully Market Your HomePosted on May 31, 2016

There is a lot more to putting your home up for sale than placing a sign on the front lawn.


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Choosing The Right Listing AgreementPosted on May 10, 2016

When listing your home with a REALTOR®, you will be required to sign an agreement.


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How Long Should You Keep Your Home On The MarketPosted on April 26, 2016

How Long Should You Keep Your Home On The Market?

Many a home seller has been there—the house has been on the market for months and there is no sign of a sale.


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Selling Your Home - Why You Need A REALTORPosted on March 29, 2016

The temptation to save yourself the cost of hiring a real estate agent when selling your home can be overwhelming, and with more websites, books, and other resources popping up that claim to give you all the know-how and tools you’ll need to sell your home yourself, why should you consider hiring a REALTOR® at all?  Like any job that requires a lot of insider knowledge and experience, hiring a REALTOR® will ensure that you are getting the best price for your house with the minimal amount of work and worry.


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Eight Things To Consider Before ListingPosted on February 23, 2016

So you have decided that you are going to sell your home.


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Repairs To Make Before Selling Your HomePosted on January 12, 2016

When selling your home, the last thing you want to do is invest more into it, but in most cases making a few repairs or renovations to your home before putting it on the market can really be worth the financial and time investment.


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Staging An Open House That Won’t Cost You A FortunePosted on December 15, 2015

If you are thinking of putting your home up for sale, or already have your property listed, you may want to consider hosting an open house as part of your marketing strategy to get your home sold.


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Pricing Your Home To SellPosted on October 20, 2015

In addition to location and condition, the asking price of a home is at the top of the list of important considerations.


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Top Ten Home Showing TipsPosted on October 06, 2015

Showing your home is essential in the real estate business.


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Creating Curb AppealPosted on July 14, 2015

If you’re selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to improve your property’s potential value and appeal.


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What Season Is Best To SellPosted on July 07, 2015

What Season Is Best To Sell?

So you are ready to sell your house, but you look out the window and see several feet of snow on the ground.


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The Home Remodels That Will Most Increase Your Selling PricePosted on May 12, 2015

The Home Remodels That Will Most Increase Your Selling Price

So you are ready to sell, but you know that there are a few things in the home that could stand some updating in order to increase your selling price.


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Home Selling ChecklistPosted on April 28, 2015

Once you’ve made the decision to sell your home, it’s time to think about what comes next.


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Selling Your Home During The HolidaysPosted on April 14, 2015

The process of selling your home at any time of the year can be a stressful experience, but if you are trying to sell your home during the busy holiday season it may seem to be almost impossible.


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Home Seller Disclosure ObligationsPosted on April 07, 2015

Anything that could be potentially harmful to the new occupant or the home itself must be addressed in the seller’s disclosure.


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When Is The Right Time To Reduce The PricePosted on March 31, 2015

Every homeowner must set an asking price when listing their home on the market, but what happens when you don’t receive any offers?  Just as it’s important to know when it’s time to sell, it’s important to recognize the right time to reduce the price.


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Quick Clutter Fixes For Unexpected ShowingsPosted on March 10, 2015

Quick Clutter Fixes For Unexpected Showings

When you have to continue living in a home at the same time you are trying to sell it, keeping it ready for a showing at any time can be a challenge.


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Five Things You Should Put In Storage While Selling Your HomePosted on February 24, 2015

Five Things You Should Put In Storage While Selling Your Home

When your home is on the market but you are still living there, you can’t very well make it a model show home.


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Protecting Your Privacy While Your Home Is On The MarketPosted on January 13, 2015

Selling your home can cause potential anxiety about your personal privacy.


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When Should You Accept A Low BidPosted on December 16, 2014

If you are selling your home and are motivated to get the deal done quickly, you may be tempted to accept a low bid.


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Getting Your Home Ready To SellPosted on September 16, 2014

You would never dream of inviting guests to your house without making certain preparations, so don’t invite potential buyers without first making the necessary updates by preparing your home to sell.


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Marketing TipsPosted on July 29, 2014

If you want potential home buyers to fall in love with your house, they first have to know it’s for sale.


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The Downside To A Sale By OwnerPosted on July 08, 2014

The Downside To A Sale By Owner

In tough economic times, saving the money that you would have to pay a real estate agent to help you sell your home can be a tempting idea.


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Avoid The Most Common Mistakes When Selling Your HomePosted on July 08, 2014

Here are the most common mistakes people make when selling their property.


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Home And Garden

Decorating With PlantsPosted on March 21, 2017

When choosing a style of furnishing, color scheme, or fabrics for your new home, or when redecorating a room, plants often do not immediately spring to mind when considering what you need to complete your space.


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Tips To Make Your Move EasierPosted on February 28, 2017

Moving can be a stressful time, however, there are several things that you can do to make your move a smooth one.


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Family Three-Day Home Emergency KitPosted on February 07, 2017

Every home should have an emergency kit.


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Tips On Setting Up Your Outdoor Music SystemPosted on January 31, 2017

If you are planning to entertain outdoors, then you may also be considering the addition of an outdoor music system to help complete your theme.


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Green Laundry Tips - Save Money And The EnvironmentPosted on January 03, 2017

Let’s face it—two of the biggest issues most of us face in today’s world are concerns over the environment and the economy.


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Swimming Pool Safety TipsPosted on November 29, 2016

Summer is a special time for having fun in the backyard pool, yet drowning is a leading cause of accidental death.


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Do-It-Yourself Pest Control TipsPosted on October 25, 2016

A pest is not just a word that’s used to describe an annoyance; in fact, it’s also the term given to a destructive animal that destroys crops, food and even livestock.


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Simple Ways To Add A Splash Of Color To Any RoomPosted on October 11, 2016

Simple Ways To Add A Splash Of Color To Any Room

If you are feeling a lack of color and vibrancy in your décor, but don’t have a lot of time or money to put into redecorating, you can still make a big difference.


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Maintaining Air Quality In Your HomePosted on August 30, 2016

Maintaining Air Quality In Your Home

Whether you have allergies or simply prefer knowing that the air in your home is as clean as you can make it for better health, achieving and maintaining good air quality is an important issue.


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Getting Your Garden Ready For WinterPosted on August 09, 2016

The beauty and relaxation that your garden can provide you and your family is certainly worth all the work you put in each year.


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Choosing The Best Lighting For Your SpacePosted on July 26, 2016

Whether it is a romantic dining room or a home office, finding the right lighting for each space in your home is essential to making it functional and inviting.


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Solar Lighting For Your YardPosted on July 12, 2016

Solar Lighting For Your Yard

One of the simplest, most economical and also eco-friendly ways to provide lighting in your yard is to use solar lights.


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Defining Distinct Spaces In A Large RoomPosted on July 05, 2016

While open-concept homes seem to be the popular trend in the home construction industry, sometimes decorating for large spaces can be a challenge.


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How And When To Prune RosesPosted on June 28, 2016

To many, a rose is one of the most beautiful flowers in existence.


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Using Bright And Bold Paint ColorsPosted on June 21, 2016

Homeowners who are thinking of selling are often warned against choosing bright and bold paint colors for their walls.


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Unclutter Your Home In Ten Easy StepsPosted on May 17, 2016

Clutter, which is defined as things that lie about untidily, is often linked to creativity.


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Hanging Pictures 101Posted on May 03, 2016

A home is a place where we create precious memories with those that we love, which is why photos are a big part of what makes a house into a home.


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Landscaping Design TipsPosted on April 05, 2016

As a homeowner, you can use a number of landscaping design tips to make your house look just as polished on the outside as it does on the inside.


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Sealing Your Windows And Doors Against LeaksPosted on March 15, 2016

Sealing Your Windows And Doors Against Leaks

When it comes to making sure your home is energy-efficient as well as keeping it at a comfortable temperature throughout the year, there are few things as simple as looking to your windows and doors to make a big difference.


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Use Flowers To Add Color To Your HomePosted on March 08, 2016

Flowers are used for many purposes, including landscaping, weddings, gifts and even to decorate the interior of your home.


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Ways To Make Your House Smell GoodPosted on January 19, 2016

If you want a house to smell clean, you clean it.


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Safety Tips For Barbeque And GrillingPosted on January 05, 2016

A barbeque is an outdoor meal or party at which food is prepared on a rack over a grill.


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Decorating Ideas For Girls' RoomsPosted on December 08, 2015

If you have a room that requires a feminine touch, don’t fret.


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Home Theater Tips And TricksPosted on December 01, 2015

Home Theater Tips And Tricks

With home entertainment equipment becoming more and more advanced and the cost of going out for entertainment making it less realistic for many people, creating the perfect home theater is on the list of many homeowners.


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Patio Decor IdeasPosted on September 29, 2015

A patio offers a relaxing way to enjoy the outdoors while still getting a sense of home.


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The Best Ways To Reduce Your Water BillPosted on August 11, 2015

The Best Ways To Reduce Your Water Bill

Although a lot of the energy efficiency efforts tend to be focused on saving on electricity bills, you can also save a lot of money on your water bill and save water, too, with only a few simple steps.


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Using Your Fireplace SafelyPosted on July 28, 2015

Using Your Fireplace Safely

A fireplace is a great feature in any home, and can create that warm, homey feeling on a cold winter evening that every homeowner dreams of.


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Home Safety TipsPosted on July 21, 2015

Your home is your haven and, as such, it should be a place where you feel safe.


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De-clutter Your KitchenPosted on June 16, 2015

Who hasn’t had a cupboard full of Tupperware come crashing down on their head?  And don’t we all have a drawer in our kitchen that holds every scrap of paper and useless knickknack we have ever owned?  While kitchen clutter may be a universal truth, it can also make using your kitchen a time consuming and frustrating task.


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Top Five Ways To Ruin AntiquesPosted on June 09, 2015

An antique is a decorative object that is valuable because of its age.


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Build Your Own Deck - Choosing The Right MaterialsPosted on May 26, 2015

A backyard deck is a great way to not only improve the value of your home, but also make your outdoor living space more enjoyable for you and your family.


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Attracting Birds To Your BackyardPosted on April 21, 2015

Bird watching is a popular past time that is shared by many, but what if watching your fluttering friends was as simple as peeking into your backyard?  Thanks to a few landscaping techniques, you can trade in your binoculars for a lawn chair and enjoy bird watching from the convenience and comfort of your own home.


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The Latest In Window TreatmentsPosted on March 03, 2015

Long gone are the days of plastic vertical blinds and grandma’s lacy curtains.


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Ten Things Every Gardener Should KnowPosted on February 17, 2015

Gardening is a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, but it is also a livelihood for many.


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Childproofing Your HomePosted on February 03, 2015

When it comes to decorating your home, there’s a lot more to consider than simply coordinating your window treatments with your carpet.


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Home Security TipsPosted on January 06, 2015

Making sure that your home is secure should be a priority in your life not only because you want to protect what’s rightfully yours, but more specifically because it could be the most important thing that you do for your family and for yourself.


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Decorating Ideas For Boys' RoomsPosted on December 23, 2014

If you have a room that requires a masculine touch, don’t fret.


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Start A Kitchen Herb GardenPosted on December 09, 2014

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables from your own garden to give your health and taste buds a treat.


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Mood Lighting With Tiki TorchesPosted on November 18, 2014

If you have the islands on your mind, you will be glad to know that you can bring the charm and decor of your favorite tropical paradise into your own backyard.


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How To Start A New GardenPosted on October 21, 2014

Congratulations on your decision to start a new garden.


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Backyard Summer Entertainment IdeasPosted on October 07, 2014

When it comes to entertaining outdoors, there’s no place quite like your very own backyard.


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How To Care For Your LawnPosted on September 30, 2014

If you love your lawn, it’s only natural that you would want to give it the proper care to help give it a healthy appearance.


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A Homeowner's ToolkitPosted on September 23, 2014

Whether you have just bought your first home or have been a homeowner for some time, chances are that at some point you will be faced with home repairs.


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Can A Bathroom Remodel Increase Your Home’s ValuePosted on September 09, 2014

When you are planning to sell your home, a bathroom remodel may be one of the best places to increase your home’s value.


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Cut Your Cooling Costs With These Money-Saving TipsPosted on August 26, 2014

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable in the summer, there are a number of ways to accomplish your goal without breaking a sweat over your cooling costs.


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Give Your Front Porch A Style MakeoverPosted on August 05, 2014

Whether you are looking to sell your home or just think it’s time for a new look to improve your curb appeal, giving your front porch a makeover is an easy and inexpensive way to give your home’s exterior a fresh look.


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Ten Most Forgotten Items During A MovePosted on July 08, 2014

When moving day arrives, there’s nothing quite like the nagging feeling that you’re forgetting something.


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Financing Articles

Can You Buy A Home With No Down PaymentPosted on February 14, 2017

Can You Buy A Home With No Down Payment?

Coming up with a down payment in today’s economy can be difficult.


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Recognizing Predatory Mortgage LendersPosted on January 10, 2017

A predator is defined as one that preys on others, which is why some lenders have fittingly earned the title as predatory mortgage lenders.


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Calculating Your Monthly Mortgage PaymentsPosted on November 01, 2016

One of the most important factors to consider when buying a new home is affordability.


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Applying For A Joint Mortgage Loan With Your SpousePosted on September 27, 2016

Applying For a Joint Mortgage Loan With Your Spouse

When you are ready to buy a home, applying for a mortgage is one of the first and most important steps.


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All About Home Equity LoansPosted on September 20, 2016

All About Home Equity Loans

You have probably heard a lot about home equity loans if you have spent any time at all looking at home financing options.


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The Advantages Of Pre-ApprovalPosted on September 06, 2016

The decision to purchase a home can be an exciting but sometimes confusing undertaking.


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Types Of Home LoansPosted on August 23, 2016

If you are in the market for a new home, it’s important that you know what type of loans are available to you.


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Buying A Home With Past Credit ProblemsPosted on August 02, 2016

Buying a home can be both exciting and stressful but, for those with past credit problems, the process may also seem intimidating.


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Finding The Best Fit For Your MortgagePosted on June 14, 2016

If you are in the market for a new home, or are looking to refinance your mortgage, there are an ever increasing number of lending options that exist for you as a homeowner.


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Understanding The Closing ProcessPosted on June 07, 2016

Once your loan is approved, you will be ready to take the final step that will lead to the door of your new home.


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Step-By-Step Guide In Obtaining A Home LoanPosted on April 12, 2016

Now that you’ve decided to purchase a new home, it’s important to know what to expect throughout the loan process.


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Tips For Qualifying For A Better Interest RatePosted on March 22, 2016

Tips For Qualifying For a Better Interest Rate

When it comes to a home loan, the interest rate is a very important factor.


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Why You Should Avoid Subprime LendersPosted on February 16, 2016

With the financial markets in crisis and the cost of homes plummeting, the subprime loan options that were responsible for this crash in the first place are becoming less common.


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Things You Need When Applying For A Home LoanPosted on November 10, 2015

Congratulations!  Now that you have found the perfect home, all that’s left is getting the perfect mortgage.


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Will You Qualify - What You Need To Get A MortgagePosted on November 03, 2015

If you are a first time homebuyer, navigating all the new information about homeownership, the home buying process, and mortgages can seem overwhelming.


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Fixed Mortgage Vs. Variable Rates - Which Is Right For YouPosted on October 13, 2015

With all the financial decisions that need to be made when purchasing a home, choosing the options that make the best sense for you can seem overwhelming.


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Interest Only Loans - What You Should KnowPosted on September 22, 2015

Interest Only Loans: What You Should Know

Of the many different types of home loans out there, interest only loans are one of the more unusual types.


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Negotiating An Owner Financing PurchasePosted on September 15, 2015

Saving for a down payment can be a difficult and time-consuming task, but there are options for financing a home purchase other than saving or the traditional borrowing options.


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How Much House You Can AffordPosted on September 08, 2015

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the affordability of a house and, as a potential homebuyer, it’s important that you know what type of mortgage payments are within your budget.


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Getting A Second MortgagePosted on June 30, 2015

Second mortgages are not as common as they once were, and getting one is not as easy as it used to be, but even with the recent financial pressures that many of us are facing in this economy, there are still a number of options that can allow you to get one.


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Shopping For The Best Home LoanPosted on May 19, 2015

Finding the perfect home is a task, but shopping for the best home loan can be even more tedious.


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Avoiding Mortgage FraudPosted on May 05, 2015

Unfortunately, fraud and identity theft are increasing at an alarming rate every year, and mortgage fraud is one of the most important types of fraud from which you will want to protect yourself.


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Finding Your Credit RatingPosted on January 27, 2015

Finding your credit rating can be an intimidating task, but for anyone hoping to purchase a home it is a necessary step.


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Protect Yourself From Unexpected Mortgage Loan AdjustmentsPosted on November 04, 2014

If you’re facing an upcoming rate change on your adjustable rate mortgage, you may be a bit worried.


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Insurance And Property Taxes - Should You Add Them To Your Mortgage PaymentPosted on October 14, 2014

Insurance And Property Taxes: Should You Add Them To Your Mortgage Payment?

When you buy a home, the mortgage payment isn’t the only regular expense you will have to consider.


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Balloon Payments - What They Mean To YouPosted on August 19, 2014

Balloon Payments: What They Mean To You

In your research on home loans, you may have come across the term “balloon payment.


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Finding A Mortgage BrokerPosted on August 12, 2014

If you are in the market for a new home, or looking to refinance your existing mortgage, then you will want to consider the option of hiring a mortgage broker rather than an individual lender or lending institution.


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First Time Buyer Loan TipsPosted on July 08, 2014

First Time Buyer Loan Tips

For first time buyers, the mortgage loan process can seem complex and confusing.


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How Much Cash Will You Need To ClosePosted on July 08, 2014

How Much Cash Will You Need To Close?

For first time buyers, the amount of money that is needed to seal the deal can often come as a bit of a shock.


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Holiday Articles

Decorating For Christmas The Green Living WayPosted on April 25, 2017

Christmas is probably one of the easiest times of the year to use environmentally friendly decorating ideas, and given the more traditional decorating trends for the season and the ever increasing need for all of us to contribute to making the planet a greener place, it’s never been easier.


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Memorial Day Picnic Menu IdeasPosted on April 04, 2017

Memorial Day is usually spent watching the latest blockbuster film, but it is also a great time of year to get outside and celebrate the nice weather.


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Christmas Decorating IdeasPosted on March 14, 2017

Along with the Christmas festivities comes the desire to decorate your home with twinkling lights, wreaths, trees and even yard ornaments featuring the theme of the holidays.


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New Year's Eve Decorating IdeasPosted on January 17, 2017

On December 31 of every year, the world celebrates New Year’s Eve.


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Is A Real Christmas Tree Right for YouPosted on December 27, 2016

Is A Real Christmas Tree Right For You?

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh pine filling your home during the holiday season, and a real Christmas tree can do that better than any candle or air freshener.


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Celebrating New Year’s With Young ChildrenPosted on December 20, 2016

Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Children

Partying until midnight may not be in the cards for you come New Year’s Eve if you have small children.


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Planning The Perfect Memorial Day BarbequePosted on December 13, 2016

Planning The Perfect Memorial Day Barbeque

While the focus is often on the Fourth of July when it comes to backyard celebrations, Memorial Day is often a popular choice as well.


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A Mother’s Day Menu Your Kids Can PreparePosted on December 06, 2016

A Mother’s Day Menu Your Kids Can Prepare

Mother’s Day is the perfect time for your children to show their love and appreciation for everything Mom does by preparing her a simple but delicious meal she will really appreciate.


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St. Patrick's Day Ideas For Family FunPosted on November 22, 2016

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A St. Patrick’s Menu That Your Guests Will EnjoyPosted on November 08, 2016

If you are throwing a St.


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Create A Spooky Yard For HalloweenPosted on September 13, 2016

Halloween can be one of the most child-like and fun holidays of the year.


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How To Make The Fourth Of July Fun For KidsPosted on July 19, 2016

Every year, the Fourth of July holiday honors the birth of our nation.


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The Right Christmas Wreath For Your Front DoorPosted on April 19, 2016

Choosing the perfect tree is part of any holiday decorating tradition, but finding the right wreath for your front door can really finish off your holiday look and can be a beautiful and elegant addition to your exterior décor.


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Hanukkah Decorating IdeasPosted on February 02, 2016

Hanukkah is a very special time of year on the Jewish calendar.


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Halloween Safety TipsPosted on December 29, 2015

On October 31 of every year, children around the nation enjoy carving jack-o-lanterns, dressing up in their favorite costumes and going out trick-or-treating for candy and treats.


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How To Host A Fun And Safe New Year’s PartyPosted on November 24, 2015

New Year’s is a great time to host a party for friends and family.


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Ways To Thrill Mom On Mother's DayPosted on September 01, 2015

A mother is someone who looks after you, takes care of you when you are sick and is always there to show you just how much she loves you.


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Creative Ways To Say I Love You On Valentine's DayPosted on August 25, 2015

Every year, Valentine’s Day serves as a celebration of love, happiness and a commitment to those that you cherish.


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Preparing Your Home For Holiday GuestsPosted on August 04, 2015

Preparing Your Home For Holiday Guests

It’s wonderful having friends and family at your home to share the holidays, but it can also be a lot of work.


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Fabulous Homemade Halloween CostumesPosted on March 17, 2015

Fabulous Homemade Halloween Costumes

Halloween is the time of year when you can dress up as just about anything you want to be.


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Mother’s Day Brunch - Decoration And Menu IdeasPosted on February 10, 2015

Mother’s Day only comes around once a year, and since mom is there for us every day of the year, the least we can do is create a one-of-a-kind day to show her our thanks.


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Decorating For Thanksgiving Using The Bounty Of The SeasonPosted on January 20, 2015

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time spent with family and friends.


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Easy Easter Decorating IdeasPosted on December 30, 2014

Easter is often left out when thinking of holiday decorating, but since it is also the beginning of the spring season it is a great time to freshen up your home and add some of the lively and vibrant colors of the season.


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Create Kid-Safe Jack O LanternsPosted on September 02, 2014

Halloween is a great time of year to let the creativity go wild, and when decorating for this fun and family-oriented holiday, it really wouldn’t be complete without a jack-o’-lantern or two!  While carving pumpkins is the traditional way to create a jack-o’-lantern, if you have young children or kids who want to create jack-o’-lanterns without adult supervision, then it can be a dangerous and risky craft idea.


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Thanksgiving Menu IdeasPosted on July 08, 2014

Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621.


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Holiday Meal Ideas You Can Prepare Ahead Of TimePosted on July 08, 2014

Holiday Meal Ideas You Can Prepare Ahead Of Time

Preparing large holiday meals for a crowd is time consuming and a lot of work, too.


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