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Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage: What You Need to Know

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage will tell you up front what you can afford when shopping for your next home. This will save you a lot of time and stress. A pre-approval letter also helps let real estate agents know … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value Before Selling

Renovations can make your home worth more, and if you’re planning to make any changes, here are some tips to improve your home while saving money: Tackle one room at a time. It will make it easier on you, and … Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Clean Your House Before Moving Out

You’ve done it. You’ve bought your dream house, and now it’s time to ditch your old digs! Before you do, make sure the house is clean for the new homeowners before you leave. Here are some easy things you can … Continue reading

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Buying or Selling a Home in 2015

The housing market is tougher in the winter, and with the New Year here, people may be scrambling to not only sell a house, but to buy one. Here are 10 tips to make buying or selling a home easier … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Comfort Your Pets When Moving to a New Home

Moving pets can be extremely stressful for you and your furry friends. Here are some ways to comfort your animal when moving to a new space: 1.  Make sure you update your pet’s ID tag. Whether they escape during your … Continue reading

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What To Do When The Power Goes Out

The wind storm last month left a lot of people in the dark, as well as unprepared. With these handy tips, you won’t be left in the cold or the dark next time. BEFORE EMERGENCIES: if you don’t have an … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Home for a Winter Sale

Selling your home in the winter can be a little tricky. It’s good for sellers, since there are fewer homes on the market, but it’s not the most popular season to sell. Here are some tips to make your house … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Lower Your Winter Electric Bill

The temperature is dropping, so your thermostat is rising. That means your energy bill could also be rising. Here are some tips to stay cozy while keeping a little extra money in your pocket! 1.  Keep your house cooler while … Continue reading

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Decorate for the Holidays in 10 Easy Steps

A few weeks ago, we shared Thanksgiving decorating tips, but now we’re heading into the winter holidays. Here are 10 simple ways to decorate your home for the holidays. Place mini ornaments on a cake stand with the treat of … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Weatherproof Your Home For Winter

With the colder months approaching, it is time to weatherproof your home. Here are 6 ways to keep your house temperature high and your heating bill low. Weatherproof your doors. This will help prevent any unnecessary cold from entering your … Continue reading

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