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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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10 Simple Ways to Decorate For Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to get your house together for celebrating with friends and family. Here are some simple, easy ways to decorate your home without breaking the bank, or anything else, in the process! Hollow … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Is your credit score impacting your ability to move to the home you’ve always dreamed of? Here are some easy ways to raise your credit score. 1. Watch your credit card balances. It’s easy to spend money on credit cards, … Continue reading

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Homeowner’s insurance 101: what you need to know

Not only is insuring your home required by your lender, but protecting your most valuable asset with adequate insurance coverage is a smart money move. Here’s what you need to know when shopping for homeowner’s insurance: Interior & exterior home … Continue reading

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10 ways to save energy at home this fall

As the temperatures drop this fall, energy and water bills are likely to go up. Here are some ways to save energy at home to offset those higher bills. Install a programmable thermostat to automatically lower the heat at night … Continue reading

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6 tips for selecting a mortgage loan

Realtor.com, a resource offered by the National Association of Realtors®, has some great tips about home financing, ideal for helping buyers and sellers educate themselves on the ins and outs of mortgages, closing costs and more. Here are 6 tips … Continue reading

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Caring for your home’s exterior

Whether you are planning to put your home on the market, or just want to maintain your house, caring for your home’s exterior is important. Here are six tips from American Home Shield on ways to keep the outside of … Continue reading

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The costs of being a landlord

If you are in the enviable position of owning a home as an investment property, renting that home to tenants could be a smart financial move for you – as long as you consider all of the costs involved. Here … Continue reading

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Five easy, 15-minute home makeovers

In our last post, we talked about curb appeal and gave you 12 quick fixes to make your home’s exterior more saleable. In this post, inspired by HouseLogic.com, we are giving you more easy home improvement ideas. This time, though, … Continue reading

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