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What You Need to Know About Buying a Second Home

Second homes and properties purchased for investment purposes are big business in the U.S. According to the National Association of Realtors’ 2017 Investment & Vacation Home Buyers Survey, about 12% of all home sales in 2017 were acquired for vacation use … Continue reading

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Do You Have What It Takes to Buy a Fixer-Upper?

A couple currently on the market to buy a home are looking at two different types of properties: turnkey condos, in which the home is basically move-in ready, and then what these clients affectionately refer to as “Great Grandma’s place” – or … Continue reading

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Can You Use Home Equity to Buy a Vacation Home?

BUYING A VACATION HOME could make sense if you have a preferred vacation spot you frequently visit. The financial consideration of a vacation home purchase isn’t the same as booking a hotel room one trip at a time, though. This is … Continue reading

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5 Health-Boosting Enhancements for Your Home

If home is where the heart is, imagine how much better you could feel by ensuring your home is as healthy as possible. Just like with maintaining our bodies’ well-being, we can control what comes into and what is used … Continue reading

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Top Renovations To Complete Before You Sell Your House

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A Guide to Home Renovations

Whether you just closed on a fixer-upper or you’re looking to update the house you’ve lived in for 20 years, there’s a good chance you’ve got plans to make home improvements in the near future. There’s also a good chance … Continue reading

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How to Budget for More Than One Remodeling Project at Once

Spring is a popular time to start planning your home improvement projects for the year. Winter is finally retreating, and you can examine both the damage the cold weather did to your home as well as decide which areas you’d … Continue reading

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4 Cost-Effective Ways to Raise Your Home’s Value

If you’re looking to raise the value of your home, especially for resale purposes, you’ve undoubtedly heard all sorts of ideas that will get the job done, many of which may be too expensive or too difficult for you to … Continue reading

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6 Things to Do to Prepare for Your Home Renovations

The cold days of winter are the perfect time to sit down and plan the improvements, renovations and other projects you’ve been pondering for your home. While scouring do-it-yourself blogs, Pinterest and HGTV shows may have given you a plethora … Continue reading

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4 Things NOT To Do When Putting Your Home On The Market

So you’ve decided to put your home on the market. Congratulations! Hopefully, you’ve brought a rockin’ REALTOR® on board to help you list your spot (call me today!) and together you’ve done your due diligence on what to ask for. … Continue reading

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