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Keeping It In Balance: Knowing Your Credit-to-Debt Ratio

Keeping It In Balance: Knowing Your Credit-to-Debt Ratio

Many potential new homebuyers find themselves unable to secure a loan, confined to a smaller home ? or at least to a smaller loan ? because they don’t understand… Read more ⇢
Lighten Up Dark Spaces Naturally

Lighten Up Dark Spaces Naturally

You saved up your money and survived the rigors of mortgage underwriting, packed up your apartment, loaded the truck and moved into your new home. After several… Read more ⇢
Sell Your Home in Any Season

Sell Your Home in Any Season

As we slip into autumn, many homeowners take their homes off the market, believing that their home will not sell in the fall or winter. While it is… Read more ⇢
Slash Your Energy Bill

Slash Your Energy Bill

We don’t think about our heating bill much in the summer, but this is the time to make some upgrades to your home that will see you through… Read more ⇢
Landscape for Your Climate

Landscape for Your Climate

Visions of lush green lawns, English gardens bursting with color and a sparkling fountain filling the air with the tinkling of thousands of water drops may float through your… Read more ⇢
Preparing to Sell Your House in the Fall: Boomers and Millennials Don’t Follow the Spring Trend

Preparing to Sell Your House in the Fall: Boomers and Millennials Don’t Follow the Spring Trend

If you put your home on the market in the Spring, and it hasn’t sold, you’re probably thinking about taking it off the market until next year. Conventional wisdom… Read more ⇢
Disappointing Appraisal?

Disappointing Appraisal?

You’ve found the perfect home at the perfect price and made an offer that the sellers accepted. But, the appraisal came back lower than your offer. Read more ⇢
Don’t Think of Your Home as an Investment…What?

Don’t Think of Your Home as an Investment…What?

Isn’t that sacrilegious or something? Despite evidence to the contrary, new homebuyers continue to believe that buying a home is the same type of… Read more ⇢
What Matters Most? Why Location Trumps Everything!

What Matters Most? Why Location Trumps Everything!

Take a lesson from that old real estate adage “location, location, location.” Many seasoned homeowners will tell you that the size of your home and… Read more ⇢
Final Four for Home Buyers

Final Four for Home Buyers

When it comes to basketball, we only have 64 teams to narrow down into our Final Four to fill our brackets. When it comes to buying… Read more ⇢
Keeping Your House Show Ready

Keeping Your House Show Ready

Having your house on the market while you’re living in it can be a stressful time. You still have to live. The dog still puts muddy prints on… Read more ⇢
The Value of Professional Staging

The Value of Professional Staging

Views very widely on the value of hiring a professional stager to prepare your home for sale. Many real estate agents swear by it and have years of… Read more ⇢
How to Avoid Being House Poor

How to Avoid Being House Poor

Buying a home is exciting. If you’re young, it gives you the sense of finally stepping into the adult world. If you’re at some other life change (marriage, starting… Read more ⇢
Little Decorator Details That Can Hinder Your Home Sale

Little Decorator Details That Can Hinder Your Home Sale

We get it … you want your home to be uniquely you … you want it to express your personality … you want colors that make you happy! But… Read more ⇢
Create a Timeless Kitchen with the 4 Cs of Kitchen Design

Create a Timeless Kitchen with the 4 Cs of Kitchen Design

Nothing says “dated” like a kitchen trend from a decade ago. Consider giving your kitchen a makeover using timeless elements that are always in style. That way, no matter… Read more ⇢

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