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How to Avoid a Complicated Home Selling Experience
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Avoid a Complicated Home Selling Experience
Selling a house sometimes can be complicated. But if you understand the home selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to avoid potential pitfalls. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the home selling journey. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market The age and condition of your home may have far-flung...
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Hints and Tips for First Time Home Buyers
Posted on 02/16/2020
Hints and Tips for First Time Home Buyers
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Should You Finance with a Credit Union?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Should You Finance with a Credit Union?
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Posted on 02/02/2020
Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
Posted on 01/26/2020
When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
If you're ready to sell your home, you may wonder if the time is right. Timing is truly everything when you’re selling a home. If you have some flexibility, it might be a good idea to wait to sell your home. Even with time constraints, there are a few strategies to employ that can help you find the sweet...
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Learn How to Level a Concrete Floor
Posted on 01/19/2020
Learn How to Level a Concrete Floor
Get insider tips and a step-by-step guide for concrete floor...
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Behind the Scenes–Jamestown
Posted on 01/12/2020
Behind the Scenes–Jamestown
Modeling the flow of conditioned air in a net-zero...
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Watch It Again: Return to Santa Fe
Posted on 01/05/2020
Watch It Again: Return to Santa Fe
Even the guy in the mariachi band looked...
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Is It Worth Your Time to Invest in Home Improvements?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Is It Worth Your Time to Invest in Home Improvements?
For a home seller who wants to maximize his or her house sale earnings, it may be beneficial to invest in property improvements. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to perform property upgrades. These reasons include: 1. You can make your house an attractive option to prospective buyers. As a home seller,...
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How to Use a Bi-Weekly Mortgage to Your Advantage
Posted on 12/22/2019
How to Use a Bi-Weekly Mortgage to Your Advantage
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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