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What a Credit Score Really Means

What a Credit Score Really Means

As one of the least understood numbers homebuyers deal with, their credit score confuses many would-be buyers. So, what does your credit score really mean? Firstly, understand… Read more ⇢
Energy Conserving Landscaping Tips

Energy Conserving Landscaping Tips

As you plan your landscaping for your new home, remember the green you plant outside affects the green you have left inside your pocketbook. Trees and shrubs can reduce… Read more ⇢
Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Congratulations on your new home! Whether a condominium, cooperative apartment, single-family home, townhouse or mobile home, your home-sweet-home affects your tax status. If this is the first… Read more ⇢
Getting Organized to Sell Your Home

Getting Organized to Sell Your Home

When you’ve lived in it for a long time, getting a home ready to sell can seem daunting. If you are considering selling your home this year, make… Read more ⇢
Early Spring Landscaping

Early Spring Landscaping

Bulbs, tubers, perennials and indigenous plants beautify your home and give year-round enjoyment for decades to come. If you bought your home in the fall or winter, you may… Read more ⇢
Should I Buy a Foreclosed House?

Should I Buy a Foreclosed House?

As a result of the housing bubble and resulting financial instability, many communities have a high rate of foreclosed homes. Even though the rate of new foreclosures is… Read more ⇢
Get Multiple Offers on Your Home

Get Multiple Offers on Your Home

You may have been talking with a neighbor or simply heard a snippet on the radio or television, but suddenly you are aware that right now is a… Read more ⇢
How Much Should You Spend on Your Home Purchase

How Much Should You Spend on Your Home Purchase

Buying a home starts with determining how much house you can afford. While it’s important to be careful of buying more house than you can afford, changes in the… Read more ⇢
Loving Your Home Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

Loving Your Home Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

“What can I do to get my home ready?” This question is often posed when someone is ready to sell a home, but it doesn’t have to be. Making… Read more ⇢
Low Rates & Quick Short Sales May Help Your Home to Sell

Low Rates & Quick Short Sales May Help Your Home to Sell

The Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS) revealed on November 1st by Freddie Mac shows continued lowered interest rates, dipping below last week’s rates. This is good news if you… Read more ⇢
Selling Your Home This Holiday Season?

Selling Your Home This Holiday Season?

Traditionally the holiday season is not the best time to sell your home due to tight schedules, weather conditions, and overall busy schedules. However if… Read more ⇢
Protecting Your Home From Winter Storms

Protecting Your Home From Winter Storms

Cooling weather trends bring with them rain and snow and can also result in damage to your home. Now’s the time to consider making needed preparations to your… Read more ⇢
New FHFA Policy Benefits Military Families

New FHFA Policy Benefits Military Families

Military families received some good news this week when the Federal Housing Finance Agency introduced a new guideline allowing for speedier short sales. Under the new… Read more ⇢
Create the Best Jack-O-Lantern for Your Home

Create the Best Jack-O-Lantern for Your Home

As the days count down to Halloween you may find yourself trying to determine the best way to enliven your porch pumpkin.  While many techniques have been developed… Read more ⇢
Maintaining the Fireplace in Your Home

Maintaining the Fireplace in Your Home

As colder weather approaches, images and thoughts of home-cooked baked goods and cider by the fire seem to be everywhere, from the local home improvement stores to pinterest. Read more ⇢

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