Tag: Real Estate

Backyard Farming: Fad Or The New Future

Backyard Farming: Fad Or The New Future

July 18, 2018 |

While a kitchen herb garden or pot-grown tomatoes may be commonplace in both suburban backyards and on urban condo patios, an increasingly large number of homeowners look to backyard farming as a way to relieve some of the stresses of modern life. Other benefits include cutting grocery bills, living a more sustainable life, and teaching children about food.

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5 Critical Tips For Buying In A Seller’s Market

5 Critical Tips For Buying In A Seller’s Market

July 17, 2018 |

This summer, quality homes are being scooped up almost as fast as they’re being listed – and for top price. Yes, it’s a seller’s market out there, which is great news if you’re planning to list your home. For those looking for a home, the competitiveness can be frustrating and aggravating.

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In-Law Apartments Provide Tangible Benefits For Home Owners

In-Law Apartments Provide Tangible Benefits For Home Owners

July 13, 2018 |

Many homeowners are looking for ways to maximize on their investment. One idea that is gaining popularity is a space set aside for aging parents known as an In-law apartments. These additions are living spaces that can set a property apart from others on the real estate market.

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The Case for Making a “Smart” Garage

The Case for Making a “Smart” Garage

July 12, 2018 |

Energy-efficiency, smart electronics and automation have come home to the rest of the house, but many garages still look and feel like neglected warehouses. Why not update the lighting and add some high-tech features that will bring your garage into the 21st Century. Doing so will make your life easier and need not cost a fortune!

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Rebuilding Costs: Rethinking How Much Homeowners Insurance You Really Need

Rebuilding Costs: Rethinking How Much Homeowners Insurance You Really Need

July 11, 2018 |

Buying a home comes with numerous financial planning obligations. It’s far from a turn-key operation and one of the significant challenges involves developing a working knowledge about things often outside your area of expertise.

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Working From Home: 5 Best Tips To Make It Work

Working From Home: 5 Best Tips To Make It Work

July 10, 2018 |

Carving out space for a home office isn’t always easy, but if you have the option to work from home even part of the time, it’s essential to have a space that works for you.

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Home Automation Conveniences Attract Buyers

Home Automation Conveniences Attract Buyers

June 28, 2018 |

The rise in Millennial home buyers will inevitably change the items that promote faster and more lucrative home sales.

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Is It A Good Idea To Buy A Remodeled Home?

Is It A Good Idea To Buy A Remodeled Home?

June 26, 2018 |

If you watch popular TV shows like Property Brothers, Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper, you might believe that buying a remodeled home is a great idea. These shows always have happy endings. The process looks fun and easy, and the houses turn out beautiful. However, it is rarely this easy when buying a real-life remodeled home.

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3 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Time House Hunting

3 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Time House Hunting

June 22, 2018 |

In the ideal home-buying scenario, you’d have plenty of time to find the perfect home. However, this is not always possible. Maybe you are relocating for a job and have to buy a house from across the country. If this is the case, you might have to limit the time that you spend house hunting.

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3 Programs That Allow You To Buy A Home With No Money Down In 2018

3 Programs That Allow You To Buy A Home With No Money Down In 2018

June 21, 2018 |

Home buyers are typically advised to put at least 20% down for a mortgage. Coming up with that amount can seem almost impossible if you have little to no money left over after paying bills each month.

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