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Marketing Your Green Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
Marketing Your Green Home
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Ready to sell that home you've sunk your heart, soul and savings account into? Hoping to get a great return on all those green upgrades you had professionally performed? Don't rely on chance to get the ROI you deserve. Take charge of the sale of your high-performance home, and make sure everyone from...
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Is the Market Ready for Me to Invest?
Posted on 01/12/2020
Is the Market Ready for Me to Invest?
Photo by Edar via Pixabay You’ve been considering an investment in real estate but are you really ready? Putting your money into something you haven’t done your homework on could be detrimental. You may even have all the tools, but are still straddling the fence. How will you know it’s time? Here are a few signs that indicate...
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Sell Your House in a Hot Housing Market
Posted on 01/05/2020
Sell Your House in a Hot Housing Market
A hot housing market features residences that buyers want to purchase as quickly as possible. As a home seller, you should do everything possible to stir up interest in your residence, even in a hot housing market. Because if dozens of buyers compete for your house, you may be able generate significant profits from your home sale. Ultimately, there...
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Benefits of "Native" Gardening
Posted on 01/05/2020
Benefits of "Native" Gardening
Photo by Larisa Koshkina via PixabayRestoring native habitat to our surroundings is like pressing the "refresh" button on biodiversity. Homeowners who embrace native gardening are making big contributions to healthy landscapes, which is great for maintaining the native ecosystems. Making a Difference—Beautifully Native plants are the greenery that would grow in certain areas with or without human intervention....
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Do I Qualify for an FHA Loan?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Do I Qualify for an FHA Loan?
FHA loans have long been a valuable resource for Americans who want to fulfill their goal of homeownership but who don’t have the benefit of a lengthy credit history and equity. If you’re hoping to buy a home in the near future but want to explore all of your options in terms of financing, this article is for you....
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Choose the Right Fireplace for Your Space
Posted on 12/29/2019
Choose the Right Fireplace for Your Space
Image by Breadmaker from Shutterstock A fireplace is a cozy addition for a home that can add aesthetic value as well as warmth to your space. Whether you’re building new, retrofitting, or shopping for the perfect home there are options for most situations. You’ll find many design options as you start to shop but the initial consideration should...
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Make Your Home a Welcoming Oasis in One Day
Posted on 12/22/2019
Make Your Home a Welcoming Oasis in One Day
Photo by Sonja_paetow via Pixabay Home feeling a little dull? You can clean and liven things up in a single day, and make your home into a welcoming, comfortable oasis. Whether you are coping with outdated decor, too much clutter or just need to liven things up, this list can help you pull things together quickly. You'll be...
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How to Improve Your Resting Space
Posted on 12/22/2019
How to Improve Your Resting Space
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/19/2019
4 Millay Court #4, Litchfield, CT 06759 is now new to the market!
Presenting, 4 Millay Court, a Deming model in one of Westleigh's finest locations. This light-filled end unit has over 3000sf of heated living space. The Main floor is 1697sf and lower level gross square footage is 1652sf. Main floor living consists of a Study/Den with full bath, large eat-in Kitchen, Living Room with fireplace and Dining Room with sliders to a deck.The Master Suite completes the main floor with full bath, walk-in closet and additional 2 closets. The lower level consists of a large Family Room with fireplace, two bedrooms with shared full bath,a small entertainment wet bar and walkout to a patio. Lots of storage space on...
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Can You Buy a Home Without Breaking Your Budget?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Can You Buy a Home Without Breaking Your Budget?
A home is one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. It also may prove to be expensive, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. There is no need to break your budget to acquire your dream residence. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways...
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How to Avoid a Homebuying Crisis
Posted on 12/15/2019
How to Avoid a Homebuying Crisis
The homebuying journey should be fast and seamless, but problems may arise that prevent you from accomplishing your desired goals. For example, if a buyer with a poor credit score fails to get financing before submitting an offer to purchase a house, this individual may struggle to acquire his or her dream residence. Or, if a buyer fails to...
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Why You Might Consider A Home Warranty
Posted on 12/08/2019
Why You Might Consider A Home Warranty
You may have heard about home warranties, but are unsure of what they are. A home warranty is an excellent addition to your home insurance and has a particular function. When you buy a home, the last thing you want to worry about is things breaking or malfunctioning in the house after you buy it. Buyers fear the expenses...
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