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Appraisal versus Assessment
Posted on 07/21/2019
Appraisal versus Assessment
Home valuation is one of the tricky areas of real estate. In general, you want a high appraisal and a low assessment. But shouldn't they be the same? Well, in a perfect world your assessment and your appraisal would be the same, but you don't want the world to be perfect in this regard. Here's why: Appraisal An...
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Make Your Housekeeping Manageable
Posted on 07/14/2019
Make Your Housekeeping Manageable
You recently moved to a new house so, good for you! You upgraded to a larger living space. The kids each have a room, and the house has a living room and a den along with a kitchen nook and a formal dining room, office and plenty of bathrooms. You're all set to start your new life of...
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3 Reasons You Should Invest In Real Estate
Posted on 07/07/2019
3 Reasons You Should Invest In Real Estate
Investing in real estate investment is still a viable option, consider these few trends. Construction of new homes is on the increase in the U.S. Although the Census Bureau reported that new home sales in January 2019 had dropped 6.9 percent as compared to the same period last year. The U.S. median property sales went down from $373,100...
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Fire Pit Safety Tips
Posted on 06/30/2019
Fire Pit Safety Tips
Fire pits are not only attractive but are also a fantastic addition to any rural backyard or homestead. They are inexpensive to use; they help to elongate the use of your yard through the fall and winter. However, you must be very cautious when you use a fire pit. You could set the house on fire if you...
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Is an FHA Loan Right For You?
Posted on 06/23/2019
Is an FHA Loan Right For You?
Buying a home is a beautiful feeling, but dealing with the financial aspect of it can be tiring. Well, thanks to mortgages, the financing is no longer a headache. From conventional mortgages to Government-insured mortgages, homeownership is now a dream that can be turned into reality once you have done your homework, arrived at a budget, reviewed your...
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Do You Need to Revamp Your House Selling Plan?
Posted on 06/16/2019
Do You Need to Revamp Your House Selling Plan?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, you need to be flexible. Because if your initial home selling strategy fails to deliver the desired results, you need to be ready to make adjustments. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your home selling strategy. 1. Analyze the Local...
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How to Avoid a Bad First Move
Posted on 06/09/2019
How to Avoid a Bad First Move
The long-expected day is finally here; it’s time for you to put into action all your weeks and months of planning. As a first-time mover, you might be worried, excited or stressed. Or maybe you are overwhelmed with all three emotions. It’s normal to feel this way, but you would get through this stage in one piece. There...
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Tips for Starting a Garden
Posted on 06/02/2019
Tips for Starting a Garden
Gardens are beautiful and beneficial. Regardless if you are growing a vegetable garden or just flowers, it’s always worth getting your hands dirty now and then. You might look to the perfect gardens in your area and long to have something similar. Fortunately, starting a garden could be much easier than you thought. Does it involve much work...
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