Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 11.24.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Most of us think that it’s all about location when it comes to real estate, and that is true for the most part. However, there are a multitude of quirky or even unusual factors that can affect your home’s price; and we’re not just talking of lot size, number of bedrooms, total square footage, number of bathrooms, and when the home was built.

In this article, we’ll tell you about some factors that seem unimportant or of no value at first, but can have a huge impact on your home’s marketability and price. Keep on reading to know more below!

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Posted 11.8.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

It seems most people wait for spring before buying a new home. It’s just that people equate the start of December with the holidays and go into a holidays frenzy, often contently waiting for warmer weather before going into home-hunting mode again.

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Posted 11.3.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Winter has officially started but it isn’t too late to winterize your home! We’ve compiled 15 amazing tips for a winter-safe home! Say hello to an energy-efficient warm and toasty haven that’s wallet-friendly and environment friendly too! Whether you’ve got only a few hours a day or just 1 weekend to fully prepare for winter, our list will take care of all your home’s winter woes.

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Posted 9.25.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Considering a fixer-upper can come at a considerable cost (for those who are not prepared) because older homes tend to need some expensive repairs. Another pit fall is possibly getting rid of a feature that actually adds value to the home. How do you avoid both? By asking the right questions, of course! Below are 10 of the questions you must absolutely ask before purchasing a fixer-upper.

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Posted 9.21.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Preparing to move houses soon? Oh, the excitement! You must be more than ready and really looking forward to it. Moving houses is a significant life event and just like most life milestones, it usually yields the best experience if you are truly prepared for it. Below is a list of the Things You Must Do Before Moving In a New House.

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Posted 9.13.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

If you still think that the best time to buy a home is either spring or summer, you might miss out on what makes buying a home in fall such a great idea. While it is true that the buying frenzy is usually during spring and summer, taking advantage of the many holidays during fall can finally land you your dream home.

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Posted 9.5.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Having an energy efficient home will not only save you money while living in it but will also help you a lot should you decide to let go of your home. Energy efficient homes generate buzz among buyers because like you, they also want to save on bills on their future home. Because of this benefit, it is not surprising that an energy efficient home will net more in the market. So how do you go about starting to convert your home into a more energy efficient one? Where do you begin?

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Posted 8.17.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Putting your home on the market can be a stressful time as you’re transitioning to move out and also preparing your house for showing. We’ve got your back with these 10 affordable tweaks that you can DIY in just a few hours or a few days and are bound to be investment well spent.

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Posted 8.15.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Buying a home is never easy. It is a huge investment that will tie you up financially and emotionally to a piece of property. You must make sure that you have a list of questions to ask the broker or seller before finalizing a deal to ensure that you won’t be left with the short stick of the bargain. Here is a list of 10 Must-Ask Questions When Buying a Home and why you should ask them.

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Posted 8.8.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Summer is near its end and we’re now on the beginning of the busy fall and holiday season up ahead. How ready are you and how ready is your home? We’ve picked up a list of 10 things to get done this August for you so you’d have more family time to enjoy come fall.

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