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Enhance Your Entry with DIY Storage
Posted on 01/19/2020
Enhance Your Entry with DIY Storage
Photo by Thijs van der Weide from Pexels You may be surprised to learn just how much a little DIY storage bench in your entryway can save you in time and money. Storage benches offer children a place to sit while they remove snowy or muddy shoes. That's less time spent mopping your kitchen or steam-cleaning the carpets....
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6732 Wilmont Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207 now has a new price of $239,000!
Posted on 01/15/2020
6732 Wilmont Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207 now has a new price of $239,000!
Ready to go! Everything you need to move in and be functional in the home of your dreams right away. Three bedrooms all on the main level. Large kitchen and formal dining room. Back entrance has a direct doorway to the lower level with another bedroom and full bath and large family room. A very functional floorplan suitable for many different living styles. Lovely covered patio in the rear for wonderful summer gatherings. Very close to Social Security and...
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3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
Posted on 01/12/2020
3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
A home appraisal often helps a property seller determine how to price his or her residence. As such, an appraisal is important. And with a great appraisal, a seller may boost the likelihood of earning top dollar for his or her house. Ultimately, there are many reasons to trust the final results of a house appraisal, and these reasons...
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Is Now the Right Time to Host a Property Showing?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Is Now the Right Time to Host a Property Showing?
If you want to accomplish your desired results during the home selling journey, you should strive to host lots of showings. Fortunately, we're here to help you prepare for home showings and ensure you are ready to host showings at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for a home showing. 1....
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Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Posted on 12/29/2019
Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Posted on 12/22/2019
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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Listing Your High-Performance Home
Posted on 12/15/2019
Listing Your High-Performance Home
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay A high-performance home is one that operates efficiently, and saves you -- the homeowner -- significant costs in heating, cooling and more. When it comes time to sell a home of this type, the price point is typically higher -- up to 3.4 percent. High-performance homes are in demand today, and if you've...
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Bi-Weekly Mortgage: Could It Help You?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Bi-Weekly Mortgage: Could It Help You?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Posted on 12/01/2019
3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Smart home devices enable property owners to automate a wide range of everyday tasks – everything from cleaning each bedroom in a residence to securing a house against burglaries and other threats. Yet not all smart house gadgets are identical. And if a homeowner fails to plan ahead for smart home technology investments, they risk spending money on smart...
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