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Tips for Winning A Bidding War
Posted on 12/12/2019
Tips for Winning A Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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A Guide to Buying, Renting, and Using a Pressure Washer for Your Home
Posted on 12/05/2019
A Guide to Buying, Renting, and Using a Pressure Washer for Your Home
Pressure washing your home can be an excellent way to increase curb appeal on a budget. A good pressure washer can be used to clean vinyl siding, windows, driveways, decks and sidewalks. You can buy, rent, or hire a pressure washer. And, there are a number of different types of machines available. So, in this post, I’m going to...
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Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
Posted on 11/28/2019
Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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Benefits of Having Moving Truck Insurance
Posted on 11/21/2019
Benefits of Having Moving Truck Insurance
If you are planning to move with truck rental, it is essential you get moving truck insurance. Therefore, you need to look at the company's insurance and protection policies.There are several advantages of having moving truck insurance, apart from the peace of mind it brings, it also protects you against any unforeseen happenings. What are the types of...
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Fantastic Ways to Spice Up Your Holiday Dinners
Posted on 11/14/2019
Fantastic Ways to Spice Up Your Holiday Dinners
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via PixabayIt can be extra work, but holiday dinners are well worth the effort. Marinating your turkey not only adds flavor but helps keep it moist. You can’t go wrong with the Scarborough Fair herbs--parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. But a standout addition with something spicy like a Cajun herb mix or chili pepper will...
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Four Ways to Maximize Your Savings for a Down Payment
Posted on 11/07/2019
Four Ways to Maximize Your Savings for a Down Payment
It’s a difficult time to be a first-time home buyer. Post-recession buyers are wary--and for good reason--of how and when to save money for a down payment on a house. One thing to remember, however, is that it’s always a good time to start saving. In this article, we’re going to cover the four most useful methods of saving...
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If Your Home Doesn't Have A Playroom
Posted on 10/31/2019
If Your Home Doesn't Have A Playroom
If you don’t have a dedicated playroom space in your home, you may feel as though toys and children have taken over. Toys, games, stuffed animals, coloring books, and crayons may be all over the house if children don’t have their own space to play. It doesn’t have to be this way. There are a few options that you...
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Develop a Homebuying Blueprint
Posted on 10/24/2019
Develop a Homebuying Blueprint
Buying a house can be simple, particularly for those who craft a blueprint before they embark on the property buying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft an effective homebuying blueprint. 1. Analyze the Housing Market The housing market varies in cities and towns across the United States. However, if you analyze the...
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Know What You Want and Can Afford in a New Home
Posted on 10/17/2019
Know What You Want and Can Afford in a New Home
When you decide to make an offer on a home, your mind may be flooded with dozens of questions and concerns -- several of which may involve money matters, while others are about the condition of the house. However, if you've had the house professionally inspected and made sure your income is sufficient to absorb monthly expenses, than you've...
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