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Posted on 04/21/2024
What Affects the Housing Market? Understanding the Basics
Whether you’re buying or selling a house, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the housing market. However, that can be a lot more complicated than it seems. Many factors affect both your local and national housing markets, some of which can be hard to track and quantify. However, there are some basics you can start with...
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Posted on 04/14/2024
Choosing a Contractor: How to Find the Perfect Fit
Finding the perfect contractor might seem like a daunting task. With so much information available and so many choices to compare, the process can be long and tedious. However, there are some ways to make the process simpler while keeping your best interests in mind. Here are some tips for how to find a contractor: Personal Recommendations Start...
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Posted on 04/07/2024
Plumbing Repairs That Absolutely Need a Professional
It may be simple enough to unclog your toilet with a plunger or do other simple plumbing repairs. However, a plumber should handle more serious plumbing issues. Without prompt plumbing repairs, in some cases, your home could end up with major water damage. But when should you have professional plumbers make repairs? If you have any of the...
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Posted on 03/31/2024
Mortgage banker facts
As you prepare to purchase a home, you may find yourself...
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Posted on 03/24/2024
Electrical Maintenance Checklist for Your Home
Keeping your electrical system in good condition is a crucial part of lowering the risk of electric shocks, fires and other electrical hazards. Have professional electricians handle major electrical problems and installations, such as putting in new wiring or repairing faulty wires. Doing some regular maintenance on your own can help reduce the risk of electrical problems in...
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Posted on 03/10/2024
What is the mortgage, anyway?
For many, the concept of buying property seems completely...
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Posted on 03/03/2024
How does a home warranty work? A beginner's guide
When considering new construction, many potential buyers...
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Posted on 02/25/2024
Insurance: Is Your Next Renovation Covered?
Your home insurance policy includes a specific type of coverage called "dwelling coverage." The amount of dwelling coverage that you have is based on your overall home value and the approximate cost to rebuild your home in the event of a total loss. When you renovate your home, you may increase its value — and if you don't...
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Posted on 02/18/2024
What is a commercial mortgage?
As your business expands and becomes more profitable, you...
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Posted on 02/11/2024
DIY Pet Projects for Your Home
Your pets are a valued part of your home, so it's important that you make your house comfortable and appealing to them as well. There are many pet-friendly DIY projects that you can complete that not only make life better for your four-legged family members, but also finishes off those details in your overall room design. These are...
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Posted on 02/04/2024
Small media room ideas to make the most of your space
If you want the absolute best in entertainment despite...
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