Take a Second Look at your Homebuying Options

Posted on: September 25, 2018 by in Blog
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Qualifying for a mortgage might be easier than you think. Buying a home is an exciting process, but for many people, it can also seem out of reach. While many renters would like to buy. There are several factors that may lead potential homebuyers to believe they may not be ready. These include credit score requirements, income, and debt levels. And the common myth that a 20 percent down payment is needed is a common myth. Here is some good news: Qualifying for a mortgage may not be so far out Continue Reading ...

3 Questions to ask When Looking for your New HVAC Unit

Posted on: September 18, 2018 by in Blog
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If you subscribe to the belief that your home is your castle, then you naturally expect to be comfortable in that castle, right? Whether it’s the middle of winter or the dog days of summer, your home’s HVAC system plays a vital role in supporting this comfort, so if you’re in the market for a new system, here are three questions you should ask before purchasing your new system. Is the unit the right size for your home? In the world of HVAC units, size matters and bigger isn’t always Continue Reading ...

6 Luxury Hotel Concepts to Incorporate in Your Bathroom

Posted on: September 11, 2018 by in Blog
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Remake your bathroom with these luxurious hotel-inspired trends Life can get hectic. While it is easy to become overwhelmed with busy schedules and everyday challenges, it is important to carve out personal time for relaxation and renewal. The practice of self-care and personal wellness is becoming a trend on the rise. To incorporate this trend into your daily routine, take a page from the luxury hotel playbook. Imagine what you would see, feel, smell and experience if you stepped into the Continue Reading ...

5 Green Improvements for a Fast Home Sale

Posted on: September 4, 2018 by in Blog
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Real estate insight: Green home improvements boost value, shorten sale time Are you thinking of selling your house and want to know some of the best ways to boost your home's value, demand top dollar and potentially inspire a bidding war? Whether you're selling in a few months or a few years, there is one strategy that gets noticed in real estate markets across the United States: green home improvements. Green homes can sell faster and for more money than comparable houses without Continue Reading ...

3 Reasons Fall is a Great Time for Roofing

Posted on: August 28, 2018 by in Blog
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Cool breezes and falling leaves are around the corner and for many parts of the country those telltale signs of fall signal the best possible season for roofing. So what makes fall a great time for roof repairs or a full replacement? 1. Perfect weather The same perfectly cool weather that makes fall a favorite time of year for camping and outdoor activities also makes it a great time for roofing — and not just because it’s more comfortable for the roofer. Asphalt shingles, the most Continue Reading ...

4 Elements of a Customized Bathroom

Posted on: August 23, 2018 by in Blog
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The kitchen may be the heart of your home, but don't underestimate the importance of your bathrooms. If you think about it, bathrooms are one of the most frequented spaces in the home. It's where you go to rejuvenate and get ready for the day. It's the place where you take the time to make yourself look and feel your best. A thoughtfully designed bathroom can start your day on a positive note. And end it in a calm, relaxing and stress-free manner. With this in mind, good design becomes Continue Reading ...

Top 4 Factors That Affect The Cost of a New Roof

Posted on: August 14, 2018 by in Blog
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No one wants to pay more for something than they have to, especially when it comes to a large home improvement purchase. So, why can there be thousands of dollars difference between contractor bids for neighboring homes? And how can homeowners get an idea of what a new roof will cost? In general, labor for a new roof should make up 60-65 percent of the cost. And most of the remaining cost, 30-35 percent, should be the cost for materials. According to Rick Taylor, a longtime roofing Continue Reading ...

5 Tips for Financing Home Improvement Project

Posted on: August 7, 2018 by in Blog
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Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country. While many things about renovating your home are flexible, your budget might not be. In general, not a single floorboard is laid, or a new countertop installed without money, which is why every home renovation project should begin with careful financial planning. To help homeowners with Continue Reading ...

5 Questions To Ask When Shopping for a Mortgage

Posted on: July 31, 2018 by in Blog
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5 Questions To Ask When Shopping for a Mortgage

Buying a home is a major financial commitment. It’s exciting, but can also be confusing and overwhelming. Choosing the best mortgage that fits your needs is an important first step and first-time homebuyers, in particular, should research the many options and know the right questions to ask. Here are some questions to ask a lender that will help you make an informed mortgage decision: 1. How much can I afford? A home affordability calculator can help you get an idea of what you may be able Continue Reading ...

Home Improvements To Help Your Home Sell Faster

Posted on: July 24, 2018 by in Blog
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The real estate market is heating up, and if you're planning to sell your home in the future, you want it to sell quickly and for as high of a price as possible. By taking proactive action now, you can make a few strategic home improvements that can help you achieve both your goals. To boost your home sale and reduce time on the market, consider these top home improvement ideas to catch buyers' eyes. Garage door When potential buyers visit your property, you want to make the best first Continue Reading ...

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