BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS!

BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS!

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Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears (and your own) with these teacher-approved tips.

How to Save for a House While You’re Renting

How to Save for a House While You’re Renting

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Saving for a house is a big task, especially if you’ve already got other bills and rent to manage. But it’s never too late to start putting money aside for future homeownership. If you’re renting and have big dreams of buying a home, check out these money-saving...

4 Effective Updates to a Bathroom Remodel

4 Effective Updates to a Bathroom Remodel

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In a bathroom remodel, homeowners have a lot of choices, from tubs, sinks, tile, and more. But it’s the small details that could have some big impact. Realtor.com® recently featured an article on the smaller details that can help elevate a bathroom’s look

Want to downsize? Here are expert tips!

Want to downsize? Here are expert tips!

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Bigger is not always better when it comes to home sizes nowadays. Unlike in the 1990s, when square footage was a venerable measure of success, homeowners today are more aware of their carbon footprints, household budgets and other factors that play into the size of...

CREATING A STANDOUT VACATION RENTAL

CREATING A STANDOUT VACATION RENTAL

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Renting out a vacation home — or even a spare room in your apartment in the city — is easier than ever, thanks to sites like Airbnb and HomeAway. But making your rental stand out in a crowd of online listings is another thing.

EASY LANDSCAPING DIY PROJECTS

EASY LANDSCAPING DIY PROJECTS

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Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping features. Whether it's as simple as installing some lighting or a little more time-consuming like re-plotting plants, a fresh look for the lawn...

TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

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Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of...

SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE: HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT?

SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE: HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT?

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As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on financially. The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re...