Ways to organize and declutter your garage

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Ways to organize and declutter your garage

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Taxes can be difficult for even seasoned homeowners to understand. With new tax legislation that was passed on December 22, 2017, there may be changes to the taxes you file this year. The following tips can help ensure you’re filing for and receiving all of the home-related tax deductions you’re entitled to. 1. Mortgage Interest […]

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Tips on getting the home tax deductions you’re entitled to

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Taxes can be difficult for even seasoned homeowners to understand. With new tax legislation that was passed on December 22, 2017, there may be changes to the taxes you file this year. The following tips can help ensure you’re filing for and receiving all of the home-related tax deductions you’re entitled to. 1. Mortgage Interest […]

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Things to keep in mind when trying to get a mortgage

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Buying a home is an excellent way to build equity and increase your long-term financial security. However, many people who could be buyers do not pursue purchasing their own home for one reason – the mortgage. “I don’t have 20 percent to put down on a home,” “I heard banks won’t lend to you unless […]

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How to protect yourself from homebuyer fraud

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  Whether it is your first time buying a home or you are a seasoned pro, purchasing a home is a complicated process. Unfortunately, this leaves homebuyers vulnerable to fraud. The following are three of the most common types of homebuyer fraud, as well as how to protect yourself from falling prey to these unscrupulous […]

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What are some home decor trends for 2018?

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A new year has arrived, and with it comes new trends in interior design! While many homeowners want their spaces to have a timeless feel that can last from season to season, adding a few new design elements each year can keep your home feeling fresh. The following are some of the hottest home décor […]

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Ways to make a small space look bigger

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Whether it’s a small studio apartment, a tiny bedroom, or a cramped living room, small spaces can be frustrating to design and decorate. The following tips can help small spaces look bigger – even without adding actual square footage. Stick with light colors on the walls and floors. While dark colors can help a room […]

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Home decor ideas to help lift your mood

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Our homes are meant to be a sanctuary from the outside world. Our homes can influence our moods and emotions; too much clutter or bright colors can cause feelings of anxiety or unease, while calm colors and organization can create a soothing environment. The following home décor ideas can help improve your mood! Utilize extra […]

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Common homeowner tax mistakes to avoid

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There are a number of ways that homeowners can benefit when filing their taxes. However, there are an equal number of mistakes that are commonly made. This year, get the most out of homeownership – and prevent the IRS from coming to your doorstep – by avoiding these common tax mistakes. 1.    Deducting the wrong […]

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Tips on creating a financial plan for your home

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For many families, a home is the biggest – and most important purchase they will ever make. Because of this, it is important to make a financial plan for your home. By taking a realistic look at monthly costs around the house, it is easier to understand the cost of your home’s upkeep and better […]

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Tips and tricks to remove stains from your walls

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Smudges from moving furniture, grease stains, watermarks, or wall art from exuberant children can all leave walls in need of cleaning beyond a simple vinegar wash. Whether you’re preparing to paint or merely need to remove signs of wear and tear, the following tips can help remove any lingering stains from your walls. Grease Grease […]

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