Avoid common mistakes new flippers make


Thanks to HGTV, the DIY Network, and a recovering real estate market, flipping is more popular than ever before. While it may seem like a fast and easy way to make money, many first time flippers quickly find themselves in over their head. The following are a number of mistakes that new flippers make – […]

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5 security tips for your home


There are more than one million home burglaries in the United States every year, with a house getting broken into every 18 seconds. Even if you diligently lock your doors and windows, there still may be holes in your home’s security. The following five security tips can help you make your home safer and deter […]

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Tips to prep for your next move


While buying a new home should be an exciting time, preparing to move your household can leave you with a feeling of dread instead. Preparing in advance can help minimize the stresses of moving and get you into your new home in a more organized – and less traumatic – way.  The following six tips […]

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Tax season tips for homeowners


Tax season is just around the corner; however, many homeowners may unknowingly overpay on their taxes. As many as two million homeowners miss deductions, overpaying more than $900 million in taxes each year. Because of this, instead of just collecting W2’s and receipts, homeowners should make sure to get copies of their mortgage statement, loan […]

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How to save money on painting projects


Painting is a fast and easy way to completely update the look of any room in your home. Because of this, many homeowners assume it’ll be a cost effective way to freshen or brighten their décor. However, what should be an inexpensive project can quickly bust the budget! The following tips can help you save […]

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Home Design Trends for 2017


  We may only be a few weeks into 2017, but the hottest designs this year are already making a major impact in homes. The following are four design that may be trending in 2017 – as well as four trends that will hopefully get left behind in 2016. In: Jewel Tones Jewel tones will […]

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How to make the most of an open house visit (for buyers)


If you’re shopping for a new home, visiting open houses can be incredibly useful during the house hunting process. In addition to allowing you to see a number of properties without the formality of scheduling a private showing, it also allows buyers to chat with the listing agent – and see how other potential buyers […]

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Home projects to tackle before listing your home


If you’re getting ready to sell your house and move, it may seem counterintuitive to start any home improvement projects. After all, you’ll be leaving in just a few short months! However, completing a few smart home improvement projects can help your house sell faster – and for top dollar. The following are fivehome projects […]

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5 tips for newbie flippers


Flipping a house can seem like a fast and easy way to make a lot of money in a short amount of time. Unfortunately, many potential flippers underestimate how much time, money, and effort flipping truly takes. The following five tips will help newbie flippers make the most out of their investments – and avoid […]

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4 tips to help you get the mortgage


  If you’re preparing to buy a house, applying for a mortgage can be a difficult and stressful experience. However, there are a number of ways that can make applying and being approved for a mortgage easier. The following four tips will help you get the mortgage so you can start looking for your dream […]

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