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Follow These 7 Home Design Instagrams for Inspiration

Need inspiration for a home design project? Want help DIYing that fix-and-flip? Perfecting your vision for decorating your new house? Then check out these top design, decor, and DIY accounts on Instagram: 1. Mandi Gubler / @VintageRevivals If you’re renovating your home or even just redecorating, follow Mandi Gubler’s @VintageRevivals for serious inspo. She’s currently [...]

By |2019-01-09T12:32:25+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Home|

Real Estate Trends to Watch for in 2019

This year has been a big one for real estate. We saw the start of a turn-around for buyers — more inventory hit the market, home prices started to stall, and bidding wars began to peter out. We also saw tappable home equity hit all-time highs — giving American homeowners more financial leverage than ever [...]

By |2019-01-02T10:48:23+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

Thinking of Selling Your Home? You Have These 3 Options

The real estate industry is evolving, and there’s no longer just one tried-and-true way to do things. Thanks to technological advances, innovative new processes, and an ever-revolving door of start-ups and creative thinkers, buyers and sellers now have tons of options when deciding how to start, manage and, ultimately, finalize their transactions. Take selling a [...]

By |2018-12-20T09:50:38+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , |

7 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Hosting

Hosting a holiday get together can be a stressful affair. There’s food to cook, a house to clean, and people to entertain — sometimes all simultaneously. It’s enough to make even the most pulled together folks lose sleep at night. Don’t want your holiday hosting duties to keep you from counting sheep? Then follow these easy [...]

By |2018-12-13T11:36:58+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Home, Misc|Tags: , , , |

The Ultimate Moving Checklist: Before, During, and After the Move

Moving can be stressful. Not only is there the unavoidable packing, boxing, loading, and unloading to deal with, but there’s also the tedious setting up of utilities (and cable, internet, etc.) and the endless trips to Home Depot and Walmart for supplies. Want to keep your move on track before, during, and after you’ve arrived [...]

By |2018-12-06T11:33:26+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Home, Misc|Tags: , |

Don’t Believe These 7 Common Mortgage Myths

Myths run rampant in the mortgage industry, and too often, they keep well-qualified buyers from purchasing their dream homes. The 20% down rule? A myth. The W-2 requirement? Another myth. The no foreclosures or bankruptcies thing? That’s a myth, too. The truth is a lot of what you hear about the mortgage process is inaccurate. [...]

By |2018-12-03T10:13:22+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Home, Mortgage, Purchase|Tags: , , , |

8 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

It’s no secret that the housing market slows down in the winter. With the holidays, the traveling, and the colder weather, buyers just aren’t as eager as they were earlier in the year — and they might even have a smaller budget. Still, that doesn’t mean selling your home this winter is impossible. It just [...]

By |2018-11-19T10:20:13+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

6 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

Don’t want your new home covered in dog hair? Fortunately, that doesn’t have to mean forgoing a furry friend. There are plenty of dog breeds that don’t shed, leaving your new abode clean and fur-free. As a bonus, many are hypoallergenic, too — making them perfect for homeowners (or just visitors) with pet allergies and [...]

By |2018-11-13T10:13:19+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Home|Tags: |

Prep for the Seasonal Shift: Your November Home To-Do List

Somehow, it’s already November 1st, and the holidays, winter, and even the New Year are almost upon us. Have you started prepping your home? With colder weather coming in — not to mention those in-laws and out-of-town guests — the time is now to start preparing your house for the winter season. Here’s what should [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:35:54+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

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