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The-Best-time-to-list-your-home
If you’re thinking about selling this spring, it’s time to get moving – the best week to list your house is fast approaching. Experts at realtor.com looked at seasonal...
Whats-Ahead-for-in-2023
Over the past year, home prices have been a widely debated topic. Some have said we’ll see a massive drop in prices and that this...
FP-4-tips-for-making-your-best-offer
Are you planning to buy a home this spring? Though things are more balanced than they were at the height of the pandemic, it’s still...
Rent-vs-own
You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s better to rent right now than it is to own your home. But before you...
Small-Home-Options
Many people are reaching the point in their lives when they need to decide where they want to live when they retire. If you’re a...
Boost-your-homes-Curb-Appeal
To sell your home this spring, it may need more preparation than it would have a year or two ago. Today’s housing market has a...
What-You-Should-About-Closing-Costs
Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised...
Experts-Forecast-the-2023-Housing-Market
The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. Now,...
Foreclosure-Headlines
If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty...
Price-your-Home-Right-1
Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your...
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It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming recession. Economic conditions are...
What-Experts-Are-Saying-About-the-2023-Housing-Market
If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market this year. In 2022, the market...
What-Are-Your-in-the-Housing-Market-This-Year
If buying or selling a home is part of your dreams for 2023, it’s essential for you to understand today’s housing market, define your goals,...
Key-Advantages-of-Buying-a-Home-Today
There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over the past couple of years, and the shift in the market has led to...
Needs-Wants-for-todays-homebuyer
There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year. And if you’re thinking about buying a home, this may be top of mind...
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If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. While it’s not the...
Benefits-of-Multigenerational-Households
If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings, parents, or grandparents, then multigenerational living may be for you. The Pew Research Center defines a...
Millennials-Are-Still-a-Driving-Force
If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home...
Sell-Your-House-Before-the-Holidays
As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends. One...
Housing-Recession
Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around...
Close-Up Of Block With Question Mark Sign On Table
As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines...
Four-Things-That-Help-Determine-Your-Mortgage-Rate-Featured-Image-1024x683
If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last couple of years,...
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Rising interest rates have begun to slow an overheated housing market as monthly mortgage payments have risen dramatically since the beginning of the year. This is leaving some people...
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Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you...

June 16, 2018
Three generations gathered at the table

Making the Most of a Small Backyard

Summer weather brings backyard suppers to mind; picnic favorites, savory barbecues, chicken roasting on a spit. But it calls out for company, and entertaining can be […]
October 6, 2018

Budget-Friendly Tricks for Updating Your Older Home

When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start with a pop of […]
November 1, 2019

How to Upcycle ‘Trash’ Into Treasure

Are you getting ready to haul that so-called junk out of your attic? Or haphazardly driving by another yard sale without giving it a second thought?