Storm-Proofing Your Home

Storm-Proofing Your Home

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Whether you live in a flood, hurricane, or tornado zone, you want to make sure your home is ready to stand up to whatever mother nature can hurl its way. The best time to storm-proof your home is before severe weather strikes and well in advance of warnings of imminent...

Affordable Decorative Items To Buy Before You Sell

Affordable Decorative Items To Buy Before You Sell

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There are enough television shows and magazine spreads about home decorating that many of us probably assume we have the basics down pat — declutter to the nth degree and clean, clean, clean, then apply your “neutral with pops of color” philosophy, swap...

5 Things Every Buyer Should Learn About the Market

5 Things Every Buyer Should Learn About the Market

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Buying a new home can be an exciting time. It can also be frustrating and exhausting. To help prepare you for home hunting success, here are five important things to know about the market before you schedule your first viewing, or visit your first open house.

9 Fixture And Upgrade Tips For New-Construction Homes

9 Fixture And Upgrade Tips For New-Construction Homes

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Building a new home is a perfect opportunity to customize your space according to your own needs and wants -- and it can also feel completely overwhelming. Many homes built from the ground up will require the new owner to make more than one thousand decisions about...

How Can an Agent Help Me Fix and Flip a Home?

How Can an Agent Help Me Fix and Flip a Home?

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If you've never fixed and flipped a home before -- but you've watched enough HGTV think it looks like fun -- then you might not think you need a real estate agent to help with the process. What can an agent tell you that you don't already know?

Going Green: 7 Energy-Saving Tricks

Going Green: 7 Energy-Saving Tricks

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There are plenty of reasons to go green. Conserving energy and running an energy-efficient home can lower your monthly utility bills, saving you some green for your wallet.

Virtual Real Estate Assistants: The Pros And Cons

Virtual Real Estate Assistants: The Pros And Cons

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When you’ve indulged in aspirational dreams about your real estate career, you may have envisioned yourself as the head of an office full of sharply dressed agents and their streamlined, uber-efficient assistants. Most agents probably don’t daydream about...