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Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a House Showing
Posted on 01/26/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a House Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Posted on 01/19/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes to Avoid
Posted on 01/12/2020
First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes to Avoid
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay It’s part of the American DNA to want to own a home. It can be your immense joy or become a nightmare if you don’t avoid some of these first-time buyer lapses in judgment. What to Avoid Overbuying. The mantra used to be “buy the biggest house you can afford.” After all...
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Preventative Steps to Take Before Breaking in Your New Kitchen
Posted on 01/05/2020
Preventative Steps to Take Before Breaking in Your New Kitchen
Photo by CongerDesign via Pixabay You recently purchased a home, and as a new homeowner, you’re itching to get moved into your new kitchen so you can get settled and start entertaining. Wait! Before you get caught up organizing your pots and pans, do a little preventative care. If you want a kitchen you can entertain in hassle-free,...
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5 Reasons to Consider Urban Living
Posted on 12/29/2019
5 Reasons to Consider Urban Living
Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash If you choose to live in a city, you’ll find a number of benefits to your location. Community: Most cities are densely populated and home to people from many different backgrounds. When you live in a location like this, you’re likely to find a community of folks who share similar interests and...
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Painted Brick Décor for a European Look
Posted on 12/22/2019
Painted Brick Décor for a European Look
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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Tips for House Sellers: Identify Your Target Buyer
Posted on 12/15/2019
Tips for House Sellers: Identify Your Target Buyer
For those who want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, identifying your target buyer is key. Because if you understand why buyers may choose your residence over other available houses, you can promote your home to the right groups of buyers. And as a result, you may be better equipped than ever before to streamline the house selling...
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Best Herbs to Grow Indoors
Posted on 12/08/2019
Best Herbs to Grow Indoors
Herbs make tremendous impact in the home due to their numerous functions. They can be used as spices on food or as air filters. They add fragrance and absorb odors. For best result, growing each of the herbs in their separate pots helps you customize the care they need as individual plants. Here are a few plants to...
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Can the Home Selling Journey Be Quick and Easy?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Can the Home Selling Journey Be Quick and Easy?
There is no reason to stress about the home selling journey. In fact, there are many things you can do to enjoy a quick, seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the home selling journey. 1. Enhance Your House's Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a key part of the house...
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Lot 831 S Otto Lange, Blanco, TX 78606 now has a new price of $30,000!
Posted on 11/26/2019
Lot 831 S Otto Lange, Blanco, TX 78606 now has a new price of $30,000!
Build your next Dream Home in a lovely Texas Hill Country Resort Golfing Community at Rockin J Ranch. This nicely squared lot can accommodate a variety of custom built plans for single or two story level homes with 3 car garages, or even a side entry attached garage. The Pro Golf Shop, clubhouse, swimming pool, and outside restaurant are only a few minutes walk away. Enjoy the nice views all around, and take advantage of the transferable lifetime membership(a $12,900 value) worth 3 rounds of golf each...
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Avoid a Homebuying Fiasco
Posted on 11/24/2019
Avoid a Homebuying Fiasco
For those who want to enjoy a quick, seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare as much as possible. In fact, those who plan ahead may be better equipped than others to avoid various challenges throughout the homebuying cycle. From struggling to obtain home financing after a seller accepts your offer to purchase to struggling to find the right...
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Home Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
Posted on 11/17/2019
Home Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
If you plan to sell your home, it often is a good idea to learn about property showings. That way, you can prepare for showings and boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three things that sellers need to know about home showings. 1. A showing may make or break...
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