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How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Buying a house should be a worry-free experience. Yet problems may come up that prevent a property buyer from achieving the optimal results. Lucky for you, we're here to help you quickly identify and address various homebuying hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you minimize stress as you navigate the homebuying journey. 1. Plan...
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How to Keep Laundry from Taking Over
Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Keep Laundry from Taking Over
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Leaving the laundry to build up all week means you might spend all Saturday washing, drying and folding. Organization experts offer these tips for keeping your dirty clothes under control throughout the week so that you can spend your weekends enjoying life. Get the Right Containers Invest in a pair of laundry...
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Design an Outdoor Living Room
Posted on 03/15/2020
Design an Outdoor Living Room
Image by Jesse Bridgewater from Pixabay An outdoor living room gives you a place to enjoy fresh air while spending time with family and friends, gathering around a fire or watching a movie. When you have this type of outdoor living space, you can make it as comfortable as possible with the right design. Use the following tips...
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Upgrading the Look and Feel of Your Kitchen
Posted on 03/08/2020
Upgrading the Look and Feel of Your Kitchen
Whether you're planning on selling your home in the near future or just enhancing it now for your own enjoyment, your kitchen is a great place to focus some of your attention. If your kitchen is dreary, disorganized, and grungy, then several aspects of your life could be negatively impacted. One surefire way to start your day on a...
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Avoid Having Tunnel Vision When Buying a House
Posted on 03/01/2020
Avoid Having Tunnel Vision When Buying a House
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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27 Martingale W, Bluffton, SC 29910 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/25/2020
27 Martingale W, Bluffton, SC 29910 is now new to the market!
Estate home with mother-in-law suite, property is suitable for horses, as it sits now, it has a fenced yard for pets, family or a wonderful garden plot. All told there are 6 bedrooms, 3 in main house and 3 with 2 baths in the mother-in-law suite/guest house which offers a separate entrance. Each BR in the main house has a bath + there is a full bath off the laundry room. Features include crown moldings throughout, built-ins in LR with FP, bay window in owner’s suite. Tenant in guest house pays $1600 per month and will stay or go. Home is sold “as is”. Buyer may have Home Inspection for information purposes. Seller will make no...
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DIY: Wood Storage Shed
Posted on 02/23/2020
DIY: Wood Storage Shed
Photo by Maksim Shutov on Unsplash Building a storage shed for wood can be advantageous for several reasons: it allows you to store your firewood properly. When firewood is dry, your fire will be warmer, smoke far less, and you'll burn less wood at a time -- and a shed with good airflow that is slightly elevated will...
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How Much Should You Pay for a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 02/16/2020
How Much Should You Pay for a Smart Home Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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Mortgage Pre-Approval Details You Need to Know
Posted on 02/09/2020
Mortgage Pre-Approval Details You Need to Know
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay As you enter the home buying process, some people may recommend that you seek mortgage pre-approval. This is typically one of the first steps in the process, and you may view it as something you have little choice over. Yet mortgage pre-approval is not a requirement to start shopping for a house, and...
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Should You Create a Home Selling Budget?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Should You Create a Home Selling Budget?
A home selling budget may prove to be exceedingly valuable. With this budget in hand, an individual will know approximately how much money that he or she will need to complete the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three expenses to include in a home selling budget. 1. Home Cleaning If you want to impress buyers,...
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A Quick Guide to PMI
Posted on 01/26/2020
A Quick Guide to PMI
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Posted on 01/19/2020
Image by Charles 🇵🇭 from Unsplash Part of buying a home is researching the market and your finances. Most lenders require you to put at least 20 percent down or pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). Since PMI is a cost that does not lower your interest rate or principal, it’s almost always better to save up that hefty...
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