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The TRUE Cost of Home Ownership
Posted on 09/15/2019
The TRUE Cost of Home Ownership
You found the perfect home. It has everything you want from location to bedrooms to that art studio in the back, AND the mortgage payment will be lower than or the same as your current rent. You got qualified for the loan and the agent has all the paperwork ready to go. So that’s it, right? Time to...
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7 Cleaning Jobs Around Your Home Using Baking Soda
Posted on 09/08/2019
7 Cleaning Jobs Around Your Home Using Baking Soda
You probably have a lot of baking soda lying around your kitchen, waiting for the next time you want to bake. But did you realize that baking soda can be very useful for carrying out multipurpose cleaning tasks around the house? Find out more below. Sprinkle baking soda into your sweaty sneakers to get rid of that terrible...
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Setting Your Home Up for Daytime Sleeping
Posted on 09/01/2019
Setting Your Home Up for Daytime Sleeping
In today’s world, a more significant number of people work non-standard schedules. These new schedules can be anything from weekends and early mornings to completely nocturnal. Most alternative lifestyles are easy to plan for and work well with standard home designs, but overnight living requires some extra design work and planning. This article contains some tips to make...
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5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Posted on 08/25/2019
5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Picking up a few DIY skills is vital to both new and old homeowners. It is hard enough that you have to spend money taking care of the family and a few other things that you can't possibly fix. Why waste some more on problems you can resolve in a few hours. True, some home projects are better...
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4 Crucial Reasons to Call for a Home Inspection
Posted on 08/18/2019
4 Crucial Reasons to Call for a Home Inspection
The home buying process can be pretty frustrating. What’s worse? The spending never ends. It feels as though you have to pay for everything. No wonder a good number of homebuyers resolve to rent due to frustration from the home buying process. It just never ends. Now to the expenses. First, you are struggling to get a home...
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How to Create a Working Budget for the Family
Posted on 08/11/2019
How to Create a Working Budget for the Family
Managing a home should rank as one of the hardest roles anyone could take on. You are stuck continuously between chores, laundry, grocery shopping, school runs and tons of other stuff on that list. However, no home management task is as daunting as drafting a budget that the family can stick with. You must have tried on several...
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Making a House Your Home
Posted on 08/04/2019
Making a House Your Home
You stroll through the door of the house that you just selected to be your family's new residence. It appears to be an empty shell at the moment, but you can already picture your friends and family gathered for holiday festivities, your kids doing homework at the dinner table, or the uproar of laughter from family game night....
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Costly Mistakes that Homebuyers Make
Posted on 07/28/2019
Costly Mistakes that Homebuyers Make
For most homeowners, a home is not just a property with four walls and a roof over their head. Over time, it becomes a place that reminds them of sweet memories spent with family and friends. Buying a home is expensive, and as a result, it is essential that you relegate any form of emotions and apply business-minded...
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Available Types of Mortgages for Buyers
Posted on 07/21/2019
Available Types of Mortgages for Buyers
There are different kinds of mortgages available to prospective homeowners today. The right mortgage for you will depend on a number of factors, including your level of income and credit rating. While there are numerous mortgage products available to buyers today, they will mostly fall under the categories below: FHA-Backed loans Most folks getting a home for the...
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Things to Consider when Choosing Windows
Posted on 07/14/2019
Things to Consider when Choosing Windows
Windows have both aesthetic and functional uses in the home. They help the keep the fresh air in the house and the elements out. Windows are also an essential source of security in a home, and poorly secured windows can be dangerous for you. Many people do not plan enough for windows when building or renovating a house....
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812 S Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204 now has a new price of $2,700!
Posted on 07/11/2019
812 S Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204 now has a new price of $2,700!
Cozy Townhouse for rent 3 br + den 2 ba near the Pentagon for $2,800 a month. Walk to Henderson Hall military base 2...
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Get Ready to List Your Residence
Posted on 07/07/2019
Get Ready to List Your Residence
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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