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How Can You Avoid Delays During the Homebuying Process?
Posted on 12/08/2019
How Can You Avoid Delays During the Homebuying Process?
Buying a house should be a fast, seamless process. However, problems sometimes may arise that prevent you from acquiring your dream house in a timely fashion. Ultimately, it is important to be proactive to minimize the risk of encountering time-consuming hurdles during the homebuying process. Fortunately, we're here to help you identify and address such problems before they can...
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Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Posted on 12/01/2019
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Master the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 11/24/2019
Master the Home Selling Journey
A home seller may encounter many challenges after he or she decides to list a residence. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to increase the likelihood of enjoying a seamless house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you master the home selling journey. 1. Conduct an In-Depth Home Evaluation Your...
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Finding Time Together as a Family
Posted on 11/17/2019
Finding Time Together as a Family
Something must give. You know you are running at top speed most days. Then you read an article or two about how when families do such and so together, it benefits each member. Benefits like improved mental health, better school and work performance, and greater communication. In theory, you agree wholeheartedly, but in the practical application you know...
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21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $529,900!
Posted on 11/13/2019
21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $529,900!
Seller is ready to move on-this is your opportunity to live in one of the best neighborhoods! Yes, there is updating to be done but the location is ideal and the renovation possibilities are endless. The space is here to do with as you wish, and although you are nicely tucked away from it all living here, the convenient access to everything you need is more than ideal. Highlights include the large back yard that includes a 20x40 in-ground swimming pool. roomy and bright enclosed back porch, the freshly stained oversized deck, and the finished lower level with 1/2 bath. Make this your dream...
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The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
A real estate agent for a seller, often referred to as a seller's agent, performs many functions, including helping you organize your house for sale, set the right price, determine a selling strategy, and negotiate with buyers. This article covers the roles and responsibilities of a seller's agent and what qualities to look for, so you will know...
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What To Do After Your Mortgage Loan Is Rejected?
Posted on 11/03/2019
What To Do After Your Mortgage Loan Is Rejected?
Having your home loan rejected can be disappointing, but it is not the end of the road. This article is full of ideas to help get your loan approved on your next try: Re-edit your borrower profile Banks are vigilant on all aspects of credit, including the profile of the borrower. Remember that many criteria are crippling. Any...
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DIY Tips for a Speedy Home Sale
Posted on 10/27/2019
DIY Tips for a Speedy Home Sale
Photo by Rawpixel.com via Pexels Selling? Ready to wow potential buyers with some high-impact touch-ups? Here are some top ideas to mesmerize home buyers—without spending a fortune on renovations. Dazzle Them at the Doorstep Many of today's home sales, and certainly most fast transactions, begin with online browsing. First, snap a photo of your home. Take it from...
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Do You Need to Revise Your Home Selling Plan?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Do You Need to Revise Your Home Selling Plan?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, you need to be flexible. Because if your initial home selling strategy fails to deliver the desired results, you need to be ready to make adjustments. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your home selling strategy. 1. Analyze the Local...
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Find a Good Grocery in Your New City
Posted on 10/13/2019
Find a Good Grocery in Your New City
Changing locations is daunting. There are a plethora of exciting things to learn and do. One that might not be on your radar ahead of the move is finding a place to source your food. Most people have a favorite grocery store. You know, it's your go-to place because you know exactly where to find things. You get...
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Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $539,900!
Posted on 10/05/2019
21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $539,900!
Seller is ready to move on. Build equity and buy the least expensive house in one of the best neighborhoods! Yes, there is updating to be done but this neighborhood is growing in value with the addition of Yorkshire Estates new construction homes. The location is ideal and the renovation possibilities are endless. Large back yard includes a 20x40 in-ground swimming pool for summertime fun and entertainment. The house has the space to do with as you wish, and although you feel nicely tucked away from it all living here, the convenient access to everything you need is more than ideal. Highlights include the roomy and bright enclosed back...
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