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Posted on 11/13/2022
The most common types of homes for multiple families
In the world of architecture, there are many types of...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
Not Sure What to Expect at Your Home Appraisal? Here's a Quick Walk-Through
In the middle of buying a home? If so, you've probably already realized that there are many steps you'll need to complete before you will officially take ownership. From scheduling inspections to going through the drawn-out closing process, there are many items that need to be checked off your list. And one thing you won't want to overlook...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
The basics: Recasting mortgage payments 101
Recasting mortgage payments is a little-known gem when it comes to homeowner finances. It’s often viewed as a method to lower monthly payments without extending the length of your loan term. But what exactly is mortgage recasting? Are there any disadvantages to it? What about my interest rates? Will my overall loan balance increase or decrease? Here’s a...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
The basics of getting preapproved for a mortgage
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part of the home-buying process. While it’s possible to wait before securing your financing, there are major benefits to getting preapproval early. For more information about preapproval, here are the basics to consider: When to get preapproval It’s recommended that would-be homebuyers obtain a preapproval letter from a mortgage lender...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Choosing plants for a bathroom: What to consider
If you're interested in finding the best plants for your bathroom, there are several things to consider. Everything from the size, orientation and features of the room can help you determine which plants will thrive in your indoor environment. Here are some of the key things to consider when choosing plants for your bathroom: Light While many houseplants...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Designing a small outdoor space: Ideas & tips to try
Are you struggling to find small outdoor space ideas?...
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Posted on 10/09/2022
Budget DIY: Spray Foam vs Fiberglass Insulation - Which Is Best for You?
While upgrading a building’s insulation may not feel as exciting as an expansive new kitchen, the potential energy savings add up. Here are a few things about fiberglass and spray foam insulation property owners may want to consider. What Homeowners Need To Know About Fiberglass Insulation The upfront investment of fiberglass insulation proves attractive to DIY homeowners because...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
Evacuation plans: Tips for emergency planning
If you don't have an emergency evacuation plan for your...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
New to Home Improvement? Try These Beginner Projects
Whether you are a first-time homeowner or someone who is looking to take on a new hobby, it can be intimidating to begin with home improvement projects. Never fear — everyone has to start somewhere. These are the best home improvement projects for beginners. Painting The very best project for any beginner to take on is painting a...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Make your own office decor: DIY ideas to try
If you’re in the market for new office decor, DIY might be the best way to go. With DIY decor, you can turn your functional workspace into a stylish home office - all while saving money at the same time. Need ideas for what kind of office decor to make? Here are three suggestions to inspire you: DIY...
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