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Emergency Home Repairs-How to Budget and Plan Ahead

Your home is most likely your biggest investment, and taking care of it is essential. Home repairs are a fact of life, and emergency repairs such as sewer line breaks, roof leaks, heating and air-conditioning issues are costly. In your financial planning, budget for the inevitable break downs in your home and save yourself time and stress when they occur. How Much to Save The general… (read more)

5 Ways to Prep for Moving Day to Ensure a Smoother Move

You are ready to take possession of your new house and moving day is near. If you think the physical move is all that is left to do, you need to think again. A bit of prep work makes the difference between smooth sailing and choppy waters. This is an exciting time! Use the following tips to… (read more)

7 Ways to Pick the Right Real Estate Agent To Make Your Home Purchase Stress-Free

Selection of the right real estate agent is one of the most critical parts of your move. Whether you’re moving to a new city due to a job change, across town to be closer to family, downsizing, or merely for a change of scenery, your real estate agent can make or break your experience. How do you… (read more)

5 Ways to Identify a Neighborhood Ready for Revitalization

Choosing a neighborhood for a new home is a monumental task.  Issues such as commute times, schools, safety, home prices, and home values are important.  Is it possible to predict which neighborhood is the next “hot spot” for revitalization?  There are potential pitfalls, yet unlimited opportunities in taking the plunge in an area that is not totally established. … (read more)

How Big Data and Tech Helps and Doesn’t Help the Home Buying Process

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Some industries are quick to adopt emergent technology to gain an edge over competitors. Media, medicine, and engineering all happily push the frontiers of the known to deliver the best product to their customers. Other industries are slower to change, preferring traditional methods of catering to the needs of their clients. Residential real estate is… (read more)