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Keep Dry When Moving in the Rain
Posted on 04/06/2020
Keep Dry When Moving in the Rain
Image by Matheus Bertelli from Pexels Often, you cannot choose the timing of your move. If the rainy season happens to be in full swing, moisture could become an added challenge to your relocation strategy. Even a drizzle could cause damage to your property but you can avoid issues if you are prepared. Below are tips on how...
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Why Is a House Listing Important?
Posted on 03/30/2020
Why Is a House Listing Important?
If you intend to sell a home, it helps to allocate time and resources to produce an effective property listing. Ultimately, a house listing can help a property seller make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And if a listing is informative and engaging, it may lead a buyer to set up a house showing. Now, let's take...
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Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Posted on 03/23/2020
Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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Selling This Home, Buying That One: Tips for Handling Financial Overlaps
Posted on 03/16/2020
Selling This Home, Buying That One: Tips for Handling Financial Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Tips for Choosing a Porch Light
Posted on 03/09/2020
Tips for Choosing a Porch Light
Image by David Papazian from Shutterstock Porch lighting is an essential part of a home's curb appeal. It offers much more than help navigating in the dark or a pretty accent for your front door. A brightly lit porch can enhance security and also save you money on your energy bill. Where will you place it? The location...
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Home Staging: Why You Should Listen to Your Agent
Posted on 03/02/2020
Home Staging: Why You Should Listen to Your Agent
Photo by John Wollwerth via Shutterstock No matter how well-intentioned, when it’s time to sell your home taking the advice of friends and family while disregarding the advice of your agent is a recipe for slowing down your home’s sale. Your professional agent knows the current market and what buyers look for. In fact, they may even have...
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3663 Dartmouth Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33713 now has a new price of $174,000!
Posted on 02/29/2020
3663 Dartmouth Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33713 now has a new price of $174,000!
Now back on Market and looking good!- tenants moved out and it was time to make some updates! New paint inside and out, updates in kitchen and bathroom and the beautiful original floors cleaned and buffed with fireplace in working order. A corner lot Bungalow home with a yard on a brick street with historic sidewalk pavers. Home has wooden floors, fireplace, two bedrooms and one full bath, enclosed porch behind kitchen with washer and dryer hookups. Bonus storage/craft room off the living room and an eating area with period architectural detail. Shade trees in the back yard, with an overhang over the front door in a historic neighborhood...
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What to Do Before Using Your New Kitchen
Posted on 02/24/2020
What to Do Before Using Your New Kitchen
Photo by CongerDesign via Pixabay You recently purchased a home, and as a new homeowner, you’re itching to get moved into your new kitchen so you can get settled and start entertaining. Wait! Before you get caught up organizing your pots and pans, do a little preventative care. If you want a kitchen you can entertain in hassle-free,...
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Consider Adding Texture or Pattern to Your Living Space With Wallpaper
Posted on 02/17/2020
Consider Adding Texture or Pattern to Your Living Space With Wallpaper
Photo by Trudi Finniss via Pixabay Wallpaper is making its comeback in 2020, much to the delight of today's edgiest designers. Fitting wallpaper, with its vintage appeal and old-time reputation, into modern spaces presents a unique challenge. But then again, today's wallpapers bear little resemblance to the paper our parents used in the '60s. Deceptively easy to apply,...
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Perform an In-Depth Home Search
Posted on 02/10/2020
Perform an In-Depth Home Search
Conducting an in-depth home search may prove to be difficult, particularly for individuals with limited time and resources at their disposal. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to streamline your home search and discover your ideal residence without delay. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey....
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3663 Dartmouth Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33713 now has a new price of $159,000!
Posted on 02/06/2020
3663 Dartmouth Avenue N, St Petersburg, FL 33713 now has a new price of $159,000!
Corner lot Bungalow with a yard on a brick street with historic sidewalk pavers. Home has wooden floors, fireplace, two bedrooms and one full bath, enclosed porch behind kitchen with washer and dryer hookups. Bonus storage/craft room off the living room. Shade trees in the back yard, with an overhang over the front door in a historic neighborhood with easy street parking, conveniently located off 5th Ave South near Central Avenue. This property is a great income property or needs a little TLC and can make a nice first-time...
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Step-Up Basis and How It Can Pertain to Real Estate
Posted on 02/03/2020
Step-Up Basis and How It Can Pertain to Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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