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Stay Warm at Home and Save Money

One of the best things about cold winter days is coming home to your warm and cozy house. Of course, it takes a lot of energy to keep your house warm and cozy, and all that energy use can make utility bills skyrocket. To lower those bills without sacrificing comfort, take the time to winterize […]

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Neighbors Matter

The neighborhood matters, but according to research, so do the neighbors. More than half of American’s say they’ve experienced “nightmare neighbors.” A new survey from Ally Financial says that because of that, more than three quarters of those surveyed say that neighbors will be a factor in their next home purchase. Some key factors of […]

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Home Sales Up for Second Consecutive Month

Existing-home sales rose in August, marking two consecutive months of gains, even as a limited number of homes for sale remains a pressing issue on the market, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Thursday. Three of the four major regions of the U.S. saw an uptick last month, the West being the only region not […]

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3 Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

To get a home, you don’t need a perfect credit score. But, it will help you get a lower interest rate. So, how do you get the high score? Pay Your Bills on Time… All the Time – On time payments make up 35% of your FICO score. One single 30 day past due can […]

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5 Tips to Declutter Your Home This Summer

5 Tips to Declutter Your Home This Summer Let’s face it, we all deal with a little bit of clutter in our home every now and then. From that stack of random papers that have been sitting on the kitchen counter for months to that corner of the pantry that you’re not even sure what […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your Land Value

  Do you have land to sell, but want to try and sell it faster? The good news is that according to experts, quality land can expect to slowly increase in value over time. The better news is that you can take steps to help increase that value now. Improve Access If your property has […]