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Home Values Recover To Pre-Recession Values, Making It A Great Time To Sell

The Great Recession was one of the most challenging times in US history. The US lost nearly 9 million jobs, unemployment nationwide hit an astounding 10%, and housing prices fell a whopping 33%, causing American households to lose of $16 trillion dollars in net worth. But luckily, the economy started improving in 2010. The GDP […]

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The Lifespan of 20 Essential Household Items

Has your air conditioner ever failed on a hot summer day? It’s a struggle no homeowner wants to deal with. When you own a home it’s important to budget annually for repairs that might be needed and anticipate when things might need to be replaced. If you take care of your home, your appliances and […]

Thinking About Remodeling Before You Sell? Think Again

For many sellers, remodeling seems like a great way to increase the value of their home and get a higher offer when they put it on the market. But if you’re thinking of remodeling before you sell, you might want to rethink your strategy. According to the 2017 Remodeling Impact Report from the National Association […]

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Nobody Could’ve Ever Guessed How She Decorated The Interior Of Her Home… Love It? Or Leave It?

Some people love to create themes for their homes. Sometimes these themes stem from pop culture brands such as Hello Kitty, Batman, or Aliens & Predator. Which brings me to Lillian from Clork County, Ireland. She decided to immortalize her favorite American beverage. She turned her modest suburban home into a temple of the all […]

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Housing Prices Make Biggest Jump In 4 Years

According to a recent report from CoreLogic, housing prices have made their most significant leap in almost 4 years. Housing prices increased in all 50 states and were 7% higher in March 2018 than they were just a year ago—the biggest jump in pricing since May of 2014. Directly following the jump, consumer confidence in […]

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The Ten Commandments Of Selling A Home (Infographic)

So your home’s on the market — are you jazzed about getting it sold? Good. But there are a few things you need to know. More specifically, ten things. They’re called “The Ten Commandments of Selling a Home.” Read them. Absorb them. Emblazon them to memory, because one tiny mis-step can make your dream of […]

Think Buying A Home Will Be More Affordable In 2019? Think Again

There’s no denying that it’s tough out there for buyers. The inventory shortage has created a market that’s more competitive than normal. As a potential buyer, you might be thinking “I should probably wait until next year to make a move.” But if you want to get the best deal on a home, you should […]