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June 20, 2017 • Home Improvement

Does Installing Outdoor Grills to Increase Property Value Make Sense?

An outdoor grill is an easy way to boost your property value, especially if you do it right. They are coming into fashion, especially among people looking for homes with pools or large backyards. They are a much better investment than a standalone grill, and can add a lot of aesthetics to an otherwise vacant …

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June 13, 2017 • Home Buying Tips

Getting Familiar with HOA Fees

Many people are hesitant to sign up for things when they don’t know what they’re for, and one of these things is a home in a neighborhood with an HOA. An HOA will have fees, and the money you give to the association is put back into your community to fund extra things. The funds …

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June 6, 2017 • Home Improvement

Window Tinting Your Home: Do or Don’t?

Chances are, whoever you talk to will have an opinion on window tinting. Some people are very pro-tint, while others have sworn it off entirely in favor of the clear, paned glass they’re used to. While it certainly isn’t for everyone, it’s always a good idea to consider it when you’re assessing your windows. It …

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June 1, 2017 • Real Estate Trends

Is Listing on Airbnb Better Than Traditional Renting?

New websites, systems, and applications are always changing the way we live. Companies like Uber and Lyft completely revolutionized the transportation industry, and online restaurants and ordering systems have turned take-out and delivery food into a culture. With new technology, we find new ways to buy food, find transportation, and even rent out our homes. …

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May 25, 2017 • Real Estate Around the Country

Cities with the Best Housing Markets

Location is the most important part of buying a home. While variables like accessibility, affordability, and the local economy do factor in, job availability has become the defining factor for any seller’s hopes. Because of this, many people are beginning to prefer cities that have healthy, bustling housing markets over cities with quickly declining industries. …

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