15 Things Home Buyers Should & Should Not Do

January 27, 2014
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Buying a new home can be stressful for you. There are some things that are obvious, such as purchase price, taxes, HOAs. From years of experience here are some tips that most people overlook while buying a home.


  • Do get preapproved for a loan before you start to shop. This will guide you with what you can afford and also shows sellers that you are a serious buyer when you put an offer in on a home.
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10 Ways To Increase Your Home’s Value For Under $1,000

January 24, 2014

Whether you plan on staying in your home for 10 more years or are ready to sell now, it never hurts to improve your home and increase your property value.  But many homeowners are put off by the high costs of renovations, uncertainty in dealing with contractors, and many homeowners simply don't have the time to take on home improvement projects. While a full blown renovation might be needed for some homes, most homes can get by making simple, do-i