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Remembering These Simple Mailbox Rules Could Save You a Headache
Posted on 03/29/2020
Remembering These Simple Mailbox Rules Could Save You a Headache
Photo by Lee via Pixabay Putting a new mailbox up? Be sure to follow the official guidance from the U.S. Postal Service.® Here are a few rules, tips, and suggestions to make your mail carrier's day a little smoother. Putting Up a New Mailbox USPS-approved mailboxes have Postmaster General (PMG) approval labels. Have your post office approve your...
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Are There Homebuying Shortcuts That Work?
Posted on 03/22/2020
Are There Homebuying Shortcuts That Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Posted on 03/15/2020
Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Finding the right vacation house is rarely simple. Dozens of quality vacation residences are available in cities and towns nationwide. Yet if you make even a single mistake during your search for the ideal vacation residence, you risk making a poor property buying decision. As you get set to begin a search for a vacation home, there are many...
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Mistakes to Avoid when Staging Your Home
Posted on 03/08/2020
Mistakes to Avoid when Staging Your Home
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels Anyone who has ever gone out on a job interview or a date knows how important a good first impression is. First impressions can color the entire way we approach a person and environment. When it comes to your home, you want to create a positive setting that draws people in on...
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Finish a Successful Home Selling Journey
Posted on 03/01/2020
Finish a Successful Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may seem endless at times. Fortunately, once you accept a buyer's offer to purchase your home, the finish line of this journey may be in sight. There are many things that a house seller can do to streamline the process of reaching a home closing date, and these include: 1. Establish Realistic Expectations Although accepting...
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Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
For those who want to conduct a successful home search, it is important to plan ahead as much as you can. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to get ready to pursue your dream home and speed up your house search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reduce the time it...
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Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
After you decide to sell your home, it may be only a few weeks before you need to pack up your belongings and relocate to a new address. Thus, it may be beneficial to start planning ahead for moving day. By doing so, you can sell any items you have no plans to bring to your new address before...
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Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Posted on 02/09/2020
Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Image by Mike Gattorna from Pixabay The benefits of buying a luxury home that's under new construction include customizing it to fit your life and your family, and choosing your own finishes is a perfect way to achieve this goal. But which finishes will still maintain their beauty under the stress of busy families on the go? Which...
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What You Need to Know About Inspections
Posted on 02/02/2020
What You Need to Know About Inspections
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Another Property Sold - 1214 19TH St, Watervliet, NY 12189
Posted on 01/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 1214 19TH St, Watervliet, NY 12189
Cute two-story! Living room w/wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, both with hardwood floors. Kitchen has nice workspace w/moveable center island. Back entrance mudroom, plus an extra room that makes a great office. Three second floor bedrooms, two w/walk-in closets, one w/access to an enclosed porch! Most newer windows, new basement windows, basement has a lot of storage space. Plenty of off street parking, and nice yard for entertaining. Come see this adorable house...
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Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Image by ZandersDirect from Pixabay Home improvement is something we all strive for, but many of us never really follow through with completing that goal. With the hectic lives that we live, it’s hard to find time to make those important upgrades to your home. However, home improvement doesn’t always have to be hard and time-consuming. Add Some...
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Small Improvement Projects to Complete Before Listing Your Home
Posted on 01/19/2020
Small Improvement Projects to Complete Before Listing Your Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Preparing to list your home is a process, that when done correctly, can help you to achieve the best possible price as well as aid you in selling your home more quickly. Before you sell your home, there are a few small home improvement projects that you will want to have completed before...
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