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Home Buying During the Holidays

Home Buying During the Holidays

Most people don’t think of the holiday season as a great time to buy a home. But there are actually a number of benefits you can get from holiday home buying this December. Fewer Home Shoppers Looking Since most home buyers take this time off to focus on other things,...

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Bay Area Real Estate Market History

Bay Area Real Estate Market History

The real estate market is always shifting. One minute you see a sudden surge of prices and mortgages and the rates seem to plummet within a week. However, despite these fluctuations, the real estate market continues to grow. The housing market has gone up by more than...

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Autumn Flowering Bulbs for Indoor Beauty

Autumn Flowering Bulbs for Indoor Beauty

The fall season reminds us of lots of plants- evergreen trees, boxwood wreaths, christmas cactuses, poinsettias. These plants are lovely, and have their charms. But autumn flowering bulbs are enchanting for so many reasons! Indoor bulbs are technically being “forced”,...

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What Should You Upgrade?

So you have some money set aside and want to upgrade an area of your home. What should you start with? This all depends on the amount of money at your disposal and what key areas of your home need repair. If you have enough, and if the area looks dated, your kitchen...

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Does Color Matter in Your Home?

Does Color Matter in Your Home?

Does color matter? Of course you know that how you decorate your home affects how you feel in it. But you may not realize how much power your color choices have. It’s been well established that colors affect the human experience. This means that no matter how much you...

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Financing For Tiny Homes

Financing For Tiny Homes

Of all the hurdles of going tiny, financing might be the biggest. What Are Tiny Homes? Tiny houses, also known as tiny homes, come in many varieties. There is no one agreed-upon definition of tiny houses, but they are generally much smaller than a studio apartment,...

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Why Buy A Home At All?

Why Buy A Home At All?

There will be a time in every renter's life when buying a home seems more appealing than renting. Should you buy or should you continue renting? Why buy? When you rent, your money doesn't entitle you to enduring ownership of anything. Let's assume, for the sake of...

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6 First Time Home Buying Mistakes

6 First Time Home Buying Mistakes

Are you planning to settle down? Or are you a working professional who wants to invest in a new property? Certainly, you'll be excited about being a first-time buyer. Becoming the owner of a house is a very common goal. First-time home buyers can often commit buying...

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Your Complete Mortgage Glossary

Your Complete Mortgage Glossary

Looking to buy a home and wondering what all this crazy lingo is about? Here's the scoop on what these words and acronyms are trying to convey in our Complete Mortgage Glossary: (You might want to bookmark this page.) Adjustable Rate Mortgages or “ARMs”: These are...

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Home Buyers’ Most Wanted Features

Home Buyers’ Most Wanted Features

If you’re home shopping, you’ll undoubtedly have a few features in mind that you’re hoping to find. How else would you identify the home of your dreams than by knowing what characteristics it would have? Of course, you’ll want the best mortgage financing possible....

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