Everything You Need to Know About Home Buyer Inspection

Posted on: March 27, 2019 by in Blog
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Buyer Inspection - Jacksonville Home Inspection couple drinking wine in their new home

Home inspectors not only figure out the problems a property has but they can also assist the buyers with information that will help them with the upkeep. This means that home inspection is paramount for anyone who is buying a new home. There are several cases where a buyer pays for a property only to regret later when he/she realizes some mistakes that would have been avoided before the whole process. It is advisable to understand home inspection tips for buyers before commencing the whole Continue Reading ...

Home Improvement Can Do Wonders For You

Posted on: March 20, 2019 by in Blog
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5 simple ways to bring more color to your home

Many people think that home improvement is a complex process best left to professionals, but there are many jobs you can do yourself if you know the process. The home improvement tips provided in this article are meant to help you understand how to get started on a home improvement project. Repainting a porch may be something you need to do. If so, lean on a quality exterior paint. You want to make sure you use paint that will work over the old paint. Use oil paints over oil paints and Continue Reading ...

Psst! This Article Has The Secrets About Real Estate Investing You Want To Hear

Posted on: March 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Investing in real estate is a great way for a lot of people to earn extra money. Some people do it as their career, while others like to do it as a hobby. No matter the reason why you want to invest in real estate, there are great tips that anyone can use in the following article. Keep reading below to better your knowledge about real estate investing. Make sure that you create a game plan for what you desire to accomplish. Figure out how much time the process will take and if it will be Continue Reading ...

Want to Buy a Home? Do the Math!

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Want to Buy a Home

It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. This may not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market trends, considering the median down payment for first-time homebuyers is 7 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors. Yes, Continue Reading ...

When Saying ‘I Do’ Means a Move: 5 Tips for Combining Households

Posted on: February 27, 2019 by in Blog
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5 tips for combining households

Getting married means a whole lot of changes, including combining households, not the least of which could be moving to a new house or apartment. Whether you’re getting a brand-new place for the both of you or one of you is shifting all your earthly possessions to join your spouse, it’s a good idea to take proactive steps to make crossing that new threshold is a little easier. Here are a few tips for taking some of the stress out of moving day — for both of you. * Continue Reading ...

5 Ways to Create an Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: February 18, 2019 by in Blog
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5 ways to create an inviting room using tile

Today’s tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design can enhance a room. Elevate small Continue Reading ...

Building a New Home? Protect Yourself Against Today’s Faster, Scarier Fires

Posted on: February 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Protect Yourself Against Today's Faster Scarier Fires

If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You’ll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it’s even more important. And asking for fire sprinklers could literally save Continue Reading ...

Mortgage Insurance: Added Cost to Homebuying or Smart Way to Get In?

Posted on: January 25, 2019 by in Blog
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Mortgage Insurance Added Cost to Homebuying or Smart Way to Get In

The homebuying process is exciting, but can also seem fraught with added costs, like a home inspection, title insurance, and closing costs. And if you can’t afford a full 20 percent down payment on a conventional home loan, then you will most likely pay for private mortgage insurance (MI). Some people consider private MI yet another added cost, but it helps creditworthy middle-income homebuyers qualify for home financing sooner with a low down payment. Is it really an added cost if it saves Continue Reading ...

How You Can Prevent Wood Rot On Your Window Sills and Trim

Posted on: January 19, 2019 by in Blog
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Today we're going to show you one of the most common causes of wood rot on your window sills and trim. As you can see from these pictures, the little metal portion on the bottom of the window screen is secured tight up to this window sill and when it rains, the water goes in behind the window screen and ponds on the window sill because this little metal piece of the screen acts as a dam. As the paint breaks down on the window sill, the water seeps down through the window sill and you Continue Reading ...

Catch Home Buyers’ Attention with a Bathroom in an ‘Impossible’ Space

Posted on: January 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Catch Home Buyers Attention with a Bathroom in an Impossible Space

Add a bathroom to an 'impossible' space to catch home buyers' attention When it comes to real estate, you've probably heard kitchens and bathrooms typically sell houses. While you may not have enough money for a kitchen remodel, adding a bathroom can be a more affordable way to enhance your property and catch home buyers' attention. By adding another bathroom to your home, you immediately increase your chances of the property getting noticed. Technology makes it simple for buyers to search Continue Reading ...

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