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5 steps to take before you start home shopping

If you’ve decided to buy a home, it’s tempting to jump right into your home search. However, rushing into home shopping before you’ve laid the proper groundwork can lead to mistakes, frustrations and expenses down the road. To give yourself a better chance for a smooth, affordable and stress-free home purchase, you need to prepare ...

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The benefits of buying or selling a home in summer

Summer isn’t just the warmest season of the year, it may also be the hottest time for the real estate market. There’s a good reason for that. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, summertime offers several advantages. Here are the top benefits of pursuing your purchase or sale in summer.

6 benefits of homeownership

Homeownership is an aspiration for many, but not everyone is even aware of all the benefits the come from owning your own home. Here are six ways that you can gain from ownership.

How to conduct a long-distance home search

Any home search comes with its share of challenges, but finding a home across the state or the country is especially daunting. Thankfully, with the help of modern technology, a knowledgeable local agent and some smart strategies, your long-distance house hunt can be a success.

What do builders’ warranties cover for new homes?

For many people, a new construction home means peace of mind when it comes to the quality and condition of the property. Like any new product, however, things can go wrong, and warranties are important. That’s why builders’ warranties exist.

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