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Simple DIY tips for staging your home

Sure, you can pay for staging, but if you are still living in your home, it is nice to keep some semblance of normalcy while you are trying to sell your home (not to mention you can save money). The main goals as you stage your home need to be centered around making your home look and feel clean, bright, and cared for as well as roomy and open (including the inside of closets and drawers). Here are some simple DIY tips for staging your home that will go a long way in making a good impression on potential buyers.
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Relationship savers for when you are buying a home

Buying a home with your significant other can be a wonderful bonding experience, but it also has the potential to put a lot of strain on your relationship. Fortunately, there is power in knowing. If you and your loved one can navigate some of the issues and come up with compromises before the search begins, you just may forego many of the hardships other home buyers go through.
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Location is everything: Finding the right location for you!

Location is everything

Everyone says the key to real estate is location, location, location. Often times THAT location (the one with beach access or a mountain view) is too expensive for us average Joes. Still, you want to find a location that meets your needs and your budget. So, how do you determine the best location? Here is a list of criteria for choosing a home that is just right for you.
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Understanding Closing Costs

Understanding Closing Costs

Closing costs are often daunting and undefined for home buyers and sellers. And when I say undefined, I just mean very little explanation is given and they are difficult to comprehend when you are in the middle of closing and signing papers so quickly that your head about spins off. Because not knowing something is often the greatest source of fear and stress, it is a great idea to know what the costs are so that you can relax and get excited about buying your home.
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