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What You Need to Know Before You DIY


DIY, do it yourself. These are (most) everyone’s favorite words these days. You see a cute something on HGTV or on Pinterest and you go, “Yeah, I can do that!” One can find thousands of how-to videos on Youtube, further encouraging you to do what you haven’t before. No DIY project is greater than that of your home. After an ... Read More »

7 Benefits of Downsizing Your Home


Take a minute and think about your home. When you first bought your home, what features drew you to it? Was it the four bedrooms, three baths and a large master suite? Or was it the gourmet kitchen that could feed 20 of your closest friends? For the average home-buyer the amount of space is key when purchasing a home. But, ... Read More »

6 Tips for House Hunting

Looking for a new home can feel like an overwhelming task if you’re not sure where to start first. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make finding a home an easier process, and help you avoid some unnecessary mistakes. Here are six tips to help you get started. Determine a Target Price Before talking with your bank, you ... Read More »

11 Overlooked Expenses when Renting an Apartment

renting an apartment

If you are planning on moving to a new apartment soon, you better plan to have some extra money set aside. Moving can be expensive, especially if you are caught unaware of some of the overlooked expenses of renting an apartment. Here are 11 examples of commonly forgotten expenses of renting an apartment. 1. Moving Fees If you don’t have a ... Read More »

What Options Are Available When Trying to Sell a Home?

Unfortunately, it’s not just buying a home that is stressful. Trying to sell a home can be a highly stressful task, and it’s one that can last for several months. If you’re looking to sell your home or ‘put it on the market’, then there are a number of ways that you can do so; and it’s important that you ... Read More »