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Advantages of a Multi-Generational Home

Advantages of a Multi-Generational Home

The concept of multi-generational living has been gaining popularity in recent years as more and more Americans are choosing to share their homes with family members of different ages. For one, financial considerations play a significant role in the rise of...

5 Trendy Tips to Enhance a Small Porch

5 Trendy Tips to Enhance a Small Porch

Who doesn’t love the idea of a front porch? Picture a cool lemonade in the shade on a hot summer’s day while watching the world go by. Home builders have embraced this ideal over the past couple of decades with more new construction featuring this timeless feature....

What is a credit re-score?

What is a credit re-score?

If you’re ready to buy a new home, you know that a good FICO score is critical to the process. Your FICO affects not just your ability to buy a new home, but the interest rate and fees you’ll pay for the new loan. Often, buyers are shocked to realize their credit...

6 Factors That Could Damage Your Credit Score

6 Factors That Could Damage Your Credit Score

Having good credit is essential for a number of aspects of your life, ranging from the interest rate on a car loan or credit card to background checks for employment. Poor credit can be incredibly expensive, costing you thousands of dollars in higher interest rates...

Seller Concession Limits

Seller Concession Limits

The real estate market is shifting. In some areas of the country, it has flipped to a strong buyer’s market. Sellers challenged by this change are looking for creative ways to attract buyers. In addition, buyers suddenly in the driver’s seat are asking for more...

Ceiling Design Ideas That Add Impact

Ceiling Design Ideas That Add Impact

For most people, the only effort they place into the ceiling design is removing the old popcorn treatment. While this is certainly an important first step, there are many ways to use the ceiling to add interest and impact to any room. Considered the “fifth wall” by...

What Does “Clear to Close” Mean?

What Does “Clear to Close” Mean?

One of the best things a homebuyer can hear is, “we have ‘clear to close.’” It’s one of the biggest milestones in the mortgage lending process and means the underwriter has cleared the application to move forward to document signing and close of escrow. While a...

6 SIDE HUSTLES TO HELP SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT

6 SIDE HUSTLES TO HELP SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT

One of the biggest financial goals for many is to save up enough money for a down payment on a house. For those who don’t have access to family wealth or are having trouble scraping together the funds, side hustles can be an invaluable source of income. Here are six...

Design Trends for 2023 – More is Everything

Design Trends for 2023 – More is Everything

A common regret around taking down the holiday decorations is how bare the home looks suddenly. Fortunately for anyone ready to upgrade their design in 2023, new trends are offering more comfort and coziness than we’ve seen lately. For the past few years, home...