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5 Steps to Take to Buy a Home

Your Guide to Home BuyingPurchasing a home can be more time-consuming than home buyers realize, which can be a surprise during a transition period. While it's impossible to eliminate the stress entirely though, buyers can cut down on the uncertainty if they take it one step at a time. Before a buyer even sets foot in an open house, consider the following tips before mapping out the first move.

Loan Shopping

The lender a buyer chooses has a lot to do with how their home ownership experience will go. Buyers can start with their personal bank, but it helps to get a few quotes for comparison. No matter which...

How to Show a Home: Steps to Promote a Positive Home Showing

4 Home Showing Tips for the Savvy SellerOnce homeowners have decided to sell their home, the first step any real estate professional will prepare them for is the home showing. Although showing a home is such a crucial part of the home selling process, many sellers may not know how. They need to get the showing aspects as perfect as possible, because they never know when the right buyer will come along. Here are a few tips to make it easier.

Create a Checklist

Selling a home usually involves several home showings...

Landscaping Tips for Homeowners: Boost Curb Appeal Today

How to Landscape for Curb AppealA home's landscaping can have a big impact on its curb appeal, which in the long run can improve the overall value of a home and help sell the home faster. The best way to improve landscaping and curb appeal is to promote healthy growth on the lawn and in the garden beds. These tips can help homeowners make their landscaping and their home look more attractive.

Prune Spindly Bushes

Bushes have a way of growing lanky and spindly over time. When this happens, the best way...

Want A Smart Home? How to Install Home Automation

Want A Smart Home? Tips to Get StartedA smart home can make life convenient while also potentially reducing a home's carbon footprint. In many cases, smart home upgrades will also add considerable value to the home. Homeowners who are interested in making their home a smart home can do so by starting a little at a time, by choosing good products to install and by picking the right home assistant. These tips can help.

Know Your Priorities

Homeowners who haven't yet started to pick their smart products must first decide why they want a smart home and what they hope to achieve. Some smart products make life convenient,...