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4 Steps to a Stress-Free Sale

4 Steps to a Stress-Free Sale

Ideally, when you sell your home, you want the process to go smoothly and relatively stress-free. While things may happen that are outside your control, there is a lot you can do to ensure that the selling experience is a good one. Consider these four steps to reduce worry and stress when listing your home.

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The Latest Options in Outdoor Lighting

The Latest Options in Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting has come a long way from the days of patio lanterns and strings of lightbulbs. These days, there’s an exhaustive array of options available to illuminate your outdoor space and make it more appealing and comfortable, particularly in the evenings.

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Genworth has published its Fall-Winter Report

Genworth has published its Fall-Winter Report

This report has lots of fantastic advice for first-time homebuyers, buyers and anyone interested in real estate. This issue focuses on Motivation, strategies for first-time homebuyers to be able to realize their dreams of homeownership.

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One Hour Ideas for Boosting Curb Appeal

One Hour Ideas for Boosting Curb Appeal

You’ve heard of the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the initial impression buyers get when they first see your property from the street. If the impression is a good one, it sets the right tone for the rest of the home viewing.

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Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality

Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality

As you probably know, it’s easy to lower the costs of a renovation. Just hire an inexpensive, fly-by-night contractor — and hope for the best!

Chances are, you won’t want to take that risk. So how do you ensure you get quality work while keeping your budget in check?

Here are some tips…

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How Much Should You Budget for your Next Home?

How Much Should You Budget for your Next Home?

If it’s been a while since you last moved, you might be wondering how much you’ll need to spend on your next home. That’s an important question to answer, even if you’re just at the “thinking about it” stage and haven’t decided whether or not you’ll look for a new property. 

After all, knowing your budget might influence your decision.

How should you determine your budget?

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Protecting your Home Gadgets from Hacking

Protecting your Home Gadgets from Hacking

s more and more appliances incorporate WIFI, the opportunities for hackers to play havoc with your home gadgets increase.

How do you prevent that from happening? Here are some safety tips.

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The 4 Ps to Maximizing your Selling Price

The 4 Ps to Maximizing your Selling Price

When you sell, you’ll probably want to get the best possible price for your property. Who wouldn’t? Unfortunately, there are many ways to inadvertently leave money on the table – sometimes thousands of dollars.

How do you avoid that possibility? Just remember the 4 Ps

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Should You Replace your Windows?

Should You Replace your Windows?

Here's a surprising statistic. Less than 30% of window replacements are the result of the old windows being worn, broken or otherwise in need of replacement.  Clearly, there are other good reasons to consider new windows!  One of the most popular motivations is...

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Finding a Great Home in a Hurry

Finding a Great Home in a Hurry

Do you have only a few weeks to search for your next dream home? Don't panic. There are things you can do to find the perfect (or, at least, almost perfect) property — without getting too stressed out! Consider these tips: Pre-arrange your mortgage. You want to be...

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