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Tips for Selecting a Home Security System
Posted on 02/23/2020
Tips for Selecting a Home Security System
Image by Andrey_Popov from Shutterstock Burglary is one of the more common types of crimes in the US today. Every day, many homeowners wake up or get back from work to discover their homes robbed. Given the financial, psychological, and physical damage that can happen, protecting your home is always ideal. You don’t have to be a victim....
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5040 Beacon Hill Drive, New Port Richey, FL 34652 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/21/2020
5040 Beacon Hill Drive, New Port Richey, FL 34652 is now new to the market!
A warm and cozy home in a quite neighborhood. This lovely house has two bedrooms and two baths and is a great starter home, winter home, or perfect for someone who would like to downsize. Newer appliances, newer AC, H2O Heater, and windows that are less than a year old. The screened lanai in the front is a perfect place to "visit" or simply relax. The shed in the back is a perfect work shop and there's room in the backyard for that perfect BBQ. With a zeroscaped yard there is no need to worry about the lawn mower. The area is rich in parks and is in close proximity to beaches, shopping and a variety of entertainment. This one will not...
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When Should You Sell Your Residence?
Posted on 02/16/2020
When Should You Sell Your Residence?
There is no right or wrong time to sell a home. However, it is important to remember that selling a home is a life-changing decision. And as such, the decision to sell a home should not be taken lightly. If you are unsure about whether now is the right time to add your house to the real estate market,...
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Can You Negotiate for Lower HOA Fees?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Can You Negotiate for Lower HOA Fees?
Image by Brady Pevehouse from Pixabay When purchasing a home, there are many issues to keep in mind. These often include items such as the interest rate on the mortgage, real estate taxes, and homeowner's insurance. If you've purchased a home governed by a Homeowner's Association and have not lived within a similar community before you may find...
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When to Invest in a Retirement Home
Posted on 02/02/2020
When to Invest in a Retirement Home
Photo by Harli Marten on Unsplash Although it may seem like putting the cart before the horse, a strong case can be made for purchasing your retirement home before your golden years. In fact, with some deft financial planning, it may be worthwhile to buy your retirement home decades in advance. That may seem counterintuitive, but maybe other...
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Tips on Making Your Home More Appealing to Buyers
Posted on 01/26/2020
Tips on Making Your Home More Appealing to Buyers
The good news about selling your home is that everything does not have to be absolutely perfect to attract buyers! Although some prospective buyers may be sticklers for things like cleanliness, the condition of appliances, and the amount of available storage space, perfection is rarely a requirement. Since most house hunters are primarily focused on finding a house that...
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Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
Posted on 01/12/2020
Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
The homebuying process may prove to be challenging, particularly for individuals who fail to anticipate potential problems. Lucky for you, we're here to help you identify and address homebuying hurdles before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly anticipate and overcome homebuying hurdles. 1. Learn About the Housing Market The real...
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Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Posted on 01/05/2020
Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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What is PMI?
Posted on 12/29/2019
What is PMI?
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Mortgage Applications
Posted on 12/22/2019
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Mortgage Applications
If you’re a first-time buyer, odds are you’ve never seen or heard much about mortgage applications. However, for something as important as buying a home, it pays off to go into the process knowing what to expect. Mortgage applications aren’t all that complicated in and of themselves. Most of the time, your chosen lender will walk you through the...
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Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Believe it or not, today may be the perfect day to kick off the home selling journey. If you list your residence, you may find dozens of potential buyers want to acquire your home. As a result, you could earn a significant profit from your house sale. For those who are debating whether to embark on the house selling...
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