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March 22, 2017

Home Improvements That Can Increase or Lower Your Home Value



Today’s real estate market is hot, which means that now might be the perfect time to get your home ready to sell. If you want to perform a large-scale home renovation, note that it could affect your property value. Below is a look at some of the best and worst ...

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Feb. 24, 2017

WHAT IS AN FHA 203K LOAN?

Buying a property in need of renovation can be a great way to build equity and get a fantastic deal in real estate. If you don't have the funds to renovate the property, coming up with them on the fly can be a challenge. In this situation, the FHA ...
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Dec. 19, 2016

How to Leave Your Home When You’re Traveling During the Holidays

Your gifts are wrapped, bags are packed, car is gassed up, and you’re all set to hit the road for your annual holiday vacation. Not so fast! There are still a few steps that need to be checked off your to-do list in order to keep your home safe and ...

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Dec. 12, 2016

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

2017 is around the corner, if you’re like most people, you're spending the end of the year taking stock of your life, identifying areas you’d like to improve, and setting goals you want to accomplish. While these resolutions are usually personal – “save money,” “travel” and “volunteer” are ...

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Nov. 14, 2016

Keep Your House Clean Every Day

You have unpacked all the boxes and put everything in its respective spot, and the rest is easy! Right? Not so fast. You still want to keep that new house nice and tidy. With the holidays rolling around, clutter tends to build up and cause additional stress. Unwrapped gifts are ...

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Nov. 9, 2016

How to Host the Perfect Thanksgiving

Right now you might be wondering why you volunteered to host the annual Thanksgiving feast with family and friends at YOUR house. What if the ham isn’t cooked long enough? What if my centerpiece is not festive enough? How do I fold my napkins into cute little turkeys? There’s so ...

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Oct. 16, 2016

Why You Should Buy A Swimming Pool In The Off-Season

Owning your own swimming pool is a luxury. Here in Southeastern North Carolina, it can also be seen as a necessity. Sure, we live a stone’s throw from the Atlantic Ocean, but even a short drive to the beach can be more trouble than it’s worth. Between loading up the ...

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Oct. 11, 2016

Home Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Fall

 

We might still be frolicking through colorful leaves, picking out the perfect pumpkin, and throwing on those light cardigans, but get ready because winter is coming! With the crisp air, fall is the ideal time to take care of those little chores that will make a huge difference in ...

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Sept. 18, 2016

How to Create the Perfect Man Cave

Are you ready for some football? How about some uninterrupted football? Fall is here, which means all you men out there are calling dibs on the remote and flipping channels to your favorite football games. But what happens when someone else grabs the remote first? We think it’s time you ...

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Aug. 21, 2016

Add Value to Your Home With a Fire Pit

 

It’s what’s inside that counts. Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. These oft-repeated quotes are important lessons and universal truths—unless we’re talking about real estate.

In today’s market, the inside of a home is still its most important aspect. The outside, however, is beginning to hold more weight ...

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