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10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Energy efficiency is a top priority among many Americans. In fact, 81 percent value reducing pollution from power plants and 76 percent value an increase in renewable energy options. If you’re part of this group, you don’t have to wait for power plants to catch up before you can feel like you’re making a difference. There are […]

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New Build vs. Existing Home: The Pros, Cons, and Everything in Between

Are you in the market for a house? If yes, you’re certainly excited about the prospect of homeownership. Considering that about 65 percent of Americans are homeowners, you’re no doubt eager to join this club. Plus, homeownership comes with plenty of benefits, including the freedom to customize your property whichever way you like. The Pros and Cons […]

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Your Guide to the Home Appraisal

You’ve found your dream home and now it’s time to cross all your T’s and dot all your I’s before it’s all your own. And one of the first items on your closing checklist the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that? The home appraisal is essentially a value assessment of the home and property. […]

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The Difference Between Home Insurance and Home Warranty.

When purchasing a new home, it’s important to do in-depth research on all facets of the homebuying process. One thing you’ll need to understand is how to best protect yourself and your investment if anything were to go wrong. Check out the information on home insurance versus home warranty below to educate yourself on your […]

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How You Can Pay Off Your Mortgage Early.

Whether you want to save on interest payments, avoid debt in retirement or just feel the thrill of complete ownership, there are plenty of reasons to pay off your mortgage loan early. Yet because a house is typically the largest purchase most Americans make, an early pay-off may seem impossible. Instead of choking on that […]

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How You Can Finance Your Home Renovation

Outdated kitchen. Overrun backyard. Unusable basement space. If you have a home renovation project on the mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it. Here are the most common options to make your dreams become a reality. Cash. Paying in cash is the most straightforward financing option, […]

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