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Mortgage Recasting and What You Should Know

Mortgage Recasting and What You Should Know

Recasting & What You Should Know.  Homeowners who want to save money on their home loan might want to consider options such as a mortgage recast. You will be able to pay less overall in interest costs. However, is recasting your ...

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The Pros and Cons of Clay Roof Tiles

The Pros and Cons of Clay Roof Tiles

A roof is the crown of your home—a significant part of its overall look and style. Now that it’s time to replace your asphalt shingles you've been seriously considering swapping them out with clay tiles. You've always loved the look of ...

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What Is a Mediterranean-Style Home?

What Is a Mediterranean-Style Home?

You like the style—the homes with red clay roof tiles, stucco exteriors, and archways. You might even have one or two in your own neighborhood. You love the look, but does it have a name? What you may be looking at are Mediterranean-style ...

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4 Shocking Things to Look for When You Tour a Home

4 Shocking Things to Look for When You Tour a Home

When you're buying a home, the seller has to tell you about any major defects that they know about - but what about the things the seller doesn't know about? There may be defects in a home that you'll only discover by walking around and looking ...

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How Long Do Most Home Systems Last?

How Long Do Most Home Systems Last?

If you're like many people, you already know that the various systems and appliances in a home aren't designed to last forever - and that affects you whether you're a buyer or a seller. So how long do most systems and appliances last? This guide ...

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Selling Your Home: The Post-Coronavirus Reality

Selling Your Home: The Post-Coronavirus Reality

If you're thinking about selling your home, chances are pretty good that the market - and the whole selling process - is different than it was the last time you sold a house. The reality is that since the coronavirus pandemic swept the world, ...

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3 DIY Home Improvements With Decent ROI

3 DIY Home Improvements With Decent ROI

If you're like many people, you want to make a few home improvements that will help you sell your home quickly (and at the right price). But where do you start? Should you redo your entire kitchen, revamp the bathrooms or work on your outdoor ...

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New to Real Estate Investing? Read This First!

New to Real Estate Investing? Read This First!

If you’re a new real estate investor, you’re probably looking for tips and tricks anywhere you can find them – and this guide is here to help. New to Real Estate Investing? Check Out This Guide As a new investor, the first thing ...

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Is Exposed Brick in Your Home Safe?

Is Exposed Brick in Your Home Safe?

Exposed brick is commonly used in many homes and there are lots of ways that it can complement a design scheme. It can act as a feature wall that contributes to an urban, industrial loft atmosphere. Brick that's behind a plaster wall can be ...

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2 Design Trends That May Not Be as Safe as You Think

2 Design Trends That May Not Be as Safe as You Think

Some interior designs create classic looks while others offer throwback charm. Such designs, however, may not always be as safe as they are beautiful. Consider these two trends that may need to be modified for safety inside of your home....

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