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Posted on 01/17/2021
Do You Have to Join the HOA?
Photo by RawPixel.com via Shutterstock When it comes to homeowner’s associations, you need to know what type yours is before you determine whether to “join” it. There are two types of associations, covenant-based and voluntary. When homeowners ask about requirements to join a homeowner’s association, they may believe it is optional, but if our association is covenant-based, you...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
What Does It Take to List a Residence?
Listing a home may be simple. In fact, if you know what it takes to craft an engaging house listing, you could speed up the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can create an effective home listing. 1. Evaluate Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses Your home likely has served you well,...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second Home
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
USDA Loans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
The US government has been helping Americans achieve their goal of homeownership for decades. Through programs offered by the Federal Housing Authority, the USDA, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, millions of Americans have been able to afford a home who would have otherwise struggled. The focus of today’s post is one such service: loans offered through the USDA...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Property Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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Posted on 12/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 2 Rogow Lane, Spring Glen, NY 12489
NYS Certified appraisal on file for serious buyers only. Perched on a knoll is this meticulously cared for 2080 sq. ft. ranch conveniently located just outside of the village but minutes away from everyday amenities. Interior features include original hardwood floors, renovated eat in kitchen with four month old appliances, tiled back splash and floor. Walk from the kitchen into a formal diningroom with a large bay window. Livingroom addition is 13x32.6 with vaulted ceiling and pellet stove. Down the hall is a renovated full bath, two additional bedrooms and a Master Bedroom suite with walk in closet, and master bath. Four zone heating for...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Key Differences and Terms: Property Insurance vs Homeowners' Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Pros & Cons of HOA Communities
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When you’re looking into buying a new home, one of the decision you’ll need to make is if you want to live in an HOA community or not. Homeowners association (HOA) communities offer certain advantages and disadvantages compared to non-HOA communities. Knowing more about these pros and cons can help you make the...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Real Estate Investment Trusts: How to Start
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via PixabayWould you like to invest in real estate? To buy thousands of income-producing properties, from apartments to office buildings to industrial parks, all over the country or the world? It you’re wealthy, you might dispatch someone to travel far and wide and do just that, but even if you’re not rich you can...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Home Security Tips to Increase Your Peace of Mind
There are a lot of effective ways to keep your home safe, secure, and free from intrusion, but those techniques are of little use if you don't consistently use them. Technological solutions are well worth considering because they can be activated and monitored from almost any location. Whether you're at a restaurant across town or comfortably lying in bed...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Why Is a House's Curb Appeal Important?
Believe it or not, curb appeal can make or break the home selling journey. If a house has a pristine front lawn, flawless siding and clutter-free walkways, it may make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And once buyers walk through this home, they may be ready to submit an offer to purchase the residence right away. As...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Recyclables as Storage Savers
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Depending on where you live, recycling may not be an easy task. Some communities don't even have a local center. And beyond that, reusing something has less of an environmental impact than recycling. So when you can reuse, you absolutely should. But it's not always easy to see treasure when "trash" stands before...
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