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Posted on 10/10/2021
What Are Home Inspection Contingencies?
In real estate, a contingency is any clause in the purchase offer that gives the buyer a way to back out if certain requirements aren’t met. There are many types of contingencies used in home sales all covering different circumstances to protect the buyer’s best interest. The most common type of contingency is a home inspection contingency, which...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
The 3 Best Plants to Grow in Front of Your House
The right plants can make a vast difference in your home’s curb appeal. While there are countless landscaping possibilities, one major aspect of the front yard and first impression of the home is what’s right outside. What are the best plants to have right in front of your house? Here we’ll go over some of the top options...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Maintain & Improve Property Value With These Home Maintenance Apps
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Preserving your resale value starts with spending time and money on small repairs rather than waiting until you need a major renovation. Luckily, there are home maintenance apps built for busy owners who have a lot of other responsibilities on their plate. Far more than just a glorified notes section on your...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Here's What Sellers Need to Know About Closing Costs
In a home purchase, both the buyer and seller need to pay closing costs. These costs are made up of several individual expenses from different sources and the list can look staggering at first glance. While the buyer typically has the longest list of fees to pay, sellers are still responsible for part of the bill. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
How to Choose the Perfect Bathroom Layout
When you’re having a custom home built, you’ll get to choose the layout for different rooms, including bathrooms. Deciding on a layout for your bathrooms involves knowing how to ensure that these rooms are as functional as possible. Understanding how to choose a layout can make this decision easier to make. Consider the following tips when you need...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Don't Forget These 4 Supplies to Help With Your Move
To make any process more efficient, it’s important to have the right tools. For moving, whether it’s across the country or across the street, the right tools and supplies can make an enormous difference. Here are some tips for what you should have to make your move efficient and easy. Dollies There are two different types of dolly...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
143 Bruce Avenue 4H, Yonkers, NY 10705 is now new to the market!
Bright & spacious 1 Bedroom on the Yonkers/ Bronx boarder. Features Large Livingroom, Kitchen, Dining area and Bathroom. Nice size bedroom with large closet. Building has on site super, garage parking, common laundry, and elevator. Minutes to public transportation and the 1 train, Henry Hudson Parkway & other major highways, Enjoy in walking distance amenities such as Van Cortlandt Park, Broadway Diner, and nearby Shops &...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Starter Home
Many first-time homebuyers face the choice between a starter home and a forever home. Every situation is unique but there are some key advantages to starter homes that exist across the board. Here we’ll go over the major reasons you might want to consider getting a starter home. Lower Price Starter homes are smaller and often in less...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
5 Simple Smart Home Upgrades You Can DIY
Photo by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels You don't have to be a digital genius to implement smart technology into your home. In fact, the majority of devices on the market are designed to be installation-friendly. Making these additions to your home can make daily tasks easier, and can actually net you monetary returns. We'll look at five that...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
DIY Cement Planter Guide
If you’re looking for a DIY project to make something you can use both indoors and outdoors, try making a cement planter. The process for creating your own is simple and only needs a few basic tools and materials. With your finished planter you can enjoy the benefits of container planting either in the yard or inside the...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
What You’ll Wish You Knew
Photo by GaudiLab via Shutterstock In the rush and excitement to find the perfect home and make it yours, there are some things best learned beforehand rather than through hindsight. Here are some suggestions from first-time homebuyers that would have made the entire process less challenging. Know where you stand. If you plan to buy a home, even...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Your Guide to Bathroom-Loving Houseplants
Most popular houseplants are native to tropical climates, which might make your bathroom seem like a perfect fit. While the warmth and humidity from baths and showers is perfect for many varieties of plant, there are some other factors that come into play. Here we will go over the key things to consider when deciding what plants to...
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