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How to Smart-ify Your Home
August 31, 2020

How to Smart-ify Your Home

Smart technology continues to revolutionize how we live and helps us achieve better lifestyles. Now that we’re creeping up on half a year of shelter-in-place ordinances, smart technology at home is ev...


How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home
May 15, 2021

How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home

In this time of crisis, people are returning to the roots of their humanity and looking to the nostalgic pastimes of generations ago like baking sourdough bread and gardening. The home has once again ...


6 Benefits of Owning a Vacation Home
July 29, 2021

6 Benefits of Owning a Vacation Home

1. Tap into rental income Owning a second home presents the opportunity of renting it out when you’re away. And, if your second home is a great property in a desirable town, turning it into a rental...


What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home
February 7, 2020

What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home

Generalizing preferences about a generation that the Pew Research Center estimates at more than 73 million Americans is no easy task (nor do we recommend it), but we can use cultural values, character...


Are Home Warranties Worth It?
February 14, 2020

Are Home Warranties Worth It?

What’s the difference between a home warranty and home insurance? Home warranties and home insurance are not the same thing. They both are home care services, but ultimately provide different coverage...


Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home
November 23, 2020

Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home

With ever-increasing apartment rental rates and student loan payments to manage, 5 in 10 millennials consider coming up with a down payment a major barrier to owning a home. And that’s before closing ...


The Single Female Home Buyer
June 14, 2021

The Single Female Home Buyer

Single Women Bought More Homes Than Single Men Last Year At the start of 2020, single women owned more homes than single men, and that statistic only grew as the year continued. In 2020, 19% of first-...


4 Essentials to Smart Mortgage Decisions
July 6, 2020

4 Essentials to Smart Mortgage Decisions

Homeownership is a dream for many Americans, but most don’t know where to start or are crippled by fears that they’re not prepared. Getting the right mortgage for you is a big part of the homebuying p...


How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home
August 30, 2019

How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home

But no matter how much you plan for these massive price tags, it might be the little surprise expenses that hurt the most. They tend to catch many homebuyers off-guard and can add up to a significant ...