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Home Investing: Your First Steps
Posted on 01/26/2020
Home Investing: Your First Steps
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Add Finesse with Flooring
Posted on 01/19/2020
Add Finesse with Flooring
Are you looking for some new and unique flooring options for your home? Check out this list of artistic, eye-catching and unique flooring options from around the globe. Roman Tile Floor The most luxurious homes during the Golden Age of Rome boasted floors that were a fantastic work of art. Tiny colored tiles were created with meticulous care...
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Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
Adding Efficiency to an Older Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Create Unique Wall Art with Your Photos
Posted on 01/05/2020
Create Unique Wall Art with Your Photos
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay With so many pictures stored away on digital devices, we forget how enjoyable images of children, friends and memorable experiences in our living space can be. Selecting several of your more meaningful photos for a photo showcase adds character to your home and demonstrates that you value family, connection and staying active. On...
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Tips for Buyers: Plan for a House Showing
Posted on 12/29/2019
Tips for Buyers: Plan for a House Showing
A home showing is a key part of the property buying journey. As such, it helps to plan ahead for a house showing as much as possible. Because if you enter a home showing with a plan in place, you can use this event to help you determine whether a residence is right for you. Now, let's take a...
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Are There Property Buying Shortcuts That Actually Work?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Are There Property Buying Shortcuts That Actually Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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Review Your Home Selling Options
Posted on 12/15/2019
Review Your Home Selling Options
When it comes to selling a house, there is no need to make rash decisions. Instead, you should review your home selling options closely so you can make informed choices time and time again. There are many factors to consider as you review your home selling plans, and these include: 1. Your Home's Condition How your home looks to...
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Another Property Sold - 13 Midland Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
Posted on 12/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 13 Midland Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
So much potential in this lovely pre-war home! Originally a 1-family home and legally converted to a 2-family, this home can be an investment property, owner-occupied, or converted back into a grand 1-family. The large front yard and expansive front porch offer great curb appeal. Many original features remain intact, such as the beamed ceiling and wood-burning fireplace in the first-floor living room, built-ins in the first-floor formal dining room, kitchen pantry, lovely staircase, and gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. A 2-car garage plus large multi-car driveway provide plenty of parking for tenants and owners alike. The...
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Home Buying Etiquette: How to Prepare for a Showing
Posted on 12/08/2019
Home Buying Etiquette: How to Prepare for a Showing
When you’re shopping for a home, it’s essential to find a balance between being respectful of the owner’s privacy and being open enough that you ask the right questions and find out what you need to know about the home.In today’s post, I’m going to cover all of the etiquette and best practices when it comes to viewing someone’s...
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Another Property Rented - 25 Rockledge Avenue #602, White Plains, NY 10601
Posted on 12/06/2019
Another Property Rented - 25 Rockledge Avenue #602, White Plains, NY 10601
Luxury gated complex, easy walk to RR & downtown restaurants, theaters & shopping. Freshly painted & beautifully updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath, laundry on floor, terrace, 2 outdoor unassigned parking spaces, use of gym & outdoor heated pool, all at no extra charge. 1 garage space available for additional...
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Should You Set a Deadline for Selling Your House?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Should You Set a Deadline for Selling Your House?
You likely aspire to sell your house as quickly as possible. However, you may not need to set a deadline for selling your residence to achieve your desired result. In fact, there are lots of things you can do to speed up the home selling journey, including: 1. Boost Your House's Curb Appeal A home that boasts amazing curb...
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FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Posted on 11/24/2019
FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Photo by Alexander Stein via Pixabay When it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with...
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