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You’ve likely spent a lot of time in your home over the last two years — and it’s starting to show. Certain fixtures and décor elements are looking more shabby than chic, so you want to make updates. The only problem is, that you don’t have the budget for a massive overhaul.Thankfully, you can ma...
07/22/2022
In the US, the number of existing homes sold has decreased in the past years. Although, according to Statista, the sales activity is expected to increase in 2023, making house transactions reach high values again. Curiously, the pandemic affected housing marketing in a not-so-negative way, as peo...
07/15/2022
If you are thinking seriously about buying a home, you have probably heard that you are going to incur closing costs. These are costs you must pay when you close on your mortgage loan and take ownership of your home. They often add up to around 2% to 5% of your home’s value, so they can be quite ...
07/08/2022
Trying to buy a home right now is no joke. Most properties receive multiple offers, with some buyers willing to eat the difference between what they pay and what a property is worth. If you rightly view a home purchase as a business transaction, do not give up hope. It is possible to pay a fair p...
06/02/2022
1. A nearby StarbucksYou can’t control when a new Starbucks coffee shop will open within your ZIP code. But each time one does, it stands to boost your home value, according to a study from Harvard Business School.The addition of one Starbucks in a neighborhood within a given year is associated w...
05/19/2022
 Budget ideas to transform your outdoor living space into a beautiful (and fun) retreat.Americans are putting their own spin on the Scandinavian passion for open-air living–friluftsliv. We’re not just doing things outside as much as possible. We’re expanding our indoor living space to the outdoor...
04/29/2022
If you envision your future summers filled with sunset happy hours over the glittering water, sun-soaked days on the boat, and an open door for friends and family, creating a plan to purchase a lake house is the first step. There are many factors to consider from the location, size, water quality...
02/24/2022
If you’re feeling inspired to give your home a refresh in the new year but aren’t sure where to start, familiarize yourself with the most anticipated trends for the upcoming year. Whether you incorporate a few or many, these must-have home design trends will keep your home feeling fresh and relev...
01/13/2022
When planning renovations, homeowners usually focus on how changes will make a house safer, more comfortable, and more convenient. They generally give less thought to how those upgrades might affect their homeowner's insurance premiums. If you’re thinking about renovating your house, your insuran...
11/11/2021
If you’re in the market to sell your high-end home, it’s likely you already have a real estate broker who specializes in the luxury market. Selling a luxury home is a bit of a different experience than selling a mid-range home. It’s a process in which your broker will be well-versed; however, you...
11/04/2021