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With all the unsettling news being broadcast daily and the barrage of warnings from public officials, one thing that's inarguable is the fact that social distancing works. It's now clear that to fight the current pandemic that is gripping not only this country, but the entire world, the masses are staying home. And with the vast majority of your clients and prospective...

By Kara Masterson Although beachfront property is always in demand, living near the coast means there are a number of maintenance and upkeep issues that'll need to be addressed in order to ensure a successful sale. You may find a home that is within your budget, but it may mean that you'll have to give it some love and care. Related: These Cities Have the Highest...

By Lizzie Weakley Investing in and buying a new home is a major milestone in most people's lives. When you make the decision to move forward with purchasing a home as your family grows, it's important to find a REALTOR® that you can trust and rely on when it comes time to make an offer. Related: Looking to Buy Your First Home? Settle These Things First With a bit...

By Brooke Chaplan Collectively, your roof and siding form the outermost layer of your home. This means that they're exposed to a variety of harsh conditions and extreme weather. Despite these punishing conditions, your roof and siding must be able to maintain a high level of protection to keep the other elements of your home safe from water damage. Related: What's...

By Brentnie Daggett As a homeowner, you have to maintain, renovate or remodel your property at some point in time. If you're a real estate investor or landlord, it is absolutely critical to take certain steps in order to protect your investment. In some cases, repairs or renovations will be needed immediately, despite the cost—especially if you have tenants in...

By Meghan Belnap Mold is a common cause of outdoor allergies, but it can also pose a health hazard inside your home. Allergies and asthma can be triggered by mold, and mold can also worsen respiratory diseases and cause illness in young children, the elderly and immunocompromised individuals. Related: 4 Home Maintenance Projects You Should Tackle This Spring How...

By Anita Ginsburg No matter what steps you take to protect your roof, this part of your home will likely need to be repaired over the course of your living in your home. Related: 3 Things You Didn't Know Could Cause Damage to Your Roof Most roof repairs should be relatively easy to carry out as long as you catch the damage early and hire a professional. Here are...

By Kara Masterson Choosing the right neighborhood is a concern that no prospective homeowner can ignore. From commute times to safety and security, knowing what to look for can make selecting the best neighborhood far simpler. Related: Neighborhood Amenities to Look Into Before Purchasing a Home Consider the following issues before choosing the right neighborhood...

By Brooke Chaplan If you've decided to place your home on the market, you likely want it to sell as quickly as possible. Partially, this is for your own convenience. More importantly, though, the longer that a house sits on the market, the lower its final price tends to be. Therefore, before you list your home, you need to be sure it's ready to attract as much attention...

By Wendy Dessler Most people take great pride in making their home more appealing, and homeowners can spend hundreds or thousands each year on improvements and alterations. One of the main things to consider when choosing an improvement project is how much value it could potentially add to your residence. You also need to think about the overall cost of the project. Related:...