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By Brooke Chaplan If you're looking to enhance the value of your home, one of the easiest and most affordable upgrades you can make is to install new windows. Older windows could make your home appear out-of-date and raise questions about their ability to insulate the home's interior. Related: 4 Energy-Efficient Window Treatments New windows are available in many...

By Brentnie Daggett Climate change and environmental issues aren't going away anytime soon, so many of us are considering how we can contribute to positive change. Living an environmentally-conscious lifestyle will not only reduce your carbon footprint, but can save you money in the long run. Related: Top 7 Eco-Friendly Amenities for Your Home
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The real estate markets have been slowly recovering after the economy took a hit in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic. There was always one piece of the puzzle, however, that lagged behind, and that was inventory—an already-existing challenge that was worsened by the health crisis. According to realtor.com®'s recently released Weekly Recovery Report,...

By Meghan Belnap Investing in real estate is a wise decision that can often help you enjoy a relaxing and full retirement. To ensure you purchase the best real estate, though, you need to know what qualities make for a good investment property. Related: Where to Buy Real Estate for Higher Value Investments
While any property can ultimately turn out to be a...

By Meghan Belnap Making potential buyers comfortable during an open house is one way to improve your odds of getting a bid. The right setting can make all the difference in how people perceive the property. Related: 4 Easy Staging Tips You Haven’t Thought About
Here are four excellent ways to ensure people feel welcome on open house day: Make It Feel Comfortable Having...

By Brooke Chaplan When it comes time to purchase a new roof for your home, you may consider price as the main deciding factor in the materials that you choose. There are many different types of shingles and knowing the benefits of each will help you to determine what's right for your house. Related: 4 Signs That Pests Are Wrecking Your Roofing
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By Meghan Belnap When buying a home, one of the biggest challenges is finding a selection of quality houses to choose from. Since homes can vary dramatically, even those that are in the same neighborhood, it's important to have a method to separate the good houses from the best houses. Related: Top Cities With the Most Millennial Homebuyers Fortunately, whether you're...

By Emily Harper Theft in the workplace has always been a problem in the U.S. Many brokers and other business owners look to practical yet effective solutions to reduce theft at their place of work. Workplace theft has increased in recent years, and now that many businesses have provided work-from-home options, the chances increase for external theft such as break-ins. Related:...

By Anita Ginsburg When planning to buy a home, you'll probably work with a real estate agent to prepare your property to sell and to do online views and walk-throughs of new homes. A knowledgeable REALTOR® can answer questions and help you find listings of interest that fit your needs and budget. Your agent can also point out strengths and weaknesses of various...

By Reese Stewart Florida is the boating and fishing capital of the U.S. It's also home to white sandy beaches, palm trees swaying in the wind and golf courses by the dozen. In 2019, the state's economist estimated that more than 900 new residents each day took advantage of the beautiful weather and affordable lifestyle. That was before COVID-19 drastically changed...