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Getting ready for a move is a stressful enough situation. Moving out of state brings with it extra issues you need to deal with. Things can start to get complicated when you're making a long-distance move, so here is a moving checklist to help you prepare: Hiring Movers You'll need to be careful when choosing the right moving company to use. It's an expensive cost...

By Meghan Belnap Putting an older home on the market has its own particular challenges. While many buyers prefer a newer home, there are many who appreciate older architecture. Related: Why You Need to Update Your Home Before Listing It Here are a handful of ways that you can make your older home look fresh in order to get a better sale price. Pay Attention to Landscaping Your...

By Brentnie Daggett Spring is here, and we aren't the only ones excited for longer days and warmer weather. Spring also means small animals, vermin and other pests are out and looking for food (and maybe some warmth on those cooler nights). It's time to take preventative measures and implement some pest control strategies to avoid unwelcome guests in your home. Related:...

By Anita Ginsburg Being a homeowner means taking on a lot of responsibility, which includes ensuring your family remains safe and secure while in your home. This requires taking steps to stop burglars and other intruders from breaking into your property. Related: 6 Things Professional Burglars Don't Want You to Know Burglars are most active during the summer and,...

By Anica Oaks Gauging a potential fixer-upper is a complicated undertaking that requires experience, knowledge and good judgment to know the difference between a serious fault and a cosmetic flaw. Related: 10 Easy Improvements to Make on Your Fixer Upper There are many different things that you should look at and consider when buying a fixer-upper; however, there...

By Brooke Chaplan One of the first things that people notice about a home is its front lawn, which adds to a property's curb appeal. A well-kept yard with tasteful design elements can attract buyers if your home is on the market or make it more enjoyable for you and your family. Related: Quick and Easy Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal Here are some ideas to...

By Meghan Belnap Building a dream home from the ground up is one of the most exciting things that you can do, but you need to be sure you're investing your money in the right places. Related: What REALTORS® Need to Know Before Recommending Custom Home-Building With a little bit of planning and research, your new home will be the perfect blend of form and function....

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...