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Flowers you can plant in your garden this spring

Flowers you can plant in your garden this spring

The weather remains inconsistent. While it’s not in full-time spring mode quite yet, the warmer months of spring and summer will soon stick around a while. As you plan for more sunshine and time outdoors, here are some cool ideas for what type of flowers and plants...

Your offer to buy home is accepted — now what?

Your offer to buy home is accepted — now what?

The road to homeownership can be long and sometimes bumpy. With each milestone in the rearview mirror, homebuyers gain confidence and optimism about the prospect of homeownership. When your offer to buy a home is accepted, you will feel like you’re on top of the...

5 spring-inspired projects to boost home curb appeal

5 spring-inspired projects to boost home curb appeal

The spring season is upon us. In a blink of an eye, the season will give way to warmer temperatures, BBQs, gardening and all types of outdoor fun. Your home can also partake in this seasonal bliss. With the following budget-friendly DIY projects you can maximize your...

Simple ways to boost your home’s energy efficiency this spring

Simple ways to boost your home’s energy efficiency this spring

Getting your home to hum and run more smoothly pays off in more than one way. Homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient can reduce their utility costs and also help protect the planet. Easy-to-use home technology makes it possible to conveniently cut back...

What title companies do during homebuying process

What title companies do during homebuying process

Buying a home is a complex process. Homebuyers will interact with real estate agents, loan officers, home inspectors, appraisal experts and other professionals throughout the homebuying process. One of the more quizzical steps for some homebuyers can be the last one....

Money-saving tips to conquer 2022 real estate market

Money-saving tips to conquer 2022 real estate market

Let’s be honest: The real estate market remains highly competitive. Many future homeowners stayed on the sidelines in 2021 hoping for better timing in 2022. Today, as the economy continues to recover and the market remains active, it’s understandable for consumers to...

What you should know about FHA mortgage loan

What you should know about FHA mortgage loan

Buying a home can be challenging, especially as buyer demand and rising home prices drive today’s real estate market. For many, homebuying would not be attainable without the assistance of a government-backed Federal Housing Administration mortgage loan program....

Things that hurt your credit score

Things that hurt your credit score

A journey toward homeownership has many beginnings. For many it starts with a dream. Then, comes the planning. As you prepare for this exciting life event, it’s important to do everything you can to strengthen your financial profile. This includes working on your...

Tips for first-time and millennial homebuyers

Tips for first-time and millennial homebuyers

Millennials have a special connection with the real estate market. After a slow start when millennials reached homebuying age, they now rank as the most active generation in homebuying. According to the National Association of Realtors, millennial buyers have led the...