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Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Unless you’re a tax expert, it can be tricky to determine exactly what deductions you should take as a homeowner. And recent changes to the tax laws can affect what deductions you may be eligible for. If you just purchased…

Top 10 Red Flags When Buying a Home

Top 10 Red Flags When Buying a Home

Home sellers are required by law to make certain disclosures when selling their homes. But those disclosures may not give you the full story. Eager sellers may gloss over potential problems with the home that could become big issues for…

Tips for Living With Extended Family

Tips for Living With Extended Family

How we live has certainly changed over the last year. The pandemic has impacted the living situations of millions of Americans. While multigenerational households were less common before the pandemic, more and more people are now living with multiple generations…

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

While we can’t gaze into a crystal ball and tell you exactly what will happen with the housing market in 2021, we can certainly make some educated predictions. Real estate was one of the big winners of 2020, and experts…

2021 Interior Design Trends

2021 Interior Design Trends

Happy New Year! Can you believe 2020 is finally behind us? In the spirit of getting a fresh start, now is the perfect time to update your home’s style for 2021. As you might expect, interior design trends are taking…

Celebrating NYE at Home

Celebrating NYE at Home

It seems unthinkable, but you won’t be able to see the Times Square ball drop in person this year. That doesn’t mean that you can’t have a rockin’ New Years Eve, though. In fact, there are so many great ideas…

What Can Be Negotiated?

What Can Be Negotiated?

If you’re buying a home, then at some point you will negotiate with the seller. Obviously, the asking price is one big item that you’ll likely haggle over. But what else can be negotiated when you’re working out the deal?…

Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Make Your New House Feel Like Home

The real estate market continues to thrive despite the pandemic. Many Americans have recently taken advantage of historically low interest rates to purchase a new house. But moving during the holiday season – and during a pandemic – can take…

Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Neighbors

Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Neighbors

The holidays can be hectic – especially in a year where we’re also dealing with a pandemic. Many of us are adjusting how we’re celebrating this year. This can throw you off your normal routine and lead to forgetting some…

Vacation Homes Are In Demand

Vacation Homes Are In Demand

The pandemic has turned our working world upside down. More Americans than ever before are working remotely. And chances are, a good percentage of them will become permanent work-from-home positions. When you work from home, you can basically work from…

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

We know the holidays just aren’t going to be the same this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time while staying home. In fact, with a little creativity, 2020 may be your most memorable holiday season…

Pros and Cons of Basements

Pros and Cons of Basements

Are you a house hunter in search of more space? Since many of us are now working from home or going to school online, space is more important than ever. One way to help maximize space is to buy a…

Getting Top Dollar for Your Home This Winter

Getting Top Dollar for Your Home This Winter

Winter is typically the slowest season of the year in real estate – but not in 2020. With all the curveballs this year has thrown us, one of the biggest is the strength of the housing market. Buyers are out…

Don’t Believe These Myths About the Suburbs

Don’t Believe These Myths About the Suburbs

As a result of the pandemic, many Americans have been decamping from the city to find more space in the suburbs. They’re leaving behind the cultural opportunities and the density in favor of security and a room that can be…

How to Find Down Payment Funds Quickly

How to Find Down Payment Funds Quickly

The pandemic has had a major impact on real estate. More Americans are deciding to enter the housing market and buy their first homes. However, buying a home requires a down payment, which can be as much as 20 percent…

Great Holiday Gifts for New Homeowners

Great Holiday Gifts for New Homeowners

Raise your hand if you know someone who bought a home this year. The real estate market is hot, and it’s quite likely that someone on your shopping list is a new homeowner. What better way to celebrate their accomplishment…

Why We Are Thankful For Our Homes

Why We Are Thankful For Our Homes

This has been a year like no other. The pandemic has truly upended our lives, changed our routines, and made us miss the “before times”. But as we head into the holiday season, we think it’s important to acknowledge all…

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2021

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2021

You’ve probably heard that the housing market is doing well despite the pandemic. Are you one of the many Americans thinking about buying a home in 2021? Now is a great time to buy a house. With record-low interest rates,…