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5 Fun Summer Learning Activities

5 Fun Summer Learning Activities

By Aly Yale / July 19, 2021
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Your kids’ education doesn’t have to stop once school lets out for the summer.  In fact, summer is the perfect time to further skills that typically aren’t taught in the traditional classroom setting — life skills they’ll need later on…

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4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

By Tara Mastroeni / July 14, 2021
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Buying a home is one of the biggest financial milestones of a person’s life. However, getting the keys comes with a lot of expense and added responsibility. In light of that, we’ve brought you four habits of a financially fit…

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Grilling Tips for Beginners: How to Cook on the Grill

Grilling Tips for Beginners: How to Cook on the Grill

By Aly Yale / July 12, 2021
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Summer’s full of opportunities to grill. There’s Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th, and, of course, all those pool parties and family get-togethers.  The cuisine options are endless, too. Cook up hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, steak, or chicken, or opt…

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9 Healthy Dessert Recipes Your Kids Will Love to Snack on This Summer

9 Healthy Dessert Recipes Your Kids Will Love to Snack on This Summer

By Tara Mastroeni / July 9, 2021
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There’s no denying that almost every kid loves dessert. However, it’s also true that parents often want to do their best to make after-dinner treats as healthy as possible. In light of that, we’ve brought you nine healthy dessert recipes…

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15 Ways to Stay Cool Without a Pool

15 Ways to Stay Cool Without a Pool

By Aly Yale / July 2, 2021
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The weather’s heating up, and for those lucky homeowners with a pool, it means endless days spent lounging in the water, splishing, splashing, and keeping cool. But for those of us sans swimming pool, we have to get a bit…

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Considering Selling to an iBuyer? 3 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Right Now

Considering Selling to an iBuyer? 3 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Right Now

By Aly Yale / June 30, 2021
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Selling to an iBuyer like Opendoor or Offerpad can be pretty tempting. There’s no staging or marketing your home, you don’t have to make costly repairs, and there’s no one traipsing through your house or combing through your closets either.…

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10 Delectable Fourth of July Party Recipes

10 Delectable Fourth of July Party Recipes

By Tara Mastroeni / June 25, 2021
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Fourth of July is right around the corner and that means that summer is officially underway. While we had to stay separated last year, this year is different. We can gather once again! If you’re planning on kicking off the…

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Have Student Loans? It's About to Be Easier to Get a Mortgage

Have Student Loans? It’s About to Be Easier to Get a Mortgage

By Aly Yale / June 23, 2021
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If you have student loans and are planning to buy a home or refinance soon, then take note: It’s about to get slightly easier — at least with FHA loans. Last week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

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Consider These Important Issues Before Listing Your Home on Airbnb

Consider These Important Issues Before Listing Your Home on Airbnb

By Aly Yale / June 21, 2021
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Listing all — or even just part — of your home on Airbnb or other similar platforms can be a great way to make some extra cash.  But don’t let those money signs cloud your judgment: Operating a successful short-term…

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4 Risks of Waiving Your Home Inspection

4 Risks of Waiving Your Home Inspection

By Aly Yale / June 16, 2021
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In today’s red-hot housing market, competition is stiff. About two-thirds of all buyers find themselves in a bidding war, and with for-sale listings in such low supply, many are willing to pull out all the stops just to win a…

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