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6 Important Things to Do Once You Move into Your New Home

6 Important Things to Do Once You Move into Your New Home

By Tara Mastroeni / March 15, 2021
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There’s no getting around the fact that there’s a lot to do when you move. Too often, immediate moving tasks take precedence and some crucial changes get forgotten in the process. With that in mind, here are six important things…

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Buying a House in a Vacation Town? Read This First

Buying a House in a Vacation Town? Read This First

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2020
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Interest in vacation-area real estate is picking up.  According to a report from Zillow, pending sales in well-known vacation markets are up 30% over last year. Whether that’s due to more remote work arrangements, desire for a change of scenery,…

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home

By Aly Yale / October 21, 2020
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Home construction has picked up steam in recent months, and experts largely expect that continue.  Fannie Mae, for example, predicts that housing starts will jump by 6.7% in 2021. The Mortgage Bankers Associations also sees strong single-family construction numbers for…

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escrow and the role it plays in the home buying process

Escrow and the Role It Plays in the Home Buying Process

By Tara Mastroeni / May 7, 2020
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If you’re buying a home, you’ve probably heard your real estate agent mention the term “escrow.” However, you may be wondering, “What is escrow — and what role does it play in the home buying process?” In that case, you’re…

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7 Tips When Buying New Construction

By Aly Yale / March 18, 2019
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Who doesn’t want to buy a brand new home? They’re clean, up-to-date and, many times, even fully customized to your own unique needs and preferences. But buying new construction isn’t as easy as picking a floor plan and then moving…

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7 Common Fears of First-Time Homebuyers (and How to Get Over Them)

By Tim Coutis / October 31, 2018
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Let’s face it: You don’t buy a house everyday. And, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, the home buying process can be a bit overwhelming. There’s nothing to be afraid of, though. Here are some of the common fears first-time homebuyers…

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Looking to Buy a Brand New Home?

By Mary Mack / April 15, 2018
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If you have your eye on a brand new home and want to be the first person to ever cross that threshold, we have some tips for you. Learn what to look for when buying a newly constructed home. Get…

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