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6 Important Questions to Ask Before You Start Renovating

6 Important Questions To Ask Before You Start Renovating

By Tara Mastroeni / July 20, 2020
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Renovating is not an easy process, which is why the more organized you can be going into it, the better it will be for everyone involved. To that end, below are six important questions to ask yourself before you start…

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Planning Some Home Improvements? The Dos and Don’ts You Need to Know

Planning Some Home Improvements? The Dos and Don’ts You Need to Know

By Aly Yale / June 18, 2020
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It’s a good time to improve the house. We’re staying home more than usual, we’re probably a little bored, and improving our homes can sometimes mean more in sales profits later on down the line. But upgrading your home isn’t…

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8 Affordable Kitchen Upgrades That Look Expensive

8 Affordable Kitchen Upgrades That Look Expensive

By Aly Yale / June 8, 2020
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Kitchen renovations are usually some of the best ones you can make as a homeowner. According to Remodeling Magazine, a minor kitchen remodel may result in a 77.6% ROI and more than $18,000 in added resale value when it comes…

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The 6 Best Winter Renovations and Home Improvements

By Tara Mastroeni / January 6, 2020
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There’s no denying that spring and summer are the most popular times of year to make home improvements, but if you’ve been writing winter off entirely for these projects, you’re missing out. From easier scheduling to a potential for cost…

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3 Signs a Fixer-Upper Could Be Worth It (and 5 Signs It’s a Money Pit)

By Aly Yale / June 26, 2019
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Fixer-uppers can be tempting (especially if you’re an HGTV fan). They let you get creative, put your own mark on the home and, in some cases, even make serious cash when it’s time to sell. But not all fixer-uppers are…

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How a 203(k) Loan Could Provide You with a Golden Opportunity

By Jon Clark / January 26, 2019
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There are plenty of opportunities in real estate every day. Even if you’re in the market for a home for yourself and you’re not a real estate investor, you can search through online home listings and see the potential in…

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Renovate Your Current or Future Home With a 203(k) Loan

By Jon Clark / December 15, 2018
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Have you found that perfect home in a perfect location, but it needs a lot of work? You aren’t alone. Plenty of potential homeowners find themselves in a bind when they’re searching for a home. They might have found one…

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Considering a Home Renovation? Avoid These All-Too Common Mistakes

By Aly Yale / November 29, 2018
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For many homeowners, renovations can be a smart investment. Not only do they make your home more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable for the time being, but they can also increase the property’s value and marketability when it comes time to…

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how to set a renovation budget

How to Set a Renovation Budget

By Tim Coutis / October 22, 2018
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There are two ways to go about setting a renovation budget. The first is to determine how much you can afford to spend. The second is by working backwards from the end result you want to achieve. If you’re paying…

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Buying a Fixer Upper

Buying a Fixer-Upper? 6 Common Concerns Addressed

By Aly Yale / September 11, 2018
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Buying fixer-uppers are a super popular move nowadays — especially given the rise of shows like “Flip This House” and “Fixer Upper.” Not only do fixer-upper properties usually come at a lower price than move-in ready ones, but they’re also…

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