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EASY TIPS FOR AN EASY MOVE

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Moving is an exhausting and stressful experience, but it’s often one that is unavoidable. Yet, there are ways to make your move less hectic. With some planning, you’ll be on your way to an easy move.   Plan Ahead for an Easy Move   Moving is unpredictable, but there are ways you can prepare for. If you can, start planning …

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BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME WITH THESE QUICK TIPS

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There’s no place like home, so why not make home the most beautiful and cozy place it can be? Let’s dive into some techniques that can help you showcase the best features of every room in your house. Just a touch of color, texture, and personality can transform your home into something new. Beautify your home with these quick tips: …

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YOU NEED A REALTOR FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION

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Are you ready to buy a home and considering a new build? You need a Realtor for new construction. It may seem like an easy enough process. Who wouldn’t want to make the decisions on exactly how they would want their dream home to be? However, there is a lot of risk when it comes to new construction. Unfortunately, building …

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HOME BUYING FOR SENIORS: HOW TO FIND A HOME THAT MAKES YOU HAPPY

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If you’re a senior in the market for a new home, the process is, in many ways, the same as it is for anyone else. Whether you’re downsizing, moving closer to family, or buying for any other reason, you should be able to get a mortgage as long as you qualify financially. However, just like with everyone else, it can …

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REMODELING YOUR KITCHEN WITH STYLE

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When renovating our home, the first place that most of us would start is the kitchen. It’s one of the most important rooms in the house, used for eating, entertaining, and spending some quality time with the family. Out of all of the changes that you can make to your home, a kitchen remodel is likely to give you the biggest return …

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ENSURING YOUR NEW HOME IS PET FRIENDLY

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Is your new home pet friendly? U.S. pet ownership is at a high, with around 73% owning dogs and 49% owning cats. Of course, if you were to add the potpourri of additional pets into the picture (rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and other cute critters) this number would be substantially more! If you have just bought a home and you are worried about safety …

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DOWNSIZING TO A SMALLER HOME: TIPS FOR SENIORS

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Downsizing to a smaller home is a big undertaking, but for many seniors, it’s absolutely necessary. Not only can a downsize help save money every month when it comes to utility bills, cleaning and upkeep, it can help prevent falls and injuries by providing a smaller space to move around in. If you or your spouse/partner have health or mobility …

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5 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN RELOCATING TO BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA

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Are you thinking about relocating to Birmingham Alabama? Frequently called “The Magic City” because it seemed to appear out of nowhere in the 1800s and grow into a thriving metropolitan area, Birmingham is a fantastic place to build a life. Over the years, Birmingham has attracted visitors and relocators alike, thanks to the delightful restaurant scene, friendly people, and exceptional …

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GET THE BEST LISTING PHOTOS FOR YOUR HOME

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If you want to get the best listing photos for your home, you need to prepare your house before the photographer is scheduled. Professional photographers are hired to highlight the most appealing aspects of a home, but they can only photograph what is there. They do not move things around, stage rooms, or remove trash. It is up to the …

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CLEANING TIPS 101 BEFORE LISTING A HOME

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Before you list your home for sale, you’ll want to use this checklist of cleaning tips to ensure a sparkling home for prospective buyers. A dirty house isn’t appealing. You won’t get a good offer, if  your home is not in top shape for marketing photos or home buyers touring the property. Here are the top cleaning tips to get …