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Packing for a Last Minute Move

Packing for a Last Minute Move

The ideal amount of time to prepare for a big move is two to three months. Having up to 12 weeks gives you plenty of time to organize, make all your arrangements and pack. But sometimes circumstances don’t allow for the luxury of  “enough time.” If you’re about to embark on a last-minute move, don’t…Read More »

What to Let Go of Before You Move

What to Let Go of Before You Move

Let’s face it – things have a tendency to accumulate. And if you’ve been living in the same place for more than a few years, chances are you’ve collected items you no longer use. But if you’re relocating, transporting those unused items will cost you time, energy and money. It’s worth it to unload those…Read More »

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

If you’re shopping for a home loan, you know that your credit score helps to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and at what rate. The better your score, the more favorable your terms will be. But do you know everything that goes into calculating your score? Here are some of the things…Read More »

Moving During the School Year

Moving During the School Year

Moving during the school year is not an ideal situation. But sometimes it cannot be avoided – for instance, if you’ve had a job change. While relocating during the school year can be disruptive, there are steps you can take to smooth the process. In fact, most kids who move while school is in session…Read More »

How to Relax When Buying a Home

How to Relax When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be stressful! From collecting all your financial documents to making it through the inspection process, so much can happen to cause anxiety before closing day. It’s enough to make even the most relaxed person feel tense. If you’re starting to feel the crunch, here are some great strategies for coping with…Read More »

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen online, you should keep in mind that those pictures may not tell the whole story. Here’s…Read More »

Get Organized for Your Home Sale

Get Organized for Your Home Sale

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, it’s time to get organized. Selling your home is a big undertaking, and you can help yourself in the long run if you get organized beforehand. Here are our best tips for what you need to get together before putting your home on the market. Organize your…Read More »

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

A crucial step in any home sale is the inspection. A home inspection allows buyers to have a good understanding of what is or is not in good shape with the property they are about to purchase. A professional home inspector will visually inspect the major systems of the home and provide a written report…Read More »

Buying a Vacation Home

Buying a Vacation Home

Do you dream of lazy summer afternoons spent admiring ocean views from your veranda? Or maybe you love the idea of snuggling by your own fireplace after hitting the slopes all afternoon. It may finally be time for you to buy that vacation home you’ve been dreaming about for so long. However, as with any…Read More »

Buying a Home in the Summer

Buying a Home in the Summer

In you’re in the market for a new home, you’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy. That’s when you’ll find the largest inventory of homes for sale. On the flip side, you’ll also have more competition from other motivated buyers. If you’re gearing up for your summer home search,…Read More »