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3 Warm-weather Home Cleaning Tips

Posted on: May 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Warmer weather and more daylight hours bring renewed energy to truly enjoy your home with family and friends. Spring is a great time to get rid of the lingering grime and grit of winter to keep your clean home happening all season long. With a thorough home clean, you can create a vibrant living space for your day-to-day life, whether it’s playing with the kids, tackling your to-do list or simply relaxing. Here are three tips to help tackle some of the dirtiest places in and around your Continue Reading ...

5 Tips For Financing Your Next Home Improvement Project

Posted on: May 14, 2018 by in Blog
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Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country. While many things about renovating your home are flexible, your budget might not be. In general, not a single floorboard is laid, or a new countertop installed without money, which is why every home renovation project should begin with careful financial planning. To help homeowners with Continue Reading ...

5 Questions To Ask When Shopping for a Mortgage

Posted on: May 8, 2018 by in Blog
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Buying a home is a major financial commitment. It’s exciting, but can also be confusing and overwhelming. Choosing the best mortgage that fits your needs is an important first step and first-time homebuyers, in particular, should research the many options and know the right questions to ask. Here are some questions to ask a lender that will help you make an informed mortgage decision: 1. How much can I afford? A home affordability calculator can help you get an idea of what you may be able Continue Reading ...

Insider Tips and Tactics for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Posted on: April 26, 2018 by in Blog
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Whether you're a millennial looking to buy your first home or a boomer thinking about downsizing your empty nest, you're probably aware that it's a seller's market out there. Homes are selling at lightning speed, bidding wars are commonplace, buyers often have little to no room for negotiation and the price of those homes keeps rising. But don't worry! Just because it's a seller's market doesn't mean you can't get a good deal on the home of your dreams. Here are some insider tips and Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Checklist: What You Need To Know

Posted on: April 20, 2018 by in Blog
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  It doesn't matter if you're buying a historic house or a purchasing a relatively new apartment, a home inspection is a must. A thorough home inspection will provide you with a way to spot red-flags such as crumbling foundations or faulty appliances. This will enable you to see if it's valued correctly, and it can even help you to negotiate money off the sale price should you find issues. With so much to go over, it can be all to easy to miss things. Read on for the complete home Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection: Why Is It Important for Home Buyers and Sellers

Posted on: April 12, 2018 by in Blog
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  When it comes to buying or selling your home, there are certain requirements that you need to follow. For instance, you must disclose any significant work that needs to be done - or perhaps has been done, and you must have a home inspection. These two are the key aspects that will be asked about, along with questions regarding the age of the home, any upgrades made and what appliances/elements will be left when the house is sold. What is a home inspection? Many think that a home Continue Reading ...

10 Reasons Why You Should Get A Home Inspection Before Buying A House

Posted on: April 6, 2018 by in Blog
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Once you decide to buy a house, there are some necessary costs, such as lawyer and realtor fees, and total of these expenses may compel you looking for ways to save some money elsewhere. Here are the 10 good reasons why you should get a home inspection before buying a house. Safety first A Memphis termite inspection can easily detect safety issues such as termites, and recommend steps to eliminate them along with estimated costs. A home inspection service will also check for issues like Continue Reading ...

5 Home Inspection Tips To Follow In Memphis

Posted on: March 29, 2018 by in Blog
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Purchasing a home is a big event for most people. Because we are so seldom involved, there are many facets of the process that the average buyer is unfamiliar with. A very vital aspect of the home purchasing process is a professional home inspection. House inspections can reveal hidden mistakes that un-experienced individual would not perceive it. Sometimes inspectors discover shortcomings that could cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars to correct them. Even if you notice negligible Continue Reading ...

The Secret Places Pests Are Hiding In Your Home

Posted on: March 21, 2018 by in Blog
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Pests can be hiding just about everywhere — whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the unexpected, “secret” places pests can be hiding. Sinks and drains One often overlooked area is the kitchen sink. When not properly sanitized, drains can become a breeding ground for pests like cockroaches, drain beetles and fruit flies. Cockroaches are Continue Reading ...

House Hunting? Use This Handy Checklist Before You Make The Offer

Posted on: March 14, 2018 by in Blog
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House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the "must have" boxes — appearance, size, price, location — it’s easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, it’s smart to take a deeper look at the overall structure and its systems, just to make sure warning signs of major and costly problems are not hiding in plain sight. If the house holds more issues than your budget Continue Reading ...

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