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Posted on 07/13/2020
Mortgage Penalties: Prepayment
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
A Sense of the Enduring: Working With Pantone's Color of the Year
Photo by SHOP SLO® on Unsplash The Pantone Color Institute has a certain knack. The design company gets a feel for the mood of the year to come, and shapes design trends to match it. It takes cues from new kinds of materials we use. It considers our social media platforms, upcoming sports events and the sights and...
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Posted on 06/29/2020
Note Worthy Real Estate Trends in 2020
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay As 2019 draws to a close, people aren't just turning the page on a new year but also a new decade. With a new decade comes new trends in the real estate industry. The 2010s were a time of drastic shifts in the real estate market. This new decade is sure to...
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Posted on 06/22/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House?
The amount of money you will need to ensure you can purchase a house varies based on a number of factors. For example, if you want to purchase a house in a big city, you may need to save more money than you likely would require to buy a residence in a small town. Meanwhile, your decision to choose...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
Should You Try to Negotiate with a Home Seller?
For those who want to buy a home, it generally is a good idea to remain open to negotiating with a seller. That way, you can acquire your dream residence without delay. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline a negotiation with a home seller. 1. Be Flexible There is no telling how a...
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Posted on 06/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 132 Elm Avenue, Antrim, NH 03440
Extremely well-maintained country farmhouse with huge barn with walk-out the back into a field for horses. Mountain views from your kitchen window! For those looking to keep it all in the family, know that the frontage is long on both sides of the road & well protected. 25 acres across 2 lots of record. Total privacy from encroachment. Sold at $485,000 on Two (2) lots of record totaling 25 acres including well painted house, sizable kitchen & master with walk-in closet and ensuite bath. Two 3-car garages, gazebo, 9-10 foot deep indoor swimming pool in 100% operable and clean condition. Dry heat sauna and 6-stall barn, 3-story barn,...
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Posted on 06/08/2020
DIY: Create A Pet Haven in Your Home
Photo by Ilona Krijgsman via Pixabay Whether you own a cat, dog, reptile, or another animal, these critters are members of the family. But with cramped spaces and home layouts that aren’t very focused on the comfort and safety of your pets, you may need to make some modifications to make your home more pet-friendly. And given how...
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Posted on 06/01/2020
Tips for Using Pantone's Classic Blue
Photo by Hutomo Abrianto on Unsplash Sky at dusk is how Pantone describes classic blue, their 2020 color of the year. Restful and tranquil, a bold color such as classic blue gives the eye a place to rest as it travels around a space, which makes it ideal for accent items such as throw pillows, wall art or...
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Posted on 05/25/2020
Kitchen Trends for Outdoor Spaces
Image by toddpharistx from Pixabay If you’ve been thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your luxury home, it is a good time to start planning. Outdoor kitchens offer a great place to prepare and enjoy meals outdoors when the weather is pleasant. You’ll find that there are many options and features available to build out the perfect...
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Posted on 05/18/2020
How Real Estate Zoning Can Impact Your Buying Decision
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Most home shoppers do not think about how the property they are considering is zoned. However, depending on certain circumstances, it may prove beneficial to check into zoning restrictions before you purchase a home. First, some homes are built in areas where there is mixed zoning — residential and commercial — which could...
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Posted on 05/11/2020
What's the Difference Between Prequalified and Preapproved?
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, odds are you’ve thrown the words “prequalified” and “preapproved” interchangeably. However, when it comes to home loans, there are some very important differences between the two. For buyers hoping to purchase a home with a few missteps and misunderstandings as possible, it’s vital to understand the procedures involved in acquiring financing for a home....
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Financing Options for Land Purchases
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay You’ve decided it’s time to build the dream house you’ve always wanted. An exciting time! Prior to hiring builders to construct your home, it’s critical to understand the financials involved before you start the planning process. Securing funding for land is different than obtaining a traditional home mortgage. For starters,...
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