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Commonly Overlooked Items That Could Affect the Resale Value of Your Home

No homeowner wants to live in a money pit, but there are certain issues that could arise with your home that could impact the resale value of it, which in turn affects your equity. Instead of allowing your home to lose value, it’s important you are fully aware of the commonly overlooked items that couldContinue Reading …

Tips for Buying your First Home as a Couple

If you’re getting married, having a baby, or dealing with illness, you’ll find people crowding round to give you helpful advice. Strangely, although buying your first home also has a massive impact on your life, it’s a situation in which you’re likely to find yourself alone. House buying is an almost mystical subject that everybodyContinue Reading …

Take the Stress Out of Your Move with This Guide!

image source I’m not going to tell you that you can eliminate all the stress from your house move. Because you totally can’t. (If you’ve found a way then please do write in and let everyone else know how you did it.) Moving to a new home is exciting, but the actual move itself isContinue Reading …

Open House: What You Should Know Before You Open Your Door for Viewings

Setting up an open house is an excellent way to attract homebuyers who may have been unsure up to that point. The sight of an inviting sign can get many reluctant buyers to change their minds. The principle at work is no different than the one that retail store designers use to bring buyers inContinue Reading …

Views From the East Village: Where to Live and What to See

Every neighborhood in New York has its own atmosphere, and every street has a distinctive flavor. This is particularly true in the East Village, where traveling from 3rd Street to 4th Street means journeying from a haven for delicious food, vintage clothing, and raucous nightlife to a quiet residential neighborhood. The East Village is quicklyContinue Reading …

What To Do When You Are Planning On Selling Your Home

If you have made the decision to move and are now planning on selling your home, there are a few things that you need to be aware of.  Selling your home is much more than just having an open house and letting people in.  You will need to do some preparation before that open houseContinue Reading …