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What Not to Do as a New Homeowner

Avoid these easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time. You’ve finally settled into your new home. You’re hanging pictures and pinning ideas for your favorite bath.  But in all your excitement, are you missing something? Now that you’re a bonafide homeowner … Continue reading

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7 Home Improvement Ideas That Stretch Your Dollars the Most

Enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the best price tomorrow. When it comes to home improvement ideas, some are more financially savvy than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important … Continue reading

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4 Smart Home Devices

4 Smart Home Devices: Which Are Right for Your Home? Smart home devices can be clever choices for your home and your budget. When you’re not home, little doubts can plague you. Did I lock the door? Did I leave … Continue reading

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Are Closing Costs Deductible?

The answer to whether closing costs are tax deductible — or mortgage interest and property taxes for that matter — is often maddeningly, “It depends.” Basically, you’ll want to itemize if you have deductions totaling more than the standard deduction, … Continue reading

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Making the Best of your Yard in Winter

Spending time outdoors at the height of the pandemic was a way to get fresh air, exercise safely, and expand living quarters. Now, nearing two years later, an outdoor retreat has become even more sought after, causing homeowners and design … Continue reading

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What’s Trending in Kitchens for 2022?

The kitchen became an even more significant heart of the home during the pandemic as the focal point for gathering, working, entertaining, and, of course, cooking, says Joe Fava, CEO of Fava Design Group in Miami. Now, homeowners are putting … Continue reading

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8 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!) But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d use. But you knew that moving in, and now you’re ready to … Continue reading

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3 Brilliant Hacks to Make Snow Shoveling Less Miserable

If you’re a homeowner in a snowy climate, chances are good you rue the winter: All that snow has to go somewhere, and it’s not getting there itself. Cue the snow shovel. Barring a move to a snow-free state or … Continue reading

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5 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in January

Whew. The holidays are done. The new year has rung in. That’s when smart homeowners know it’s time to do these five things that’ll save time, money, and hassles all year long. #1 Organize Your Seasonal Storage Space Packing away … Continue reading

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