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Posted on 11/29/2021
Real Estate Investment Guide: 1031 Exchanges
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” are terms you may have encountered in the real estate world. While the name might make it sound like a tax form, it actually refers to an entire type of business transaction. If you are interested in buying or selling investment property, it’s important to understand what...
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Posted on 11/26/2021
BALTIMORE, MD Real Estate Market Update 11/26/2021
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Posted on 11/22/2021
How to Get Your Pet Used to Their New Home
Photo by Zen Chung from Pexels As true creatures of habit, dogs and cats are not particularly fond of moving to a new home. There’s no good way to explain it to them either, leaving them feeling a bit shaken up until everyone gets settled in. Thankfully, you can ease their distress and help them feel cozy in...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
6 Brilliant Ways to Add Key Design Elements to Your Bedroom
Image by Burst via Pexels Bedrooms offer a great opportunity to create cozy and relaxing sleep environments while incorporating different style elements. The bedrooms in your home don’t need to have the same style overall, so feel free to use different designs in each one. Whether you want an airy, mostly white bedroom or a bedroom with some...
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Posted on 11/08/2021
5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home's Exterior
Whether you are putting your house on the market or just need a new look, there are plenty of exterior renovation projects you can handle yourself. The best part is that most of them are budget-friendly and easy to DIY. Here are some of the most affordable DIY projects to renovate your home’s exterior: Add a Path or...
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Posted on 11/01/2021
Selling Your Home as an Investment Property
Photo by fran hogan on Unsplash If you’re a homeowner considering selling your home as an investment property, timing is important. From a financial perspective, just as you probably bought strategically, you want to sell strategically too. The trick is knowing when the right time arrives. Here are four common metrics people use to determine when it's time...
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Posted on 10/27/2021
BALTIMORE, MD Real Estate Market Update 10/27/2021
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Posted on 10/25/2021
Building a Home? Know Your Basic Loan Options
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay When you're dreaming of moving into a new home, you envision every detail. But before you can make this dream home a reality, you need to consider the best way to finance it. Here are a few basic home loan types to consider. FHA Loans Homeownership can be the gateway...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
How to Install or Replace Insulation
Image by mnplatypus from Pixabay Proper insulation not only helps you save on your energy bills. It reduces your energy impact on the environment and may create a great selling point for your home when the time comes. But knowing were to insulate an existing home can be a project. Here's what you need to know. How to...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Top Reasons Not to Skip a Home Inspection
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
No Pots, No Problem: 3 Ways to Make Your Own Planters From Everyday Items
For plant lovers, there never seem to be enough pots and planters to go around. There are countless options available to buy, but buying a new one every time you need it becomes costly and inconvenient. The good news is that there are plenty of items you might already have around the house you can use for your...
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