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Debunking Millennial Homebuying Myths

The following is a guest article by Kris Lindhal in which he debunks millennial homebuying myths. Enjoy! We've seen the statistics that home ownership hit the lowest point in almost 50 years in 2016. We've also heard stories that the…
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Easements — What You Should Know About Your Property Rights

Are you planning to add on to your house, buy a home or build one? If so, it’s vital to know the easements on your property. Why? Because the two-story addition you’ve paid tens of thousands of dollars to complete may…
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Lot Lines: What Are They and Why Do They Matter During a Home Renovation?

Pro tip: While “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” is a hilarious improv show, it’s not so funny when it becomes an accurate caption for your home renovation project. Let’s be real, no one wants to get bogged down in the…
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How The U.S. Election Could Impact the Home Buying Process

I try not to get too political, especially on my blog, because I focus on the aspects of buying, improving, and selling a home. The trouble is, there’s a lot riding on the 2016 presidential election. Letting the wrong candidate stroll…
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5 Tips for Buying Your First Home - Your Wild Home

5 Tips For Buying Your First Home

Have you noticed yourself eyeing up the For Sale signs in the area? Are you looking at your bank account and the loan interest rates? Thinking that this just may be the time to scout the possibility of home ownership?…
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Should I Buy A Home With Baseboard Heaters?

Last winter, when 3 feet of snow accumulated in late winter, I celebrated for the week that it took for the snow plows to dig us out. When I opened up my heating bill, the story was a bit different. It…
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You Need To Ask Your Home Inspector These 17 Questions

You Need to Ask Your Home Inspector These 17 Questions

You think you’ve found the home of your dreams. Excellent! The next step now is to make sure it’s not the home of your nightmares. A home inspector lets you know if there’s anything ugly hidden behind those beautiful walls.…
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5 Problem Areas to Notice During a Home Tour

When you’re in the market for a house, virtual tours are terrific time savers. You don’t have to personally visit every home that might meet your needs. It allows you to automatically exclude places when the inside doesn’t live up…
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What Real Estate Listings Are Really Saying

Looking for a new apartment or house can be tremendously fun. If you’re moving for a partner or for a new job, it can be exciting to think about the new possibilities and what you want to do in the…
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The 8 Dangers of Buying an Old Home

I looked up at the two stories in front of me. I had memorized the Zillow listing because I thought it was the house I was searching for since I moved to a new city. Envisioning an episode of HGTV come…
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ADVICE

When you strike out on your own, typically the first step you take is getting an apartment. This section provides some useful tips for ensuring you choose the right apartment for you & avoid any rental nightmares. Transitioning from a renter to a home buyer? You've also come to the right place. Here, you'll find information on everything from researching homes to signing on the dotted line.

After buying a home, unfortunately there’s no landlord to call when something breaks or you need to make repairs around the house. This section will also provide tips for common repairs that most savvy homeowners can handle, along with guidelines for bringing in the big guns (a.k.a., a contractor/ repair professional).

Getting ready to sell? Check out some of the tips that can get your home ready to sell fast! Basically, this is your all-in-one real estate section where you can find advice on any sort of situation.

Here are some of my personal favorites from the “Advice” category:

Have an idea for this section? Shoot me a message via my contact page!