Tour de Force: Don’t Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes

Tour de Force: Don't Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes


Tour de Force: Don’t Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes

House hunting is about more than popping into a few open houses and picking the one you like best. In fact, there’s a science to it: A smart search means you’ll save time, money, and your sanity during the rest of your home-buying process. (Realtor.com)

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7 Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying Your First Home

7 Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying Your First Home


7 Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying Your First Home

Deciding to take the plunge and get into the housing market is an exciting (and terrifying) time. From open houses to home insurance, these tips will help you get prepped for your first home. (hgtv.ca)

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6 Off-Putting Home Features That Shouldn’t Be Deal Breakers

6 Off-Putting Home Features That Shouldn't Be Deal Breakers


6 Off-Putting Home Features That Shouldn’t Be Deal Breakers

Buying a house is a lot like shopping for a used car-you don’t always get everything that’s on your wish list.

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What You Must Know About Home Appraisals

What You Must Know About Home Appraisals


What You Must Know About Home Appraisals

When you refinance or sell your home, the lender will insist that you get an appraisal-an opinion of the value of your home based on what similar homes in your area have sold for in recent months. Here are five tips about the appraised value of your home. (houselogic.com)

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5 Outrageous Stories of Real-Life ‘Up’ Houses

5 Outrageous Stories of Real-Life 'Up' Houses


5 Outrageous Stories of Real-Life ‘Up’ Houses

HouseLogic.com presents the stories of five home owners from around the globe who, like old Carl Fredricksen in the Disney-Pixar movie “Up”, just would move out and move on.

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How to Build a Deck

How to Build a Deck


How to Build a Deck

There are a few steps that every homeowner, contractor, and designer need to ensure they build a safe and beautiful deck. Licensed contractor Robert Robillard of A Concord Carpenter has many years of experience building decks, stairs, and balconies on a variety of homes. Here, he offers his expert advice for building a deck. (popularmechanics.com)

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10 Things You Need to Know When Moving From Condo to House

10 Things You Need to Know When Moving From Condo to House


10 Things You Need to Know When Moving From Condo to House

Maybe your condo fees have increased one too many times, you’ve got a bun in the oven or you just want your own piece of land to plant some roots – whatever the motivation, there can be a bit of a learning curve when moving from condo to house. (hgtv.ca)

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