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Getting the Best Deal on a Mortgage

One area that many homebuyers may overlook is earnestly shopping around for the best mortgage loan. Buying a home is one of the largest purchases most people will make during their lifetimes and comparing products and characteristics of a home mortgage is vital. It could end up saving you thousands of dollars over the life […]

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The Old Way is Out: New Ways a Real Estate Pro Can Help You

As time evolves and technology advances, nearly every industry feels the impact. The real estate industry is no different. Over the past ten to fifteen years, the internet and tech innovations have changed many components of buyers and sellers working with professional real estate agents.  Many processes and much of the access to information needed […]

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Your Local Chamber of Commerce as a Home Buying Resource

When it comes time to PCS and buy a home, there are many agencies and industries from which to seek input and advice. Online real estate searches, Google, Trip Advisor, and checking out the sponsored installation or base website are obvious places to look for information about your new duty assignment. However, one overlooked and […]

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What Do You Love About Your Home? Seeing Your Home Through a Buyer’s Eyes

There’s no denying that no one loves your home like you do. The way you have your furniture arranged for maximum livability, favorite photos, and sentimental items displayed, as well as the practical and functional use of all manner of appliances and gadgets is what makes your home uniquely yours.  When it comes to potential […]

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Biggest House on the Block: How Price Per Square Foot Impacts Your Home Value

There are many ways to value a home. Some argue a home is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. Others look to an estimated algorithm provided by services like Zillow. Knowing your price per square foot (PPSF) and how that impacts both listing price and time on the market is an […]

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Ending One Tax Year and Preparing for the Next

If you had a Permanent Change of Station in 2020, you may have sold an existing home, turned your home into a rental, bought a new home, some combination of the three! Chances are your taxes as they relate to homeownership may be more complex than the average person, especially if you owned property in […]

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Making a Mission Statement for Your Home

As military service families, we are no strangers to the idea of mission-focused living. It’s what drives the force, guides our day to day activities, and gives us a specific objective to work towards. While a military mission is a living, breathing thing, your home, too,–albeit a static object–might benefit from having its own mission […]

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Avoid the Most Common Mistakes When Buying or Selling a Home

Buying or selling a home will likely be one of the greatest financial decisions most people will make in their lifetime. Oftentimes this decision can be made from a place of feelings and emotion rather than logic and wisdom. For many military families, these decisions are compounded by difficult challenges like unfamiliar markets, doing business […]

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Top 5 Apps Every Home Buyer Should Have

You may have heard it said recently, “There’s an app for everything.” Actually, that’s true! Having access to apps and technology can benefit you nowhere more, than during the home buying process. Whether you are PCSing and searching from afar or have simply decided to move off base and into your own home, below are […]

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Technological Updates You Can Make to Your Home to Increase Its Value

Today’s home buyers are still looking for traditional selling points like a great location, liveable layout, and a beautiful space to call home. However, that’s not all. These days upgrades with predictive features and automated smart home technology are also catching buyers’ attention. When it comes to upgrades that add value to your home, it’s […]

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