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Fall Nights: Local Music Scene, Bars, and Festivals

The weather has finally cooled off and if you’ve recently PCS’d perhaps you are coming up for air after getting all of your worldly goods unpacked and organized in your new home. What should you do now that you are ready to get out there and explore?  Well, enjoy the lovely fall nights, of course!  […]

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The True Cost of Hiring a Real Estate Professional

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “You get what you pay for.” Most often this phrase is used when someone doesn’t pay much if any money for a good or service and they’re left with the realization that their outcome is subpar as well as mounds of regret.  Think of the example of cutting your partner’s […]

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Real Estate Professionals Provide Innovative Solutions for Buying and Selling

The field of real estate is just like any other industry that continues to evolve. To maintain relevancy and utility, agents must continually assess and respond to the industry’s needs and demands. Nowhere is this more true than in the realm of technology. Real estate professionals can provide innovative solutions to their clients by staying […]

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Fast-Growing Local Businesses Can Predict Your Home Value

If you are looking for a data point to help you understand your current home value, look no further than the local businesses in your community to help you get a better glimpse. There are essentially four main areas to consider when measuring your home value against the local business economy.  Employment As simple as […]

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Evaluating Schools Near Your New Duty Station: Public or Private?

One of the most pressing, but often under-discussed issues when military families are making choices about purchasing a home is school choice for those with school-age children. For many, one of the surest ways to hone in on a home search is to designate a particular school zone as a central criterion. This narrows down […]

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Let Yelp Help: Finding the Most Fun in Your New City

As most military families can attest, one of the most important things to do once you land at your new duty station is to scope out all of the great places to eat and fun things to do. Not only is a great restaurant meal and an entertaining outing a much-needed reprieve from unpacking boxes […]

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Is an Apartment, Condo, or Single Family Home Right for You?

When considering your next home, it might benefit you to take additional time to consider all of your housing options before making your final choice. Even if you have traditionally opted for a single-family home, an apartment or condominium may make the most sense depending upon your situation. Keep in mind the four following factors […]

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The Ideal Buying Experience

When it comes time to purchase a home, whether it’s your first time or your tenth, there are several things to keep in mind in order for the buying experience to be a smooth one for buyer, seller, and real estate agent alike. Below are three tips on how to maximize the experience.  Crunch the […]

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Is a Fixer-Upper Right for You?

If you have watched any home improvement television shows over the past few years it is likely you have been lulled into the belief that most house flips or major home improvements can be solved neatly inside a thirty-minute primetime cable window. Hiccups, delays, and expensive repairs are often glossed over and what viewers end […]

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Secrets of Small Home Living

Maybe you have seen one of the dozens of television shows touting the benefits and blessings of tiny homes. As a military family who relocates frequently, you have either scoffed at the possibility of having too much stuff to fit into such a diminutive dwelling as you relocate every few years, or you have been […]

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