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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Looking for a Home

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Looking for a Home

Purchasing a home is a significant investment, both emotionally and financially. Finding the perfect house takes time, patience, and careful consideration. Given how challenging the process can be, homebuyers are bound to make mistakes along the way. The good news is that many of these 

Tips to Increase the Sale Value of Your Home

Tips to Increase the Sale Value of Your Home

For most American families, their home is their largest asset. The occupants of your home typically appreciate how new, high-quality home renovations and upgrades improve the appearance, comfort or functionality of the environment where you live. Making improvements may also increase the property’s value, boosting 

How to Prepare for These Common Challenges When Buying a Flipped Home

How to Prepare for These Common Challenges When Buying a Flipped Home

The popularity of channels like HGTV has inspired countless Americans to take on home renovation projects. From DIY decor to complete property overhauls, the idea that the average person can tackle chores once relegated to contractors has certainly become more common. This has led to 

Winter Blues, New Views: Homeowners Guide to a Positive Move

Winter Blues, New Views: Homeowners Guide to a Positive Move

Peak moving season in the United States stretches from April to September, but not everyone is able to move when the weather is at its best. You may find yourself preparing for a move in the winter because of a new job, because your rental 

5 Important Safety Tips For Family Road Trips This Winter

5 Important Safety Tips For Family Road Trips This Winter

Living in Southern California, we are lucky to live near so many destinations that are just family road trips away. Our boys have really gotten used to hanging out with us in the car as we drive to Palm Springs, Yosemite, San Diego, or wherever 

A Simple Guide to Seasonal Home Maintenance

A Simple Guide to Seasonal Home Maintenance

Homeownership has been a big wake-up call for our family. After renting for decades, we realize how lucky we were to have great landlords in the past. We never had to worry about vent cleaning, gutters, changing an hvac filter, or other seasonal home maintenance 

Military Families: 7 Tips to Make Moving Simple

Military Families: 7 Tips to Make Moving Simple

Relocating is a common occurrence for military families, as they are often required to move to new bases or deployment locations. While moving can be challenging, proper planning and organization can make the process smoother and less stressful for everyone

Moving Day Checklist: The Final Tasks to Keep It Easy

Moving Day Checklist: The Final Tasks to Keep It Easy

Moving day is here. Here’s a moving day checklist to review to ensure you get it all done on this big day. And an important reminder for you: Even if you have checked everything off of your to-do list, there will always be something that 

How to Prepare One Week Away from Moving Day

How to Prepare One Week Away from Moving Day

So, it’s one week until moving day. This is the week to finalize everything. You will only have time to complete a few tasks other than moving your belongings on moving day. So it is best to finish everything the week before the move. Inevitably, 

14-Day Moving Checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

14-Day Moving Checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

It’s two weeks until moving day, and if you haven’t started to feel a little bit of stress at this point, it’s a miracle. The 14 days before relocation fly by quickly. Therefore, being on top of all tasks for moving day is essential. At