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Insider’s Tips for Adding Value to Your Home

Written By Andrew Jones Building equity is one of the primary benefits of home ownership. Equity is established when you make a down payment at the time of purchase, and it typically grows as your property value increases and the … Continue reading

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Best New Security Tips To Keep Your Home Safe While You’re On Vacation

WRITTEN BY JAYMI NACIRI Nothing kills your vacation buzz like getting a call from the police back home letting you know your home has been burglarized. Basic home security tips are great, but safety measures are continually evolving, with new … Continue reading

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Landscaping to Improve Resale: 9 Projects That Fit Within Your Desired Price Point

WRITTEN BY DANIEL M. CHRISTENSEN As the weather starts to heat up each Spring, so too does the housing market. Spring is an optimal time to get your house ready to sell. The first thing that potential buyers will see … Continue reading

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10 SUSTAINABLE FEATURES THAT ARE CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF SMART HOUSE

Written By  KELSEY KLOSS Elle Decor “Smart home” and “green home” are now nearly synonymous. With the recent sale of “Real Housewife” Shannon Beador’s über-eco-friendly Orange County mansion, it’s clearer than ever that selling a home is about more than just … Continue reading

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Future Home Tech: 8 Energy-Saving Solutions on the Horizon

Written By Paul Lester  http://www.energy.gov Digital Content Specialist, Office of Public Affairs From heating and cooling to electronics and appliances, it takes a lot of energy to power our daily lives. Our homes use 37 percent more energy today than they … Continue reading

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Can You Trust Zillow’s Home Price Zestimate? In a Word: No.

WRITTEN BY JAYMI NACIRI I got an email from Zillow last week. Seems my house has gone up in value another $2,000+ dollars in the past 30 days. And it’s going to rise another 3.5% in the next year, according … Continue reading

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Spring Home Maintenance List: Five Things to Check Off Your List

WRITTEN BY REALTY TIMES STAFF Just as you prepare your home for the winter by covering outside pipes, making sure your heater is working well and removing all of the old leaves and branches from your property, there are also … Continue reading

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