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12 Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Whether you are going green or trying to save some green, home energy efficiency is a hot topic. According to data provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, nearly 40% of all emissions of carbon dioxide by the U.S. are the result of using ener...

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Selling a House With Pets

We Americans, we love our pets. Dogs, cats, hamsters, snakes, parakeets, and even squirrels, we are a culture that appreciates animal companionship. According to the internet, 55% of households have pets, which means at any given time, half o...

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A Buyer’s Guide to Multiple Offers

Ahh, the infamous multiple offer situation; buyers hate them, sellers love them. Having a house receive more than one offer is common in a seller's market. The U.S. has been experiencing a shortage of listings, creating a seller's market in man...

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First 5 Things to Focus on When Buying A Home

Buying your first home can be overwhelming. You probably have 800 questions and thoughts running through your head. These are the first five things I think you should focus on. Start Saving. A standard downpayment for a first-time homeown...

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To Live or Not to Live in a Homeowners Association

Homeowners Association 101 Do buyers want to move into a house with a homeowners association or avoid them like the plague? It's a question for the ages. Every homeowner's association is different. Each HOA varies in price, regulations, bene...

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Richmond is for Dog Lovers

Whether you see her sitting in a chair at the Squirrels game, or see him hanging out at a local brewery, dogs are everywhere in Richmond. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting many beautiful cities around this country, and they all vary in do...

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Fear Factor: Home Buying

Raise your hand if you can buy a house today. 40% of you who didn’t raise your hand CAN purchase a home right now, crazy, right??  The two greatest reasons people don’t buy a home are fear and misinformation. Purchasing a home is one of ...

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Why Winter Is A Great Time To Sell

Around this time of year, every year, we get the question, “Wouldn’t it be better to wait and sell my house in the Spring?” Unbeknown to most, winter is a great time to sell your property! Redfin, the real estate company, and website,...

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Holiday Events Are HERE

  In mid October, while walking through my local CVS I noticed not one but two holidays on display. Standing next to the ghoulish skeleton draped in black was rose-cheeked Santa Claus and his reindeer. It seems that the winter holid...

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Is Your Home Renovation Worth It?

  Owning a home isn’t the American dream, making a home is! If you’re anything like me, moving into your own house means wanting to paint every wall, fill every room, and make some much “needed” improvements. It’s hard not...

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