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The Essentials for a Successful Open House
By Peta-Gay
May 24, 2016

From the cleaning to the organizing to the small fix-ups around the house, there can be a lot of minor details that go into staging a successful open house. However, there are a few essential items you should be sure not to forget about when you prep your home for an influx of potential buyers.

Choose The Right Time

If you happen to be selling your home in the busy season, it's important to set ...

5 Uncommon Mortgage Terms You Need to Know
By Peta-Gay
May 23, 2016

When it comes to finding a new home, there are lots of complex ratios, terms, and contracts that you'll encounter - and at times, it'll feel like you're trying to navigate a minefield. If you're not careful, you may find yourself signing on for a mortgage that doesn't suit your needs – or one that could financially ruin you. Here are five mortgage terms you may not encounter regularly that you'll need to know when buying a home.

Escrow: Money ...

3 Ikea Hacks That Can Be Done in a Weekend's Time
By Peta-Gay
May 2, 2016

Whether you're moving into your first apartment or preparing to purchase a second home, Ikea is a favorite for those trying to economically fill up the extra space in their home. While Ikea may have plenty of inexpensive options that you might not think can be dressed up, there are actually a lot of simple pieces that you can add to for a stylish, DIY look that will take no time at all.

Cue The Cocktails

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Avoiding Home Buyer Remorse: 5 Tips for a Happier Homeowner
By Peta-Gay
May 3, 2016

The rush of excitement that comes with finding the home you've been looking for is ideal, but just because it seems like the perfect place, it doesn't mean there aren't other factors to consider. Instead of getting hit with buyer's remorse, here are some tips so that your home purchase doesn't become something you'll regret.

Forget About The Competition

If you're contemplating a house and happen to be dragged into a bidding ...

How to Determine the Price of Your Home for Sale
By Peta-Gay
May 4, 2016

Many people rely on the price they paid for their home as a starting point for selling, but with the ever-shifting tides of the real estate market, the price paid is not always the best metric to go by. If you're putting your home up for sale and are looking for the ideal price point, here are some ways you can arrive at a number that will keep potential buyers interested.

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