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Use Technology For Attracting Serious Home Buyers

by Louisa Ward in Blog,News.

ERA Real Estate and HGTV reported 46 percent of consumers see smart-home technology as important for their current and future residences. But luxury homebuyers are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. According to Digital Interiors, 94 percent of buyers surveyed would sacrifice 1,000 square feet of living space for more technology in their new home….

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7 Paint Colors That Won’t Go Out Of Style

by Louisa Ward in Blog,News.

If you’re a person who loves to change things up every year or so and make sure your walls are dressed with the most on-trend colors, you’re probably paying close attention to color forecasts like Pantone’s color of the year. But for those who want to paint it and forget about it for the foreseeable…

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Ideas for Refreshing Your Kitchen Without Remodeling

by Louisa Ward in Blog.

If you’d like to update your kitchen but a full renovation isn’t in your budget, a little DIY might be just the thing. Think flea market shopping, a can of paint or two, even a little sewing if you’re up for it. Below are eight cost-effective ideas for improving your kitchen from our My Houzz…

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Maximize Your Listing Price While Minimizing Your Expense

by Louisa Ward in Blog.

It’s almost spring and in many parts of the country the housing market is already starting to thaw. Some markets like Denver, Seattle, and Portland are red hot. According to the S & P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index, prices nationwide are up 5.6 percent as of November 2016. Pricing your house correctly and increasing appeal…

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3 Steps To Saving For Your Dream Home

by Louisa Ward in Blog.

According to Harvard University’s “State of the Nation’s Housing” report, while more people than ever before want to own their own home, fewer feel financially ready to do so yet. Reasons range from high rents to student loan debt. Millennials, in particular, are waiting longer to get married, start families and purchase their first home….

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Credit-Ready Tips for Homebuying

by Louisa Ward in Blog.

“If (your score is) below 600, you’re probably not going to buy a home in the short term,” says Mike Sullivan, director of education at nonprofit credit and debt counseling agency Take Charge America. Qualifying for the best mortgage rates start at a 740 credit score. Scores below that threshold will likely have higher interest…

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This Weekend’s Fun Activities: Maricopa County

by Louisa Ward in Blog.

Check out all of the fun things to do this weekend in the cities of Maricopa county! Events Bluegrass Jam Fri. 04/07, 1pm-3pm Glendale Public Library Bring your instrument, or attend as an audience member as musicians perform bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, and more. more info   map Phoenix BikeFest 2017 Thurs. 04/06 – Sun. 04/09,…

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Arizona: Affordable Living

by Louisa Ward in Blog,News.

Arizona as been reported to be one of the most budget-friendly states for single, independent, aspiring homeowners, or renters. The housing market has been advancing over the past few years, inspiring many individuals that buying a home could be a dream of theirs come true, too! Unfortunately, being single and wishing to live independently does limit…

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