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How to Build Credit While Renting An Apartment
Posted on 02/22/2020
How to Build Credit While Renting An Apartment
Having a high credit score is one of the most important and helpful things you can achieve before buying a home. A solid credit history will give you a better chance of being approved for the home loan you want and getting a lower interest rate so that you know you’re getting a good deal on your first home....
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Tips on Creating a Luxurious Indoor Swimming Pool Area
Posted on 02/15/2020
Tips on Creating a Luxurious Indoor Swimming Pool Area
Photo by Michelle Maria via Pixabay Having an indoor pool provides a convenient place to unwind and have fun throughout the year. Depending on the layout of your home and other factors, you can design a visually striking indoor pool that offers plenty of space for swimming. Consider the following design ideas for your luxurious indoor pool. Outdoor...
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Ways to Improve Your HVAC's Energy Efficiency
Posted on 02/08/2020
Ways to Improve Your HVAC's Energy Efficiency
Photo by Skitterphoto via Pexels Keeping your home comfortable when the weather gets cooler can have a significant impact on your energy bills. In fact, your HVAC system is one of the biggest sources of energy usage in your home. You could end up spending more than you planned to on heating, especially if the weather turns colder...
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5 Park Lane, Cazenovia, NY 13035 now has a new price of $74,900!
Posted on 02/04/2020
5 Park Lane, Cazenovia, NY 13035 now has a new price of $74,900!
**JUST REDUCED**Great opportunity to renovate this Village of Cazenovia home. This two story home is situated on a spacious, quiet 1 acre lot on a dead end street. Spacious home, just over 1900 square feet has a kitchen, living room, family room with woodstove and 1 full bathroom on the main level. The second floor has 2 bedrooms and another full bathroom. There is an unfinished room above the garage for storage or finish it for additional living...
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Four DIY Walkways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 02/01/2020
Four DIY Walkways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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188 Stonefield Road, Onondaga, NY 13205 now has a new price of $123,900!
Posted on 01/29/2020
188 Stonefield Road, Onondaga, NY 13205 now has a new price of $123,900!
**PRICE REDUCTION**Easy to show! Why rent, when you can own your own home for less money per month? Well maintained, three-bedroom, one bath Cape Cod located in Cul de Sac. Owner has recently painted the interior as well as refinished all the hardwood floors. A must...
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How to Create a Practical Dream Home Wish List
Posted on 01/25/2020
How to Create a Practical Dream Home Wish List
In the internet age, we’ve all seen dream homes on Google, Pinterest, or Instagram that seem to encompass everything we’ve ever wanted in a home. Sometimes, obsessing over dream homes can be detrimental to us--making us feel bad about our own living situation or discouraged about ever being able to afford the home we truly want. However, dream homes...
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6061 Bannister Drive, Cicero, NY 13039 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/24/2020
6061 Bannister Drive, Cicero, NY 13039 is now new to the market!
Why would you rent, when you can own your own home for less money per month? Split Level style home with 3 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 baths, kitchen, living room and family room is located in an established neighborhood close to major highways. All offers encouraged & considered in this order: Not for Profit, Owner Occupants (including as a 2nd home) after 7 DOM. Investor offers reviewed after 30...
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Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Posted on 01/18/2020
Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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300 W Beard Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13205 now has a new price of $19,900!
Posted on 01/17/2020
300 W Beard Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13205 now has a new price of $19,900!
***JUST REDUCED***This four-bedroom Colonial home is a great opportunity for the growing family. Enjoy the natural light that streams through the front windows. Experience the beautiful woodwork offered in this home. House also features a rear deck, four large bedrooms and a walk-up attic that has been partially finished for extra...
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3 Tips for Moving Across the Country
Posted on 01/11/2020
3 Tips for Moving Across the Country
Photo by Erika Wittlieb via Pixabay Have you ever made a move across the country? While this is a huge step, it can be extremely rewarding. Whether you’re moving for a job or you just want a fresh start, the whole process can be stressful and very expensive. However, there are some tips to consider that can help...
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