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Things to Know About the VA Loan Changes

One of the best loan products on the market just got a makeover, and you should be aware of the changes and how they impact those eligible to use it. We’re talking about the VA loan—a benefit for military home buyers that offers a loan with no down payment and a better-than-average interest rate—which has […]

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It’s (Almost) Tax Time: Tips for Military Homeowners

Congratulations on becoming a homeowner this past year! Whether it’s your first home or your forever home, becoming a homeowner is an exciting time. As we begin the new year, filled with resolutions and intentions, tax season can honestly seem far away. However, a little time spent now can save you immense headaches closer to […]

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Essential Home Upkeep Projects – A Year at a Glance

Whether you’ve just bought your first home or are a seasoned homeowner, taking care of routine home maintenance is a great way to save time and prevent expensive issues from cropping up in the long run. To help you keep up with key tasks in 2020, here is a year-at-a-glance resource to help you successfully […]

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Picking the Perfect Type of Home

By: Jessica, U.S. Coast Guard Wife   This summer marked my sixth move in 13 years of marriage. I kind of knew what I signed up for when I fell in love with a Coastie, but can’t quite say I had a full picture of the adventures…especially when it comes to all the “home sweet […]

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How to Prioritize 2020 Renovations

There’s something in the air come New Year’s Day that causes a strong urge to renovate our spaces. Something about a fresh start to a new year—and this time around a new decade— invokes a desire to improve our habitats. But before you start calling up contractors to make your most elaborate Pinterest boards come […]

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The Price Is Right: Tips to Determine the Correct Listing Price

If you’re thinking of listing your home in 2020, one of your biggest concerns will be the sale price. Using comparable past sales from the local market is the best way to determine the listing price, and subsequently the sale price, of your home. But interpreting the data is not precise because homes, even in […]

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5 Holiday Party Gifts to Give This Season

The hours of daylight may be shrinking, but social engagements are keeping our evenings warm and bright this time of year. Before you slip into your favorite ugly holiday sweater and head to the next party on your planner, grab one of these perfectly simple gifts that best matches your host or hostess. the foodie […]

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Why End-of-the-Year House Buying Is a Good Thing

Though certainly not as popular as the summer PCS season, many military families receive orders to report to their new duty stations at the end of the calendar year. While this may not seem like an ideal time to be picking up roots and searching for a new home, there are some excellent reasons to […]

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Giving Back This Holiday Season

Something about the smell of pine, the cooler temps, and the Salvation Army bells ringing in the air bring out a sense of goodwill in most folks. Hey, even Mr. Scrooge eventually came around! Seeing as how 30% of all annual charitable donations take place in December, end-of-year giving campaigns are often one of the […]

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5 Gifts Ideas for Military Families to Give This Holiday Season

The time is near for giving gifts of good cheer! With all the hubbub of the holidays approaching, the added task of gift-buying can quickly end up on your “Naughty List.” To make your life a little easier, here are a few great gifts that any homeowner would love to receive this holiday season. Local […]

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