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Posted on 05/16/2021
A Simple Guide to Smart Home Cybersecurity
Image by Biljana Jovanovic from Pixabay Smart homes might be convenient, but there are always trade-offs to technology. Cybercriminals already have a wide reach and the increased popularity of smart technology can leave your home open to possible threats. However, there are plenty of easy things you can do to bolster your home security while still enjoying the...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Budget-Friendly Ways to Add Elegance to Your New Home
Photo by dillan teagle from Pexels When building and decorating a new home, there are many things you can do to make the space look more elegant and refined. If your home building and decorating budget is tighter, there are some things you can do to elevate the look of your home without spending a large amount of...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Buying Your First Luxury Property
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Before you commit your hard-earned money to a luxury home, make sure you know what you're purchasing. Just because a house has a high price doesn’t mean it’s truly luxury. A luxury home is built better and has more space and amenities in it than other homes. Even a home with the...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Don't Forget These 4 Unexpected Home Building Expenses
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels While many people planning to build rather than buy are well-prepared for the overall expense, there are some important costs that can be easy to forget. Here are some additional costs of building a home to consider: Land Preparation Buying the land for your new build is a key expense in a...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
What are the Features of a "Good" Foundation?
Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels Regardless of the type of foundation you decide upon, you need to make sure that it's a good quality foundation. It isn't as simple as throwing up a few forms and then pouring cement to create a slab or walls. So what makes a "good" foundation? Building Foundations and Their Features To...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Review Your House Selling Options
When it comes to selling a house, there is no need to make rash decisions. Instead, you should review your home selling options closely so you can make informed choices time and time again. There are many factors to consider as you review your home selling plans, and these include: 1. Your Home's Condition How your home looks to...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Choose the Best Luxury Home Location
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you are ready to move into a luxury home. You'll find options in most locations in any state you desire. Before you choose, especially if you plan on moving to another state, you should first tackle some other questions. Work Do you need to keep working to enjoy the lifestyle you have...
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Posted on 04/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 4430 E Belleview Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Welcome to Urban Living without the Downtown Phoenix price tag! This 3BD/3BA Townhouse in Lower Arcadia is a phenomenal find! At 1584 square feet and this price, it is definitely a bargain. This home has 2 covered parking areas and a shared 3rd space for guests. It also has ample guest parking available. The HVAC & digital thermostat was replaced in 2016. The Arcadia Door and front door was replaced in 2019. The bedrooms are upstairs. The master has a walk-in closet, an additional closet, a seated vanity area w/ 2 medicine cabinets, a newer vanity and toilet in the master bathroom and recently replaced ceiling fan, and linen cabinet. The...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Home Sellers are Staying Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Top 5 Tips For Financing a New Construction Home
Photo by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels Building your new home should be a rewarding experience, but it's important to know how the financing for a new construction is different from the financing for a previously owned home. You will need a specific type of loan called new construction loans, and they can be harder to get than a...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Real Estate Photography Tips
Taking good pictures of a house up for sale can be challenging, especially when trying to make your home standout against all the other homes on the market. A good picture portrays your home in a great light and tends to make your house look attractive to prospective buyers. Some home sellers hire a professional photographer to take...
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Posted on 03/12/2021
Video Tour - 4430 E Belleview Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Welcome to Urban Living without the Downtown Phoenix price tag! This 3BD/3BA Townhouse in Lower Arcadia is a phenomenal find! At 1584 square feet and this price, it is definitely a bargain. This home has 2 covered parking areas and a shared 3rd space for guests. It also has ample guest parking available. The HVAC & digital thermostat was replaced in 2016. The Arcadia Door and front door was replaced in 2019. The bedrooms are upstairs. The master has a walk-in closet, an additional closet, a seated vanity area w/ 2 medicine cabinets, a newer vanity and toilet in the master bathroom and recently replaced ceiling fan, and linen cabinet. The...
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