Christmas Decorating

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Christmas Decorating already? How did that happen?! If you’re like me, this week of Thanksgiving kicks you into hardcore decorating mode and the joy and bustle become intertwined.   We want our homes to feel warm and, well, homey. For most of us, the holidays are a busy time for parties and family get-togethers. We enjoy having a lovely home …

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …