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Avoid First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes With This Checklist

A real yard. Closets bigger than your average microwave. The freedom to decorate however you darn well please! Making the switch from renting to owning is exhilarating, but many rookie homebuyers find the process trickier to navigate than they expected. This is why we created our First-Time Homebuyer Checklist. The 12-month timeline will help you sidestep common mistakes, like paying too much interest or getting stuck with the wrong house. (Yep, it happens!)
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Sneaky Storage Tips & Tricks

Regardless of the size of your house, at some point or other, you’ve probably wished for more storage space. This rings true especially for those with smaller rooms, cabinets, and closets. Sometimes having a more minimalist approach can be beneficial to help with this problem: thinking about only what you need and actually use, rather than piling all that random junk together that you haven’t even thought about using in years.
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3 Tips for Having an Easy Open House

Open houses can be a strange event for homeowners. There’s something about having a group of strangers come into your house, especially when you know they are going to be judging it (sometimes openly) and nit-picking things that you might love about it.
It’s strange, emotionally, to open your house up to people you don’t know, and expose your home to them that you have put work into and loved for a while. Here are some things that will make having an open house run as smoothly as possible.

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Don’t Fire Up Your New Home’s Fireplace Until You Read This

The charming fireplace in your new home is one of the details you love most. No doubt you’re eager to enjoy its warm glow with family and friends. But before you light up the first log, it’s important to make sure that both your fireplace and chimney are in safe working order. Here are some tips to help you determine what you can do yourself and what’s best left to a pro:
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Unnecessary Household Expenses You Can Cut Today

Prior to the mortgage meltdown, Americans were flying high on money. People were making substantial returns in the real estate and the stock market. It was easy to make big money and borrow big money.  Then 2008 came……the financial tidal wave hit the American shorelines from all angles and BOOM it crushed us. In the last seven years we have become fiscally fit.

Today people have less debt and save more.  The fiscal mindset of consumers is ever present.

We have listed some topics you can begin to research for immediate cost cutting opportunities that will save you money. We hope this help strengthens you fiscally and allows you to be a wiser, more discerning household consumer. Here are some of the most unnecessary household expenses you may consider eliminating immediately.

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