new home in the new year

Your Getting-Ready-To-Move Checklist

Getting ready to move soon? This checklist will get you started on all the things you need to remember, with tips on easy ways to cross them off fast.

Getting ready to move is both exciting and stressful. This is especially true when you’re moving not just one or two adults, but a whole family. Hence this post – it’s full of tips and resources to help guide you through the process, one step at a time. With this getting-ready-to-move checklist, you’ll be in […]

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Protecting Your Home As An Investment

Are you doing all you can to protect your home as an investment? With so many competing issues to watch out for, here are the big five you can't ignore.

For many families, buying a home is the biggest investment they will ever make. And if you’re going to make an investment in something, you’d be nuts to then throw your money out the window by not properly maintaining that investment. That’s why protecting the investment you’ve made in your home should be a top

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My Top Packing-To-Move Hacks

Packing to move is never fun or easy. But these packing-to-move hacks should help make the process as painless as possible. (Really!)

Moving is one of the most stressful experiences people can undergo. There’s just something unnatural about packing up everything we own, and locking the door to our former home for good. But the actual packing process has got to be my least favorite part. My recent post about streamlining this process through advance planning really

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Stress-Free Moving Tips You Need

Moving is often stressful - but it doesn't have to be. These tips for stress-free moving will help your family's next move go as smoothly as possible.

Out of all of life’s experiences, moving is often ranked as one of the most stressful. Even though it should be an exciting step towards the future, it’s an awfully demanding activity that can leave you both physically exhausted and emotionally drained. However, if you want to take the stress out of it, the single

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Getting Your First Mortgage in the New Year

Getting your first mortgage is easier if you know what to expect, and how the process works. These tips will help you save money over the long haul.

The new year is almost upon us; what are your goals for 2019? Is becoming a first-time homeowner on your list? If so, you need to know what to expect from the financial journey ahead of you when getting your first mortgage. Having purchased two homes now (first as a single gal, and later with my

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