Top 7 Home Preps to tackle before fall temps drop

Top 7 Home Preps to tackle before fall temps drop

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Ahhhh, fall-the air turns crisp and cool, yellow patches of leaves appear to take over the treetops and you're prepped for sweater weather.  But, is your home ready for the season?  Whether you do the dirty work yourself or hire out.  RE/MAX has a...

The Family Command Center

The Family Command Center

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 It could be the mudroom, the kitchen office or the entryway. Wherever it is, the "family command center"-where all things essential to the family make daily operations live-can be magic when organized right. First-decide what belongs there.  Is it keys,...

Top 7 Items Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Own

Top 7 Items Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Own

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 You've purchased your first home!  Now to make the house a home with one of the biggest interior design projects of your life. While you're focused on big furniture investments , the smaller household essentials have completely slipped your mind. RE/MAX is...

How Much Land do You Need to Buy a House?

How Much Land do You Need to Buy a House?

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Record-low inventory of homes for sale is forcing some homebuyers to build their own homes, but they still need to think about where they will build. Buzzfeed recently tested ordinary people on their real estate knowledge with some surprising results. Do you know how...

The Pros and Cons of Converting a Garage to a Living Space

The Pros and Cons of Converting a Garage to a Living Space

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Record-low housing inventory across the nation has some homeowners rethinking their plans to move to a bigger space. Instead, they may be looking at ways to renovate or expand their current home. What about converting the garage into extra living space? Here are some...

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

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Saving enough money for a down payment can be challenging, but some discipline and a plan may help bring you closer to homeownership. Here are some tips to get you started.1. Track every dollarFind out exactly where your money goes each month by keeping track of every...

June 2018 MIBOR Market Update

June 2018 MIBOR Market Update

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Housing Markets across the nation are most assuredly active this summer, and buyer competition is manifesting itself into several quick sales above asking price. While the strength of the U.S. economy has helped purchase offers pile up, the Fed recently increased...

July 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report

July 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report

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Halfway through 2018, prices are at record highs, inventory is at record lows and home sales are trailing 2017's pace, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report.June sales were 5.5% lower than June 2017 in the 54 metro areas surveyed, marking the seventh...