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9 Popular Home Improvement Projects to Do This Summer
Posted Tue, Jun 25th 2019 1:09 pm
For many of us, the arrival of summer means it's time to lounge by a swimming pool, throw a few backyard barbecues, and maybe tackle some home improvement projects around the house. After all, war...

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Mortgage Rates Are Moving Sideways. Will They Fall From Here?
Posted Thu, Jun 20th 2019 1:05 pm
Rates for home loans were mixed, but stayed near recent lows, even as bond market moves suggest another big step down lies ahead. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.84% in the June 20 week...

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8 Garage Remodel Ideas to Make Your Extra Space More Livable
Posted Tue, Jun 18th 2019 3:00 pm
Itching for a little extra room in your home? Wish you had some space for hosting home movie night, entertaining guests, or just soaking in some quiet time for yourself? A garage conversion might b...

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Enjoy a Relaxing Father's Day Weekend!
Posted Fri, Jun 14th 2019 1:50 pm

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Move Over, Solar Panels! Home Wind Turbines Are the Latest Green Energy Source for Homeowners
Posted Thu, Jun 13th 2019 12:57 pm
Wind power is one of the most popular forms of renewable energy, and in some parts of the country, you can drive by huge fields of turbines with their fanlike blades. Home wind turbines, like solar...

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9 Genius Housecleaning Hacks for People Who Hate Cleaning Their House
Posted Tue, Jun 11th 2019 9:17 am
Everyone hates getting bogged down with life's little details. And guess what? You don't have to! In our new weekly series, "Home Hacks: Real Estate Made Easy," we'll show you a slew of genius shor...

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Mortgage Rates Slump to 2-Year Low—but Consumers May Not Bite
Posted Thu, Jun 6th 2019 12:41 pm
Rates for home loans slid as investors snatched up bonds in the wake of an intensifying global trade war. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.82% in the May 30 week, down from 3.99%, Freddi...

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Roosting Risks: The Unexpected Dangers of Bird Nests Near Your Home
Posted Tue, Jun 4th 2019 12:45 pm
Spring is nesting season for most North American birds, which means they'll be chirping, making nests, and laying eggs. Unless you still have nightmares after watching Alfred Hitchcock’s classic ho...

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6 Ways to Embark on an Eco-Friendly Renovation
Posted Thu, May 30th 2019 9:40 am
Eco-friendly living is all about choosing materials and practices that are beneficial to the environment. But did you know this can also include your renovation process and the materials you use? ...

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The Housing Slowdown Continues: Lowest Home Price Increases in 7 Years
Posted Tue, May 28th 2019 2:13 pm
Home prices throughout much of the country don't look as if they're coming down anytime soon—but they're also not shooting up as much as they have in previous years. Nationally, prices notched up ...

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
Posted Fri, May 24th 2019 1:43 pm

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4 Reasons Why Summer Is the Best Time to Move
Posted Thu, May 23rd 2019 8:12 am
Moving is the worst. But for those who can be flexible in scheduling their move, choosing the right season to relocate can make the whole experience smoother. So which time of the year is most pref...

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12 Genius Yard and Garden Maintenance Hacks to Simplify Your Summer
Posted Tue, May 21st 2019 1:16 pm
Having a lush green yard as a retreat is fantastic. But maintaining a yard? Easier said than mowed. So the question then becomes: How can you enjoy your backyard oasis with the minimum of effort on...

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What's in a Name? With Paint Colors, a Whole Lot—Here's Proof
Posted Tue, May 14th 2019 1:50 pm
Picking a paint color to slap on the walls of your home can be tough—so many hues to choose from, so little time! And it's not just about the color. A paint color's name matters, too. Much like na...

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New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
Posted Tue, May 14th 2019 1:27 pm
Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concern...

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Happy Mother's Day Weekend!
Posted Fri, May 10th 2019 11:32 am

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How Much Does a Backyard Renovation Cost—and What Can You Get for Your Money?
Posted Thu, May 9th 2019 10:59 am
How much does a backyard renovation cost? It's a question that many homeowners ponder if they're on the verge of upgrading their yard from an overgrown thicket to a beautifully landscaped oasis. Bu...

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How to Buy a Lawn Mower: Questions to Ask and How Much to Spend
Posted Tue, May 7th 2019 1:33 pm
A lawn mower is a necessity to maintain a perfectly manicured lawn. Large yards and small yards require different types of equipment to keep them in tiptop shape, so choosing a lawn mower largely r...

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5728 Sutherland Dr: Beautiful Tri-Level Home in Sutherland Manor!
Posted Mon, May 6th 2019 9:01 am
5728 Sutherland Dinwiddie, VA MLS# 1914283 - Single Family This picture perfect Sutherland Manor tri-level is move in ready and waiting for YOU to call it home! As you pull in to the double...

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Mortgage Rates Tumble as One Economist Waves the White Flag
Posted Thu, May 2nd 2019 12:01 pm
Rates for home loans slumped, another reminder of the “lower for longer” conditions that have dogged financial markets since the 2008 financial crisis. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.1...

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