July 2022

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How Much Down Payment Is Enough to Buy a Home?

One of the great mysteries for first time home buyers is their down payment amount. For years there has been a prevailing myth that you need to have 20% down in order to purchase a home. It's not true! In fact, the average down payment on a home for a first-time home buyer is around 6% of the purchase price.For buyers who have bought before it moves up to around 12%. Both figures are a far...

Kitchen Colors

6 Trending Colors for Kitchens

As everyone's favorite gathering spot, the kitchen gets more traffic than any other room of the house. That's why it's one of the most important rooms for homebuyers and why it's a perennial favorite of interior designers.  If you're looking to update your kitchen without breaking the bank, one of the quickest and most affordable ways to give it a facelift is with color. According to Real Simple,...

Kitchen Remodeling

4 Stylish and Functional Kitchen Floor Options

Kitchen design is always a favorite topic among luxury homeowners. While we often pay close attention to materials used throughout, from appliances to cabinets to countertops, the floors tend to get overlooked. If you want a surface that boasts the perfect combination of durability and style in your kitchen, here are several excellent flooring options for any cooking space. Porcelain TilePorcelain tile...

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How to Find a Home in a Seller’s Market

In a seller’s market, there are more buyers looking for a home than there are houses available. That means sellers may have an advantage, since multiple buyers may be interested in purchasing their home. If you’re looking to buy a house in a seller’s market, it’s important to know what to expect and to be prepared so you can avoid common pitfalls. Get Pre-Approved Before you start shopping...

What You Need to Know About a Condemned House

Every now and then you may be driving through a particular neighborhood and see a home that is all boarded up. There are likely to be multiple no trespassing signs posted on the lawn and house. What you are likely seeing is a condemned house. Condemned houses are usually not found in affluent areas. They are more commonly found in lower income areas. If you are like many others, you're...

Realestate

7 Strategies to Follow to Build Client Loyalty in Real Estate

Building a loyal customer base can help a real estate agent's success. In any successful real estate company, the top 20% of its most loyal customers account for 80% of total revenue. However, only a few real estate brokers attempt to establish real estate customer loyalty, which boosts their chances of success. A B2B customer loyalty program is how a company acquires, engages, and retains a...

Painting

5 Simple Paint Projects to Transform Your Space

You don’t need gallons and gallons of paint to make a stylish transformation to your space. In fact, the smallest pops of color can make the biggest impacts. With these simple, yet powerful paint projects, you can transform your space in a short period of time and for little cost.    Kitchen Island If you have a kitchen island, you can create a unique look in no time. Consider...

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