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Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, serial renter, or real estate veteran, here are the questions you should ask—and the answers you should look for—to help you purchase the perfect home at the perfect price. Happy hunting!

Home-buying Timeline: 7 Steps to Buying a House

The fun part of buying a home? Touring properties and picturing yourself taking a bath in updated master bathrooms, cooking a homemade meal…

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5 Indoor DIY Projects to Instantly Boost Your Home’s Value

Looking to immediately boost the value of your home? No need to hire a contractor! You can increase your home’s value this weekend with any…

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9 Hidden Signs to Watch for on Your New Neighborhood Search

Do you know what to look for in your search for your new neighborhood?When I moved to LA, my only neighborhood requirements…

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5 Money-Saving Home Buying Secrets from the Experts

Down payments, closing costs, taking on a mortgage: Buying a home is expensive and more than a little daunting-even more so if you’ve…

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5 Outdoor DIY Projects to Instantly Boost your Home’s Value

The exterior of your home is the first thing visitors (and potential buyers!) see. And we all know the importance of a good first impression. In the world of online real estate listings, where buyers short-list or instantly dismiss homes purely on a photo of the exterior, you can’t afford to take this lightly. Make your home stand out, and increase its value with these five outdoor DIY projects.

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MYMOVE’s Final Buying or Selling Home Walk-Through Checklist

You’re almost to that finish line: moving into your new home! The last step before signing the papers at closing is doing a final…

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What’s Driving the Hottest Real Estate Markets?

According to Realtor, the hottest real estate markets in the United States in March were in California, Colorado, and Texas.San…

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Why You Still Haven’t Found a House (and How to Find One)

You haven’t found it yet, but it’s out there — you just know it. Open floor plan, granite countertops, and the perfect patio for entertaining guests. Most people have a very clear picture that comes to mind when they close their eyes and longingly pine for their dream home. But is that holding you back from finding your next home?

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Expert Advice on Home Staging for Selling

Staging your home for sellingYou may have heard a lot about home staging, and are wondering if it’s something you should do when you’re…

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The 10 Best Places to Build a Forever Home

MYMOVE analysts recently published a list ranking 468 cities as the Best Places to Build a Forever Home. The rankings weighed factors such…

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Negotiations You Might Have to Make When Buying a House

When buying a house, you’re obviously going to look for the best deal you can get. And if you’re not in a market with a steep shortage…

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Buying a Home: How to Choose a Real Estate Agent

So you’re ready to buy a home. Great! But how are you supposed to pick a real estate agent, when half the people you met at the last…

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The 10 Things Every Millennial Needs To Know Before Buying A First Home

Right now, millennials might have a reputation of crazy twenty-somethings not quite ready to settle down. But, a recent report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University found that “the number of households in their 30s should increase by 2.7 million over the next decade.” Ready or not, the millennial boom is […]

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10 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Safe For Your Home

No one wants to think about the possibility of coming home to find all of their most precious processions missing. Unfortunately, whether the cause is burglary, fire, or a flood, it can happen to anyone. These occurrences are particularly scary because there isn’t any warning beforehand. Luckily, there is a way to protect your family. […]

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The 10 Most Important Factors for Buying Your Dream Home

Shop These Products Now: Poolside Chair – Planter PotsPurchasing a “Dream Home” is one of those life accomplishments that tops nearly everyone’s bucket list. Whether you prefer a modernized urban loft or a sprawling suburban home with a white picket fence, most of us hope to find a home that feels like it was made […]

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10 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a Home

The process of buying a home could be summed up into 3 words — It. Is. Expensive.  Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or selling one dream home for another, there are tons of things that you should know before buying (in addition to the fact that it’s expensive). Aside from the obvious things, such […]

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10 Things Nobody Tells You about Buying an Older Home

Shop These Products Now: Outdoor Plants – Outdoor Mail Box Buying a ‘fixer-upper’ for a house seems like a romantic proposition. Anyone who appreciates a good antique can understand the nostalgic appeal of an ancient home whose walls are filled with history. Older homes have amazing character traits and historical features that most new homes […]

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Home in the Mountains

Before you buy your serene, bucolic home nestled among the trees and wildlife of the mountains, there are a few things you should be made aware of.  Living in the mountains can be peaceful and magical, but new challenges and difficulties can present themselves. We hope that will enlighten you to both the positive as […]

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Top 10 Mistakes When Selling Your Home

Selling your home can be one of the most exciting times in your life. An opportunity to move to a new location and hopefully make a profit from the sale of your home is important. Before you get too excited about seeing the “Sold” sign out on your lawn there are several common mistakes that […]

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How to Stage Kid’s Rooms when Selling your Home

If you’re in the home buying or selling market and you have children, one of your main priorities is the home environment of your children. Similarly to the master bedroom for us, your kid’s rooms is where they will spend much of their time growing, learning, studying, and relaxing. When trying to sell your home, […]

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10 Amenities to Look for when Buying a Home

Now that spring is here, buying and selling homes is an objective for many of you, who have waited patiently all winter to start your home search. Whether this is your first home or you are a veteran, there are amenities that you should keep an eye out for when looking to buy a home. […]

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a New vs. Pre-owned Home

Buying a home is a decision that can be exhilarating and scary at the same time. When researching the advantages of disadvantages of buying new versus a pre-owned home, make sure you weigh your personal experience first.  Some buyers have had several homes before settling on “THE ONE” home that makes them happy for years […]

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10 Things You Should Know Before Buying an Apartment

After spending some time in renting business you’ll realise that you should stop throwing away money on rent month after month, and buy a house or an apartment. If you are going to buy your first apartment ever, then in this article will show you a checklist of things that you should verify before buying. […]

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