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Posted on 07/10/2022
Pros & Cons of Assuming a VA Loan
Assuming a loan allows you to take over the mortgage of another homeowner. Doing so allows you to skip the long, expensive process of applying for a brand new mortgage. While there's still paperwork involved, it can be a very convenient option. Assuming a VA loan has its own set of specific pros and cons for military buyers...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
Barnegat, NJ Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Umbrella Plant & Other Indoor Trees Pet Owners Should Avoid
Unfortunately, many popular houseplants are toxic to pets. Many of the small tree varieties commonly grown as houseplants, like the umbrella plant, can make both humans and animals sick if ingested. Here is a basic guide to popular indoor trees pet owners should avoid: Umbrella Plant Umbrella plants are named for their whorl-pattern leaves creating a dense canopy...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
What to Know About House Line Plans
When you look at the plans for your custom home, you might not understand what you’re seeing at first. These plans contain many symbols that can be hard to interpret without architectural knowledge. One of the most common types of symbols that appear on house plans are lines. You might notice several kinds of lines on your house...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
3 Home renovations for maximum ROI
Home renovations can do more than improve the aesthetics and functionality of your space. The right renovation can also improve property resale value, making it an excellent investment of your time and money. But which renovation projects are worth the work? Here are some home renovation ideas with the highest return on investment: Garage door upgrade When it...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
The best outdoor decorations: Ideas to inspire
There is an overwhelming amount of excellent options for outdoor decorations. Ideas for patio furniture, adding a fire pit or even a shaded gazebo are abundant, and it can be difficult to decide where to start. To help you get inspired, here are some of the best DIY outdoor decor ideas to enhance your yard or patio space:...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Barnegat, NJ Real Estate Market Update 5/29/2022
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Posted on 05/29/2022
3 Trending Home Improvement Projects to Try
Does your home need a refresh? If so, making some minor changes can have a significant impact. If you’re thinking about new ways to update your space, here are some ideas for modern home design projects you can DIY: Revamp With Limewash If you want something beyond just adding a fresh coat of paint, limewash might be a...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Selling With a Land Contract? Here's How to Reduce Your Risk
Land contracts can be an excellent alternative to a traditional mortgage, both for the buyer and seller. The seller assumes the role of the lender and gets regular payments from the buyer while still holding the property title. There are many advantages both for buyer and seller; but from the seller's perspective, land contracts also come with some...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
DIY Guide: How to Make a Planter Bird Bath
Bird baths are a staple of garden decor that come with the added benefit of attracting local wildlife to your yard. One of the other great things about bird baths is how easy it is to craft them out of everyday items. While you can purchase pre-made bird baths at home and garden stores, choosing to DIY will...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Make the most of your space with these home remodeling ideas
Home remodeling, also called home renovation, is one of the best ways to bring new life into an old house. Remodeling projects can replace outdated elements, boost aesthetics and increase functionality all at the same time. If you’re searching for new home renovation ideas to get the most out of your home or just hunting for a place...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
4 Must-Haves for Your Outdoor Entertainment Space
With the right accessories, any deck or patio space can be transformed into a true outdoor oasis. Whether you're looking to host lively weekend barbecues or simply want to enjoy a low-key evening on the deck with loved ones, there are a few must-haves to consider adding to your existing deck or patio. Great Furniture The right patio...
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