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3 Small Things Plus Bonus Tip That You Can Do to Add Value to Your Home

Posted on: June 20, 2019 by in Blog, Home Inspection
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When it comes to your home, you want updates that make your property more comfortable, beautiful and of course, add value to your home. Whether you have a big budget or more elbow grease than cash to invest, there are numerous things you can do to improve your home's worth immediately. Here are three small things you can do to boost your home's value, plus one big one that will really make an impact. Small change #1 – Fresh paint Paint is one of the most affordable ways to bring dramatic Continue Reading ...

3 Things to Know About Saving Money on Your New Roof

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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step to protect your home from the damage the elements can dish out — heat, wind, rain, snow, sleet, and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof: 1) Roof replacement can save Continue Reading ...

How to Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

Posted on: May 27, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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In today’s world, lenders use many different types of credit scoring models. There are virtually hundreds of different models out there for lenders to choose from. Many lenders continue to use conventional models that don’t provide a score for millions of consumers. That often puts younger borrowers such as millennials at a disadvantage. Millennials are less likely to have long credit histories, and they may only have one or two credit accounts. Because young adults today carry more Continue Reading ...

Get a Home Inspection Before Buying Your Dream Home

Posted on: May 21, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Investing in a house is a major life decision. It is the sort of investment which could make or break you. Once you register those final dotted lines, then you would like the moderate certainty that you are making the right choice. The house you've recently seen has everything you can possibly want. It's the right size; it has the ideal layout and can be in the right location. You've already thought about the various modifications and renovations you want to do. Before you proceed further, Continue Reading ...

Moving Made Simple: 5 Tips and Tricks to Save Time and Stress

Posted on: May 17, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it's also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another, as well as set up all the services you need, such as mail, cable, and internet. Before you get stressed, take a deep breath and know that in a few simple steps, you can save time while making your move easier. Here are some top tips and tricks to take the stress out of moving so you can look forward to Continue Reading ...

Dispelling Myths About Home Warranty Plans

Posted on: May 14, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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If you’re considering a home warranty plan, you are probably doing your due diligence — as you should — on how they work, who the different providers are and what to expect from the experience. This article is meant to help you understand home warranty plans, as well as separate fact from fiction. Go the extra mile to protect your home Myth: “I don’t need a home warranty plan because I have home insurance.” Investing money, time and love into a place to call home can be scary, Continue Reading ...

Want a Bathroom Addition? What to Know Before You Cut Through Concrete

Posted on: April 29, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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It’s home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete poses a potential problem. Want to add a bathroom to your garage? How about adding a powder room in the basement? A bathroom addition means you need proper plumbing, and often in these types of spaces, none exists. You simply have a cold concrete slab and a bit of a Continue Reading ...

5 Best Strategies to Beat the Heat and Save Energy This Summer

Posted on: April 19, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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When the temperatures start going up, so do your energy bills. If you’re looking for ways to save energy and keep your house cooler at the same time, there are a number of strategies you can use that will save you money and make you and your family more comfortable all summer long. 1. Get smart about air conditioning Cool your home using the latest smart technology. LG Electronics’ smart window and portable room air conditioners are a great option to beat the summer heat, as they deliver Continue Reading ...

Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on: April 12, 2019 by in Boston
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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out — from heat, wind, and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof. Roof Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Posted on: April 5, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters, rocky railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and research how much Continue Reading ...