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Is a Rental Property Right for You?

Posted by Meghan Federico // December 14, 2015

rental property

Have you ever thought about buying a place that you could rent out to make extra cash?  Maybe it was an apartment or condo downtown or a cute place in a great and upcoming neighborhood.  There are many pros and cons associated with having a rental place (i.e. getting extra money every month, or being […]


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Making Use of the Pre-Approval Process

Posted by Meghan Federico // November 30, 2015

pre-approval

You are so excited at the prospects of finding a new home that you begin searching the Internet for the right one. However, before you get too invested in the home search make sure you take the time to get pre-approved for a loan as this process can take some time depending on the situation […]


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Down Payment Spent? A Strategy to Re-Start Your Savings

Posted by Meghan Federico // November 16, 2015

savings

Saving while owning a home is a very important part of the homeownership process, as you never know when the need to make a large purchase will come up. However, if you just purchased the home, re-starting your savings process can be difficult. Below are four tips to help you get back to building up […]


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A 4-Step Guide for Buying Your Dream Home

Posted by Meghan Federico // November 2, 2015

Dream Home

Many people jump right into the buying process without giving it a whole lot of thought. If you are like most, you simply expect that you will start looking and eventually your dream home will drop in your lap somewhere along the way. You expect to find the exact features you are looking for only […]


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Planning a Temporary Move?

Posted by Meghan Federico // October 19, 2015

Temporary move

You never really realize how challenging it will be to pack for a temporary move until you actually start trying to figure out what you can’t live without. There are a lot of reasons why temporary moves arise and different scenarios demand unique packing tactics. Below are Market Street Homes’ tips for planning for a […]


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Are You Sabotaging Your Home Sale?

Posted by Meghan Federico // October 5, 2015

home sale

As you are driving home, you notice yet another nearby home has sold. Meanwhile, you haven’t had so much as an offer. It is easy to assume those homes must be selling cheaper or have a special feature, but there is a good chance the problem lies with your home, and it could be an […]


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Understanding Home Insurance Premiums

Posted by Meghan Federico // September 21, 2015

home insurance premiums

You open up your home insurance premium policy to discover that the amount has changed. How can this happen? This can be confusing because you feel that nothing has changed in your home.  However, there are several reasons that your home insurance premiums can adjust. The Location of Your Home You may have experienced more […]


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6 Questions When Using Comps

Posted by Meghan Federico // September 7, 2015

comps

Comparing the home you are considering buying or selling to other similar ones that have sold in the area can be very helpful. In fact, comps are considered one of the most valuable tools in the real estate industry. However, to get the most out of them, you have to make sure you know what […]


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10 Signs a Tiny Home Might Be for You

Posted by Meghan Federico // August 24, 2015

tiny home

You might never have considered moving into a tiny home years ago, but now it just seems like the right thing to do. It’s good for the planet, and you are not too heartbroken over the thought of having less cleaning to do! Maybe you are thinking about it, but are not yet sure if […]


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6 Tips to Creating a Great Open House Experience

Posted by Meghan Federico // August 10, 2015

open house

Homes can’t talk and they certainly do not sell themselves! Having an open house is a great way to attract interested parties and give them the opportunity to explore every inch of it. Not every open house is a success, but these tips will help you make the most of every buyer that walks through […]


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