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7 Signs It May Be Time To Check Your Water Heater

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When it comes to your hot water heater, you should be aware of the signs that it needs to be fixed or replaced. Although a water heater is an appliance that can last for years, they do need maintenance occasionally. Addressing issues early before your

3 Ways Realtors Can Prevent “Inspection Rejection”

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Updated May 7, 2021 When a buyer walks from a deal, it’s frustrating for everyone involved. And while any seasoned Realtor knows that this situation can’t always be avoided, there are many instances in which it can. Especially when the home inspection is to blame.

Staging 2.0: How to Enhance – and Save – Your Listing

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You know the old saying, “You can’t put lipstick on a pig?” Well, that phrase certainly applies to houses, not just people! Everyone thinks that taking down their old baseball trophies, adding a few throw pillows, and lighting an expensive scented candle will be enough

3 Structural Issues That Could Hold Up Your Home Sale

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How strong are your bones? No, this post isn’t sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America — we’re talking about your home. Your home’s structural integrity – the strength of its “bones” – is not only important to homeowners, it’s also very important to home

Why Your Crawl Space Will Come Back to Haunt You

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Let’s start by stating the obvious… Crawl spaces suck. They are dirty, wet and filled with spiders, snakes and creepy crawly things that you’d rather never see (that’s why you never go under your house!).  Indeed, it’s quite likely that the last time you’ve seen