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Finding (and Making) a Home When You Love to Entertain

So, you’re in the market for a new home. But not just any home will do because you have entertainment at the back of your mind. Maybe you envision having your friends over for the big game or hosting the best playdates in the neighborhood. Perhaps you dream of hosting a large dinner for your…
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The Best is Yet to Come for Downsizing Seniors

To the well-ordered mind, growing older is not a disadvantage, but rather, an opportunity—an opportunity for change and for growth, and especially, an opportunity to live the life that you’ve always wanted. With an empty nest and retirement in hand, it’s a good time to just be, as well as time to move towards the…
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Home repair

How to Navigate Home Buying: Dealing with Repairs Before You Purchase

When buying a home, whether it’s your first, second, or third, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the process. You may have to deal with negotiations regarding which repairs a seller is responsible for, how issues should be dealt with, or how much credit you’re owed. Here are some ways you can be prepared before…
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Roof Types and Average Life Span

How long does a roof last? That has a lot to do with the roofing material you choose to cover your home or business. Other factors that affect roof longevity include your particular weather and climate, your building’s design and construction, and the regularity of roof maintenance performed. If you’re considering a roof installation or…
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House Styles Around the World

Ever wonder how people around the world live? Or more specifically, what kinds of homes people around the world live in? Well, wonder no more! Here’s a survey of some of the more interesting and unique home styles from around the globe: EUROPE The wooden chalet has been a popular style in Europe’s alpine regions…
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What every home buyer should know about browsing for homes online

Browsing for homes online is every home buyer’s delight. At just a few clicks away and you’re faced with thousands of beautiful homes right at your fingertips. It’s exciting to imagine the possibilities of living in that elegantly decorated rooms, to have a weekend BBQ party in a spacious backyard or just spend your personal…
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Santa Wears Hawaiian Clothes

The different cultures and ethnic groups in Hawaii celebrate Christmas in their own unique way. Even santa Claus himself is not wearing his usually red and white suit, instead he has chosen flowery Hawaiian clothes. Spread the spirit of the season to your family and friends by sending a warm greeting from this distinctive island.

Hawaii Snow

There’s Snow in Hawaii!

Hawaii enjoys warm tropical weather all year round but yes there’s snow too! Snow in Hawaii falls on the very summit of the 3 tallest volcanoes in the state (Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and Haleakala). The picture below shows Washingtonia palm trees standing tall at Waikoloa Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii with the…
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2 Factors To Watch In Today’s Real Estate Market Whether Buying Or Selling

When it comes to buying or selling a home there are many factors you should consider. Where you want to live, why you want to buy or sell, and who will help you along your journey are just some of those factors. Interest Rates Mortgage interest rates have been on the rise and are now…
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First Home

Are You Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they get married or start a family, some might think they are too young, and still, some others might think their current incomes…
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You DO NOT Need 20% Down To Buy Your Home NOW!

The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show that the main reason why non-homeowners do not own their own homes is because they believe that they…
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4 Reasons To Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

Real Estate Market

3 Issues Facing Today’s Real Estate Market

Last week, the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) held their 52nd Annual Journalism Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Among the many highly anticipated sessions was one called “Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™,” given by Joseph Nahas, Jr., Chair of the Counselors of Real Estate & Senior Vice President of Equus Capital Partners.  The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) “is an international organization…
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