New Home? Here’s How to Meet the Neighbors

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // November 16, 2015

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. However, it is a lot easier to strike up a conversation with a stranger while in line at the grocery store than it is to actually take the first step to introduce yourself to your new neighbors. Here are a few ideas […]

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How to De-Stress While Moving with Kids

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // November 9, 2015

When moving with kids the simplest tasks can be made difficult. For any number of reasons, your spouse and yourself may be overwhelmed with the move all while trying to make sure the kids don’t feel the stress. This can be very difficult. To relieve the stress of moving with kids, try these seven tips […]

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Could You Do a Tiny Home?

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // November 2, 2015

One of the biggest trends in real estate today is the building of and living in tiny homes. There are a number of reasons why this is the case, but most people seem to want to do it in order to save money or reduce their carbon footprint. However, there are a number of factors […]

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Homeowner Expenses that Renters Don’t Pay

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // October 26, 2015

Owning a home may seem like a right of passage to becoming an adult. However, this decision is not always right for everyone’s situation. There are a few reasons you may be financially swayed from owning a home to renting one instead. Before meeting with the real estate agent make sure you think about these […]

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How Getting a New Mortgage is as Simple as Going Online

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // October 19, 2015

Most people don’t realize how many mortgage providers there are until they start browsing the Internet. Many even assume they need to go into their local bank or credit union to apply for a loan. The truth is, you don’t have to physically go anywhere to secure financing for your new home. Modern technology has […]

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11 Tips for Avoiding Extra Moving Charges

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // October 12, 2015

It does not matter if you have a small or large moving budget to work with: you don’t want to end up with extra moving charges on your bill. Here are a few tips to help avoid this unwanted surprise. Get a Quote for Packing – Whether you need your entire home packed or just […]

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Student Loans, Down Payments and Savings Strategies

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // October 5, 2015

If you assume student loans are going to get in your way of saving for a down payment to put towards a house, you may be surprised to learn they may not affect you at all. In some areas home buyers with student loans actually save faster than those without, and in select cities, such […]

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These Things Can KILL Your Home Sale

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // September 28, 2015

You need to make sure that your home is prepared before putting it on the market.  If you chose to list your home without making adjustments and improvements it will most likely sit on the market for an extended amount of time with no or too low offers.  To put yourself in position for a […]

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Making Sense of Home Insurance Premiums

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // September 21, 2015

Your insurance statement comes in the mail and while you may be expecting it to be the same as the previous year, this is not always the case.  There are some well known reasons why your home insurance premium goes up and others that you may not be aware of.  Here are xiz reasons why […]

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Considering Real Estate Investing?

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // September 14, 2015

It may seem like the perfect time to buy real estate because market value continues to rise. But if you don’t buy smart it can be a very poor decision.  Before going down the real estate investing track, make sure you do your research and think about these options before your big purchase. Finances First […]

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