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September 1, 2020
Painters Masks: A PrimerOne of the best things about owning your own home is how much you can do to make it your own. Although big jobs like laying tile and building decks might be more than youre ready for, a simple and easy way to make a big change to the atmosphere of a place is to give it a pain [Read More]
September 1, 2020
Is It Safe to Hire In-Home Workers?As a part of maintaining good social distance, many people are limiting who they bring into their homes. But this can lead to a bit of anxiety when you need to bring in some extra help to do jobs around the house. Plumbers, electricians and other contractors cant d [Read More]
July 24, 2020
In todays society there is a new norm, wearing face masks, staying home to self quarentine, not being able to travel, eat out, and so on.So we need to be able to lighten the mood with good news, and things that make us smile, A simple joke is always a good antidotefor smoothing out our stresses. So [Read More]
April 30, 2020
Do you feel overwhelmed with the process of home buying? Youre not alone. Homebuyer surveys find that more people today want to buy a home, but challenges such as saving for a down payment and student loans are keeping them sidelined.We know the vast majority of buyers (92 percent) use online search [Read More]
April 30, 2020
Do you feel overwhelmed with the process of home buying? Youre not alone. Homebuyer surveys find that more people today want to buy a home, but challenges such as saving for a down payment and student loans are keeping them sidelined.We know the vast majority of buyers (92 percent) use online search [Read More]
February 25, 2020
Author: Kevin Landry
Congratulations! Youve found theperfecthome with everything youve ever wanted and more. While it might be tempting to skip the home inspection as everything looks more than ideal from your point of view, my advice as a real estate agent would be to do the inspection. It will save you more money (and [Read More]
February 23, 2020
Author: Kevin Landry
After years of careful planning, searching, and saving to buy a home, its normal to take pride in your home. However, that doesnt mean you plan to stay in the same place forever, and you cant control who your neighbors are and whether or not they maintain their home. If youre getting ready to list y [Read More]
February 18, 2020
Author: Kevin Landry
There are many factors that go in to the down payment of a home, but for simplicity sake, know that the cost of the down payment ultimately depends on the loan type.While the minimum down payment you need is 3.5% (with an FHA loan for example) any real estate expert will tell you to save a minimum o [Read More]
February 13, 2020
Author: Kevin Landry
If you go online and Google how to get the value of my home you will immediately come across instant home seller programs that advertise to do the work for you. Open house and Zillow Instant Offers are just a few of the many options that allow sellers to bypass the role of the realtor and obtain qui [Read More]
February 2, 2020
Author: Kevin Landry
A common question I get asked as a real estate agent is what is the best time to put a house on the market? The fact of the matter is, it depends. Below I break down the different variables to consider when choosing a time to put your house on the market.The first thing to consider islocation. What [Read More]

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