The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – Henry Ward Beecher September is usually the time for children everywhere to head back to school. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend various areas of life, countless schools are opting to resume classes via…

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Nearly every major metro area across the country saw home prices continue to escalate in the second quarter. Median single-family home prices increased year over year in 96% of measured markets—or 174 out of 181—during the quarter, according to the latest report from the National Association of REALTORS®. That percentage matches the metro areas in…

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As with most areas of life, the coronavirus pandemic has introduced many new challenges to the process of buying and selling a home. While having your home on the market right now may not seem ideal, there are some factors working in sellers’ favor. Specifically, the supply of homes for sale remains low and demand…

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Whenever a buyer is purchasing a home using a mortgage loan, the appraisal is an integral part of the transaction. However, as with many steps in the home buying process, appraisals can be mystifying—particularly for first-time buyers. Here are answers to a few common questions to help clear up any confusion surrounding home appraisals. What…

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“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus As people across the U.S. head to the beach or backyard barbecues to celebrate Fourth of July, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and other pivotal events in the country’s early history.…

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The 4th of July may look different this year, but if the last few months have taught us anything, it’s to appreciate the little things. As we celebrate our independence, my mind shifts to those little things. So, I wanted to share a list of ways you can commemorate the holiday. Maybe one of these…

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“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean Over the past few months, the coronavirus pandemic has quickly upended life for millions of people around the world, disrupting everything from the ability to go to work every day to summer travel…

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Whether you simply want to reduce expenses or you’re seeking a smaller, lower-maintenance home after your kids have “left the nest,” there are numerous reasons to consider downsizing. While moving to a more efficient space can be liberating and help you free up a significant amount of time and money, it represents a major life…

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April 13, 2020 Remodeling, Design & Architecture By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Transform a dull room by putting exposed wooden beams onto ceilings. More companies are touting it as a more affordable and less cumbersome project that even do-it-your-selfers can perform. Wooden beams can enhance high ceilings and add a decorative element to a space. Companies are offering…

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