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Remodeling Your Home the Right Way

When you approach remodeling in the right way, you can bring value to your home, both in the monetary and enjoyment categories. There are mistakes, however, that you can make when renovating your home for the first time that can significantly increase the costs involved. Keep these in mind when you are ready to take […]

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Preparing Your House for Sale on a Budget

When you are putting your house up for sale in this tough economy, you are wise to not spend anymore than you have to when you are getting it ready to sell. However, to increase the chances of success for selling your home, it does still need to be in showing condition to impress potential […]

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Funding Home Upgrades By Cash Back At Closing

Options For Financing Rehab And Home Repair When you buy a home, whether to occupy or as an investment, no lender is going just to give you cash at closing and hope that you do the right thing; being smarter than that is how they stay in business. Fortunately, if you do need to find […]

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Funding Home Improvement With Home Equity

How To Withdraw Equity For Home Improvement It may be that you are purchasing a property that needs renovation or perhaps you want to give your existing home a tune up. The cost of doing major renovations is likely to be too high for you to fund it out of pocket, so what do you […]

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Put Funds In The Bank With A Cash-Out Refinance

A cash-out refinance mortgage repays your current balance with a larger loan and gives you the difference as a lump sum of cash at closing. You can use this money for anything that you wish, but some choices are wiser than others. There are few proper uses to cash out in this way and plenty […]

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Scooping Out The Middle With Home Equity Loans

What Is A Home Equity Line Of Credit? Do you have enough equity in your home to cash out and use it to increase your overall wealth? If you do, be forewarned that this is both an opportunity and a temptation that you could potentially misuse to your financial detriment. A home equity line of […]

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The Front To Back Fix Up Strategy

The Good Karma of Instant Curb Appeal When you buy a home with the intention of fixing it up to realize the full value you have to make choices about how much work you should do yourself. You need to proceed based on a plan and there are a few things that you can do […]

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Do Fixer-Uppers Still Work For Locking In Wealth?

You Make Your Profit When You Buy It is a common misconception that you make your money in high value asset transactions when you sell and get the cash or equivalents. This is not actually the case as you put the asset on your balance sheet when you buy, and the liabilities. Did you know you […]

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Hiring Contractors And Home Improvement

The Buyer Must Always Beware When you decide to commit to a home improvement project for your property, you are hoping to make the house you bought into the home that you’re going to love. You may not have the time or the experience to confidently do it yourself so you have to hire a local builder […]

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Building Permits And Why You Need Them

Could They Make You Tear Your House Down? If you build or convert your home without a building permit there is always the ultimate threat. It is the fear that the county, city or municipality will resort to making an example of what happens to people who fail to get the right permits before making […]

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