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What you can expect during a home inspection
Posted by Teri Krueger on June 03, 2019 in  buyers  Home Improvements  Q&A
Here’s what you can expect during a home inspection: A home inspector will look at a house’s HVAC system, interior plumbing and electrical systems, roof, attic, floors, windows and doors, foundation, basement and structural components. The inspector will then provide a report with the results. A home inspection takes about two to four hours, but may take longer depending on the size of your home. It can be a good idea to be present during the inspection so you can ask specific questions of the inspec... read more
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Down Payment Dilemma:

How Do You Know How Much to Put Down On A Home?
Posted by Teri Krueger on April 18, 2019 in  buyers  Helpful Info
For many prospective home buyers, the down payment is the most daunting hurdle in the race to buy a home. Even for people with decent credit and a healthy paycheck, the down payment can be the great homeownership killer. The big question for all prospective buyers is: how much should my down payment be? Most lenders will tell you that 20 percent is the standard, but is that really necessary? The short answer is no, but of course there are some caveats. "It's a myth that all homebuyers must have a 20 percent down... read more
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Most Important Summer Home Maintenance Projects.

Being proactive when it comes to your home’s maintenance can save you time and money! Focus on maintaining these 5 areas.
Posted by Teri Krueger on July 31, 2018 in  2018  Buyers  Helpful Info  Home Improvements  Home Maintenance  Northfield  Northfield Real Estate  Seller  Sellers
With the bright sunlight and warm temperatures that accompany summer, you may be spending more time outside — and you may be noticing areas of your home’s exterior that need repair. But there’s more reason to tackle your home maintenance projects this summer than simply cosmetic appearance. Maintaining your home will prevent major leaks and damage that may eventually require professional help, usually when its most expensive and inconvenient for you. Being proactive when it comes to your home&... read more
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Smart Homes

Smart Homes
Posted by Sarah Buttera on March 21, 2017 in  Buyers  Home Improvements  Seller
A little overview on smart home technology. Did you know that making your home a smart home can add value? It's a cool way to differentiate your house from the rest of the competition and it provides tons of functionality. Get ready!Just view this quick simple video below!Smart Homes ... read more
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Spring Forward in Real Estate

Spring Forward in Real Estate
Posted by Sarah Buttera on March 17, 2017 in  Buyers  Seller
Spring activity is picking up and since most sellers list their homes in April, May and June now is a HOT time to get your home on the market before the rest of the sellers enter the market. For more information about the SPRING real estate market just click link below.  Spring Forward in Real Estate ... read more
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