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  • How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

    BY Allan Kleer

    Are you one of the millions of Americans who financed the purchase of your home? Taking out a mortgage is a great way to become a homeowner. But if you’re able to pay off that debt quickly, you can free up money for other things such as an early re...

  • Settling Into a New School

    BY Allan Kleer

    The first day of school is always a little tough on kids. It’s doubly so when you’re the new kid in town. If you moved to a new school district over the summer, then you may be wondering how to help your child transition into their new school. ...

  • Beat the Home Selling Blues

    BY Allan Kleer

    Selling a home can be a time of big change. And although you may be excited about your upcoming move, it can also bring with it a little sadness. After all – your home is where you make some of your best memories. If you’re beginning to feel the ...

  • Finding a Family-Friendly Neighborhood

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’re looking for a new nest for your family, then you may be feeling a little pressure. On top of finding a home that meets your needs, you also need to choose a location that is both safe and meets the social and educational needs of your k...

  • Know These Real Estate Terms

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you are buying or selling a home, then you may have come into contact with some real estate lingo that isn’t familiar to you. In fact, some of these terms may not only be unfamiliar, they may also be downright confusing. But as someone who is ...

  • Rainy Day Open House

    BY Allan Kleer

    As much as we’d like to have picture-perfect weather on Open House day, Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate. If rain is in the forecast, then you may be tempted to reschedule your Open House for another day. But don’t throw in the towel so...

  • How Long Does It Take To Buy a House?

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’ve never purchased a home before, then you may be wondering exactly how long the process takes. Although every situation is unique, there are certain average timelines for each phase of the home-buying process. Here’s how long you can expe...

  • Moving in the Summer Heat

    BY Allan Kleer

    We are entering into the dog days of summer and cities across America are feeling the heat. It also happens to be the time of year when many people are moving into new homes. While summer is the most popular time to move, it can also be physically de...

  • Getting the Best Deal on a Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    If you’re the kind of person who loves a good deal, then there’s no reason you can’t get a good deal on a home. Although you won’t be clipping coupons to save on that home purchase, there are ways you can save big. Here are some of the best...

  • How to Water Your Lawn

    BY Allan Kleer

    As a first-time homeowner, you may not know exactly how to care for that green lawn surrounding your new home. Even long-time homeowners can be a bit mystified by the process. Though it seems easy – you just turn on the sprinkler – when and how m...