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How To Protect Your Home When You’re Taking A Vacation From It

We're fast approaching the holiday season. While television programs and greeting card companies like to project those images of getting cozy at home, the reality is that this is one of the busiest travel times of the year. Millions of Americans will be on the road and sometimes out of the country, often for extended periods of time. Why Your House Might Not Be Having A Happy Holiday While homeowners and their families are on the move, their homes very seldom go with them. And unless a resident Read more [...]
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4 Different Types of Property for Your New Home

There are hundreds of decisions you need to make when you're buying a new home. One of the major decisions to make is what type of house you should buy. There are several different options for the age and layout of your house, including new builds, period properties and bungalows. The home you choose will depend on your budget, your needs and of course your personal taste. Buying a house is a big event, and it requires a lot of consideration before you take the plunge. Think carefully about these Read more [...]
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Parents: Here is How You Can Help Your Kids Get on the Property Ladder

Getting on the property ladder is tough for anyone. But, for our kids, it can be even more difficult. The banks are less willing to lend. But, kids don’t seem to be able to get the high deposits that are required. In steps Super Parents! There are some great ways that you can ensure that your kids are not stuck in the renting trap.   Of course, it may be difficult for you to buy them a house (they wish!). But there are some great tips and advice that you can use to help your offspring Read more [...]
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Crucial Features To Look For In Your First Home

The excitement begins to build within you from the moment that you make a decision to buy your first home. It usually starts when someone meets the love of their life, and they decide to spend the rest of their lives together. Just because it is your first home doesn’t mean you should be flippant about the purchase. The decisions you make now can impact your position on the housing ladder in years to come. Should you invest in a property that needs a lot of work or a new home that has everything Read more [...]
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Title: Buying a Family Home? Why An Executive House Could Be A Great Choice

When you are thinking about buying a new home, it is normal to have aspirations slightly beyond your budget, especially as a first time buyer. However, there are some tricks to finding what you dream of if you are savvy with the marketing speak of some estate agents. Many new-build housing estates describe some of their larger houses as executive homes. This creates the image of a successful business manager who rarely has time to spend at home, but needs a couple of extra reception rooms anyway.   The Read more [...]

How to Make Money off of Your House

Everyone knows that buying a house is an investment; in fact it is one of the key markers of success in most suburban towns. Property ownership has a long tradition of pros and cons associated with it, but none can deny the feeling of satisfaction a home owner feels upon becoming the “lord of their land”. That being said, most people cannot afford to buy their homes outright, and those that do end up taking a loan to buy their house often have to face large mortgages. It can sometimes feel as Read more [...]