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Should You Rent or Buy?
Posted in Mortgage + Real Estate Tips

Come January, you may very well begin the rent vs. own debate. Take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone. At some point, every homeowner and prospective homeowner has sat down and calculated the merits of renting against the merits of buying.  Buying a home is a big decision that takes thought and often requires… Read more »

8 Simple Secrets to a Forever Dust-Free Home
Posted Thursday November 30, 2017 in Home + Lifestyle

Dust can be a huge drag, and if you’re an allergy sufferer or just a lover of a clean house, you might feel like you’re engaged in a never ending battle. But don’t worry, you can win the war. There are plenty of things you can do to keep your home dustless and your air… Read more »

Best Cyber Monday deals on furniture, decor, smart home, and more
Posted Sunday November 26, 2017 in Home + Lifestyle

You’d better sit down for this: After last week’s deluge of Black Friday deals, savings for the home will roll on in many a Cyber Monday promotion. Some of the best Black Friday sales—like those at Wayfair, Target, and Article—are extending through Cyber Monday, November 27, if not the rest of the week. Meanwhile, AHAlife… Read more »

How to Save Money For a Down Payment
Posted Monday November 20, 2017 in Mortgage + Real Estate Tips

The home buying process begins long before shopping for a home. It can start years before, when you and your family decide that buying a home is going to be a long-term goal. And that means saving for a down payment. Putting money away for a down payment requires discipline and a plan. But don’t… Read more »