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Mead, Colorado Has a Lot to Offer Homebuyers

March 24, 2014

Colorado is popular among new homebuyers, and not just because it boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. The Centennial State is celebrated for its rich history, diverse geography, booming economy, thriving arts scene and seemingly endless array of recreational opportunities. But planting roots in Colorado doesn’t have to mean residing in a major metropolitan area like Denver, Boulder or Colorado Springs. If you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the big city and enjoy a slower, more relaxed pace of life,…

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Finding a Dog-friendly Neighborhood

February 15, 2014

When searching for your dream neighborhood, it’s important to consider the needs of every member of the household—including the family dog! Is the community walk-worthy? How’s the traffic? Are there veterinarians and pet stores nearby? Does the city or HOA have pet or noise rules? How close is the nearest dog park?  If your dog could speak, these might be a few of his questions (ok, maybe not the one about the vet). Keeping Spot’s perspective in mind could help you choose a dog-friendly neighborhood…

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Relocating to a New Home in Laveen, AZ

January 13, 2014

Known for its big sky, bright stars and breathtaking sunsets, Arizona is popular among tourists and homebuyers alike. And the striking city of Laveen is the perfect place to call home. Laveen offers a dramatic desert backdrop, mild winter weather and close proximity to schools, shopping, dining and recreation—plus it’s located just eight miles from beautiful downtown Phoenix! Whether you’re relocating to a new home in Laveen, AZ, or you’re just passing through, you’ll definitely want to check out these popular local attractions: Mystery Castle –…

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Why Call Baltimore Home?

December 4, 2013

It’s hard to resist the many charms of Baltimore, Maryland. Just ask any of the nearly 3 million residents in the Baltimore-Towson metro area. With its rich history, thriving economy, vibrant arts scene and close proximity to the nation’s capital, it’s no surprise homebuyers are flocking to this enchanting city by the sea. Baltimore and its neighbors are home to numerous schools, businesses, shops, restaurants, museums, art galleries, parks and more. Some popular attractions that make living in and around Charm City so appealing include:…

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4 Best Cities to Retire

November 14, 2013

Planning for retirement involves a number of factors, from building your nest egg to scouting where you’ll choose to live. Maybe you’re dreaming of a sunny property on the beach, or perhaps you’d prefer a quiet home near the grandkids. When considering where to retire, be sure to consider not only the amount of sunshine and number of golf courses nearby but the financial atmosphere, quality of life offered and desirable amenities. Whether you’re ready to retire in the near future or just planning ahead,…

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