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14 of Our Top Communities Across the Country

September 10, 2018

Location, location, location—it’s one of the most important considerations when you’re buying a new home. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of 14 exciting communities in prime locations across the country, so no matter where you want to live, you can find a neighborhood you’ll be thrilled to call home.   Tehaleh in Booney Lake, Washington From the $400s If outdoor amenities top your wish list, look no further than this idyllic neighborhood. Boasting multiple parks and trails, Tehaleh is perfect for lovers of the…

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25 Best Posts for Home Shoppers, Sellers & Lovers!

September 9, 2018
Blog Anniversary

We’re celebrating seven years of home-centered stories by rounding up our most popular articles in each category! We hope you’ll enjoy them and keep following our blog for more homebuying tips, recipes, decorating inspiration, local real estate stories and more. Best posts for homebuyers The Facts on Closing Costs Finding a New Home that Fits Your Lifestyle New Home or Resale? Design Center Success: How to Go Home Happy Best posts for homeowners Floor Plan Spotlight: The Game Room Dreaming of a Home Gym? Make…

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Mother & Daughter Hit the Home Jackpot in Las Vegas

September 5, 2018

Andrea and her 26-year-old daughter, Debony, were ready for a new home in North Las Vegas. Having enjoyed a ranch-style layout in the past, Andrea was eager to live in a one-story floor plan again. When she happened upon Centennial Valley, Andrea immediately knew she had to bring Debony to see the model homes. Having lived in Las Vegas for over 30 years, Andrea had a clear understanding of what she was seeking in a new home and neighborhood. The impressive entryway is one of…

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Mix and Match: Update Favorite Spaces with this Versatile Design Trend

August 31, 2018

In today’s blog post, the team from Progress Lighting provides insight on a very popular home trend that can provide immediate impact in favorite spaces—mixing and matching lighting fixtures within the same space! Are you planning to refresh your home but aren’t sure where to start? Some of today’s most popular design trends encourage mixing and matching your favorite home accents within the same space. According to Progress Lighting’s Director of Marketing Communications Jennifer Kis, there is no need to feel limited by fixtures—or even…

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Buying a Home

Cost Comparison: Rent or Buy

August 30, 2018
Couple calculating finances

There are many benefits to being a homeowner. From a purely financial perspective, there are tools to help determine the cost of renting versus buying a home. Comparing the cost of renting to buying usually depends on key factors, such as budgeted monthly rent, target home price, the length of time you plan to live in the home and what your mortgage rate would be. Estimating these values can help determine if buying is financially advantageous. In addition to the actual buying costs, it is…

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