Selling a Home

Choosing an Agent to Sell Your Home: 4 Tips

January 23, 2017
family and realtor®

You’re ready to buy your dream home. But first, you have to part with your current home. Of course, you can choose to sell your home on your own. However, there are many advantages to enlisting the aid of a skilled real estate agent. How can you find the right listing agent for you? Following are four tips for choosing an agent to sell your home: Ask around. Want to find an agent who understands your home, neighborhood and expectations? Ask the people who understand…

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Life at Home

Snow Day Activities

January 17, 2017
Girl on window sill

The prospect of a snow day is often more exciting for kids than adults. With these 6 ideas, snow days can be fun for the whole family! Along with snowmen and movies, give these snow day activities a try. Free Coloring Pages Crayola, Free Coloring Pages and our home coloring pages provide fun, printable designs for children. Are you ready to join the fun? Enjoy Coloring Pages for Adults. Coloring is a fun and relaxing way to pass the time. Sock Basketball The unmatched sock…

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Buying a Home

Finding a New Home That Fits Your Lifestyle

January 11, 2017

When you shop for a new home, what do you look for? A livable floor plan comes to mind, but what does that really mean? It’s different for different people. The features you prioritize in a floor plan will depend on your lifestyle and your priorities. Here are some examples to get your thoughts moving in the right direction. Families with small children If you have small children, your floor plan wants and needs may be different than before you added little members to your…

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Life at Home

Home Improvement Resolutions

January 9, 2017
Bright Lights 2017

New Years is the time we make promises to ourselves about what we would like improve upon in the coming year. Many people resolve to lose weight, exercise, eat healthier, commit to a hobby, or kick a bad habit to the curb. Setting goals and guidelines to improve your quality of life does not have to be limited. This year, how about setting resolutions for your home?   Organizing: Do you walk past that coat closet and have to look away from the mountain of…

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Financing & Insuring

New Home Loan Limits For 2017

January 3, 2017
New 2017 Home Loan Limits

Wondering about financing a new home in 2017? Good news! Home loan limits have increased in the new year for several areas across the country. That means more homes may qualify for a greater variety of loans—potentially offering you more ways to finance your dream home! While not all areas experienced increases, it’s certainly worth checking to see if your county got a boost. Here’s a breakdown of the recent changes by loan type. Conventional loans Conventional loan limits at many Richmond American communities saw increases…

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