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Homeowner Guide: How To Prepare for a Winter Storm

Winter is almost here again! You can already envision hot cocoa by the fire, cozy nights in front of the TV, and weekends spent sledding and building snowmen. But along with all the fun winter brings, there’s also the potential for severe weather – including blizzards. And if you are not prepared, a blizzard can...

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How to Insulate Your Walls

An energy-efficient home can bring you comfort and cost savings. The first step to improving your home’s energy efficiency is insulating your walls and other areas prone to losing heat. Today, new-construction homes have plenty of insulation and other energy-efficient features. But this wasn’t always the case. Older homes may have little or no insulation,...

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Should You Lease or Buy Solar Panels?

Have you been thinking about going solar? You’ve seen the commercials and are excited by the prospect of joining the renewable energy revolution, lowering your electric bills and doing your part to save the environment. But you can’t greenlight the purchase yet because you don’t know whether to lease or buy solar panels. It’s a...

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Roof Financing: Everything You Need To Know

Maybe you’ve noticed a new leak, or maybe you’re getting ready to sell your home. Whatever your motivation, there are plenty of reasons to consider a new roof. But what’s the best way to pay for it? In this article, we’ll go over everything you need to know about roof financing, from the different options...

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Swimming Pool Financing: How To Finance a Pool in 2023

Ahh, the quintessential summer lounge by the swimming pool – with sunglasses on, a lemonade in your hand and the occasional bark from your neighbor’s dog. ☀️⛱️ Pools can cost thousands to tens of thousands of dollars depending on what you want and where you live. So if you’ve longed for a pool in your...

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How to Finance Your Deck or Patio

You’re ready to add a deck to your home. Maybe you want a place to relax, a place to party, a play for the kids to play or you simply want to add value to your home.  You’ve done your homework. You figured out how much it will cost to build your deck, considered design...

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How To Finance a Home Addition: A Complete Guide

Maybe you’re planning to grow your family. Or maybe you just need the extra room. Whatever the reason, a home addition can potentially add a lot of value to your home. It can also cost a lot of money.  We’ll take you through some of the most common financing options for your home addition. You’ll...

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What Type of Loan Is Best for Home Improvements?

Your home may be your single greatest long-term investment. If your home needs some repairs or improvements or you want to renovate your home to make it more liveable, it can make a lot of sense. Also, a smart home remodel can improve the value of your home, providing a return on investment of up...

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solar panel installation

Want Solar Panels? What To Know About Your Financing Options

Solar panels are a great way to save money while shrinking your carbon footprint. Typically installed on a home’s roof, solar panels convert sunlight to electricity. But they aren’t free to buy or install. So, other than writing a big check, how can you pay to put solar panels on your home? There are ways...

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How Much Does Hardwood Flooring Cost? A Guide to Wood Flooring Prices

When your parents bought their first home, they probably had floors covered with wall-to-wall carpet. These days, more homes feature hardwood floors instead of carpet. Carpets are easier to install, but a wood floor looks beautiful, is built to last and is easier to clean than carpet or linoleum. It can also be a great...

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Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper or a Move-In Ready Home?

If you’re in the market for a home, you may be wondering if it’s better to buy a new house or remodel an existing one. Whether you go with a move-in ready home or a fixer-upper, each option comes with its pros and cons. Understanding what they are can help you to make the decision...

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Home Improvement Loans: What You Need To Know

Eyeing a home improvement project? Many people turn to home improvement loans to finance their projects. We’ll go over the different types of home improvement loans and how they work. We’ll also go over how to go about getting a home improvement loan so that you’re ready to take action if you decide getting one...

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