How to Find Down Payment Assistance Programs

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You just found your dream home, and it's within your budget! One thing has you scratching your head though, how are you going to come up with the 20% down payment? You're worried that if you can't find the...
11 Things To Do When Selling A Fixer-Upper

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In most markets, it's customary for sellers to work on their home until it's in top condition before listing it for sale. But sometimes sellers need to offload their home without making those cosmetic...
Buying A Fixer-Upper: A Complete Guide

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Lots of us enjoy whiling away an hour or three watching those shows on HGTV that involve an attractive couple buying a house, spending what seems like a few hours (or days) making some repairs and upgrades...
First Steps for a Homebuyer

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Thinking about buying your first home? Hear Commonwealth Properties broker Prescott White give his advice on the first steps you should take. The next step? Get in touch with us at to find a qualified agent...
6 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

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The more you know about the home buying process, the more likely you will be able to get the home of your dreams at a price you can afford. That's why we've put together these six tips for helping you achieve...
19 Ideas To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

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Even though humans are a species that builds and maintains our own shelter (also known as "homes"), we can all appreciate the beauty that the natural outdoors has to offer -- and indeed, there are entire...
24 Green Upgrade Ideas For Your House

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Implementing some "green" upgrades in a home you own is almost always a great investment -- first, because it can often save you money as the homeowner, and second, because more and more buyers are looking for...