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7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home

The keys are yours, now what?
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 23, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Cleaning  First Time Home Buyers
7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home The keys are yours, now what? VICTORIA KEICHINGER Congratulations! You’re a new homeowner. While you may not be able to wait to move in, there are a few things you should consider tackling before hanging those family photos on the walls. 1. Change the locks – For peace of mind, it’s a good idea to change out the locks on your exterior doors to ensure that anyone the previous owners may have given a key to can no longer access the prop... read more
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How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving In

Arrange your furniture in your new home before moving in with this 7-step checklist.
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 17, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Home Decor
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving In Map out how you want to arrange your furniture in your new home before moving in with this 7-step checklist. SHARON LEE Guest post by Laura McHolm Designing a floor plan in your new home is a step that is frequently overlooked. However, it is essential to create a floor plan for your new home before you move.  Not only is it the step that saves you money on moving day, it also transforms a new house into your new home. If you have... read more
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Moving with a Baby: The Complete Guide for Parents

We have organized the guide into three sections: Before the Move, Moving In and Baby Proofing.
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 11, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Kids
Moving with a Baby: The Complete Guide for Parents We have organized the guide into three sections: Before the Move, Moving In and Baby Proofing. LINDSAY LISTANSKIOCT 9, 2017 By NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm On the move with a little mover in tow? Every parent knows having a baby at home is an adventure. Take that everyday baby voyage and mix in moving your home, now your adventure is more like a hike up Mt. Everest! Here’s the good news, if you plan ahead and take simple steps that trek will b... read more
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What You Can Get for $650,000 Across the Country

A look at what $650K will get you across the country.
Posted by Brianna Corey on December 02, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Investments
What You Can Get for $650,000 Across the Country In this episode of NBC Open House, Frank Isoldi of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westfield, NJ shows us a look at what $650K will get you across the country. VICTORIA KEICHINGER In today’s competitive market, it can sometimes seem impossible to find a nice home in a great neighborhood for under $1 million. In this episode of NBC Open House, Frank Isoldi of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westfield, NJ shows us a look at what $65... read more
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What is the Difference Between a Short Sale and a Foreclosure?

Here is how to get a great deal on foreclosures and short sales while heeding all the risks when buying a home
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 31, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Investments
What is the Difference Between a Short Sale and a Foreclosure? Here is how to get a great deal on foreclosures and short sales while heeding all the risks when buying a home. LINDSAY LISTANSKI Not sure about the world of foreclosures and short sales? Don’t worry. Here’s a rundown of everything you need to know to grasp the basics of foreclosures and short sales. What Are Foreclosures and Short Sales? A foreclosure is a process by which a lender is able to repossess a property when the borrower defa... read more
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