Spring Cleaning: A Complete Checklist BY SARAH AGUIRRE

April 19, 2018

The flowers are blooming, the birds are serenading, and our house still feels like it’s stuck with winter blues. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer. Spring Cleaning Checklists By Room These tutorials help with any […]

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Let the Sun Shine In: More Ways to Brighten Your Home and Improve Its Appeal

March 29, 2018

When you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the details. Should you paint the front door? How about changing out that fixture in the dining room? Do you need to redo the floors or will a good deep cleaning be enough? So many questions, so many tasks that you suddenly […]

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Top 5 Remodeling Mistakes

March 22, 2018

The sound of a sledgehammer smashing through sheetrock may get your pulse racing, but before you accidentally knock out a support wall full of wiring, take a long, deep breath and let’s ponder what can go terribly wrong with your remodel. The thing is that you can’t exactly x-ray the walls of your home to […]

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Come Downtown and Grab for Gold!!!

March 14, 2018

Don’t forget to come to Clay Center’s Downtown tomorrow for a chance to win great prizes and CCBA bucks. Have fun and good luck!!!

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7 Tips for Saving More on Your Next Remodel

March 12, 2018

In 1986, Tom Hanks starred in a movie called “The Money Pit.” It was all about a couple’s adventures in remodeling what has to be the worst house ever. Even though it was a comedy, if you’ve ever been part of a big remodel, some of the situations the co-stars find themselves in (re: the […]

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Are You Ready To Buy?

March 6, 2018

When that rent check leaves your hand every month (or, more likely, you click the button on the website), you feel a little lighter in the wallet and a bit more empty inside. Every month, that money goes into your landlord’s pocket, pays down their principal, helps them increase their net worth and you get […]

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10 Crucial Questions To Ask Before Choosing a Mortage

March 5, 2018

By Andrea Murad | Jan 21, 2016 6:30AM Make sure you understand your financing options before you take the important step of buying a home. Buying a home is time-consuming. Before you even start searching for that perfect property, whether you’re searching for homes for sale in Chicago, IL, or Houston, TX, you’ll need to spend hours working with mortgage […]

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How Insurance Can Protect Your Home

March 1, 2018

Whether you’re buying a house or even thinking about it, you’re probably hearing a lot about insurance and how you need it. But there are so many kinds and you’re not really even sure which ones do what and if you actually need them all. Car insurance was a breeze, there’s only the one kind […]

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March Gardening Calendar

February 28, 2018 March Garden Calendar This month brings us the official first day of spring, longer days, and more time to work in the evening with daylight savings time. Get ready for the full rush as your lawn and garden break out of their winter dormancy. Vegetables and Fruits •    Prepare soil for spring planting. •   […]

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5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for the Spring Real Estate Market

February 27, 2018

Even though it’s the middle of the winter season, before you know it, spring will be here. Historically in most real estate markets, the spring is when it really begins to heat up. The spring real estate market generally yields the highest prices for those selling their home. This is only possible though if the […]

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