Monthly Archives June 2017

Whatever Your New Home Needs Might Be, a Mortgage Broker Can Help You Get Them

Vacation home

There are very few people who can flat out write a check for the sale price of a new house. Very few people have that kind of cash on hand. The average sale price for a home in March of 2016 was $186,000 and that is the average for the whole of the Untied States. Of course, there are pockets of real estate that sell for more and places that traditionally sell for less, but in any event, it is not a common occurrence for a homebuyer to pay all cash for their new home.

In fact, in all of 2016, 14% of people who purchased a home financed 100% of the entire cost. Whatever the financial situation might be for the buyer, whether they simply do not have the cash up front or do not want to end up cash poor in the end, finding the best possible mortgage for their new property is their main concern.

Whether the propert

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Building A Home In Central Florida and Enjoy It For Years To Come

Housing

Your home is much more than a place you sleep and store your stuff. It?s a place where memories are made, families grow, and a safe haven away from work, school, and any other activities that don?t involve sleeping. When you make the big step, and choose the house that you want to grow in, there are a lot of things to take into account, including the location, size, and affordability. Studies show that 48% of buyers interested in brand new homes cite ?energy-efficiency? as their most desired feature. New home designs are becoming more and more popular amongst millennials, especially townhouses. At 23%, millennials are the most likely to look at townhouses.

It also app

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Are You Looking for a Way to Share Your Goods with Others?

Red cross clothing pickup

The difference between the haves and the have nots in our country seems to be growing. And while the size of this problem may seem like something we have not seen before, the fact of the matter is that the distinction between those who have much and those who have little has always been a situation to consider.

Luck is not chance by the poet Emily Dickinson and the Fortune Magazine June 2017 article highlighting NASA’s announcement of a new class of astronauts raise the question of luck and how it applies to the lives we lead. Although Dickinson seems to be battling with the ideas that there is or is not only luck, only toil, the U.S. public cannot help but wonder about the amount of both luck and work that go into the selection process. The fact that only 12 people are selected fr

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Three Women’s Health Issues You Shouldn’t Ignore

First stages of menopause

It is easy for womens health issues to take a backseat to the demands of life. Too many women neglect nagging issues and leave them for too long, but it is important not to ignore the signs and symptoms that something is happening to your body. Here are three womens health issues every woman should know about:

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

As much as 8% to 20% of the global female population suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) — in fact the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Association estimates there are over 7 million sufferers in the US alone. PCOS impacts a number of areas of a woman’s health including her hormones, her fertility, her menstrual cycle, heart, blood vessels and even her appearance. It is a disease that has serious impact on a woman’s life. PCOS results in th

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5 Tips for the Beginner to Spruce up the Backyard

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Do you dream of spending relaxing time in your backyard? Yet, when you actually go into your backyard, you are left feeling overwhelmed and unsatisfied with the condition of it? Approximately 83% of Americans think having a yard is important and 90% of those with a yard think it is important that it is also well maintained. Yet, the majority of Americans do not know how to create a welcoming backyard space. Take these beginner landscaping tips and turn them into a backyard space that you can enjoy.

Keep the lawn maintained
Keeping your lawn maintained is one of the first steps to a welcoming backyard. If the grass is long, you can attract bugs and other rodents. A freshly cut grass

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Buying A New Home? 4 Need to Know Tips

Upper darby homes for sale

Buying a new home can be an exciting endeavor, especially for first time home buyers, but it can also become overwhelming fairly quickly. Looking through new houses for ?the one? isn’t as simple as you may think, there are several factors you want to keep in mind to optimize your experience. Preventing yourself from getting sucked into the hype that, in the real estate world, can suck you in and leave you dazed and wondering how you ended up where you landed once the dust settles. With that being said, here are the top four tips you’re going to want to know before diving in:

Take your time: Once you decide on your new home, make no mistake,

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Are You Ready to Look for Your First Home?

Home homes for sale

It feels like a major accomplishment.
While many of your friends were taking grand vacations and going on lavish shopping sprees, you stayed back and worked an extra shift. While your friends were constantly trading in their cars for the newest and latest models, you kept driving the paid in full car that got you through college. You did not keep yourself back from all of the fun, but you opted out of the expensive plans. When your friends were spending the day on a long bike ride with a reward of tacos at the end of the night, you went. When the college gang met for a weekend of beach volleyball and some kayaking, you went. But when the plans were elaborate and expensive, you passed and found a way to earn a little bit of extra money while your friends were on their adventure.
After four years of

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How To Plan A Successful Party Everyone Can Enjoy

Jump house rentals

Throwing a party and making sure it has all of the right elements can be stressful. You want everyone to enjoy themselves, and that means guests ranging from young children to adults. Whether you’re trying to put together a birthday party, a church event, or a school event, organizing the party can be tricky. Here are five ways to make sure you include all the right elements so that everyone can have fun!

1. Invest in a bounce house

Bounces houses are a great addition to any party because it gives children something to enjoy while their parents and other adults are chatting with other guests. It’s also a great workout for anyone of any age. In fact, a person uses 14 muscles throughout his or her body when they jump. Imagine how many calories you must be burning when you’re in a bounce house! It’s

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Custom Handmade T-Shirt Quilts Are the Perfect Memory Gift

Custom tee shirt quilt

The handmade quilts are the perfect gift. Filled with gymnastics t-shirts from the last 12 years, your daughter can enjoy thinking back to the memories as she snuggles under the custom t-shirt quilt. A few of the pieces are especially fun:

  • The purple gymnastics square that features the size eight girls t-shirt, as well as the silhouette of a gymnast in the middle of a backbend. Although you only but a single square from this shirt in the quilt, it could have been a easy one to repeat since several of your daughter’s young teammates had the exact same shirt. At the time, one of their most popular clothing stores came out with a new gymnastics themed outfit about once every two months. Every time your daughter looks at this square, she is certain to smile at the memories of herself and her fri
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