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Buyer Beware: Common Home Problems and How to Address Them

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Buyer Beware: Common Home Problems and How to Address Them



Looking for the perfect new home? Unfortunately, it may not exist. Even if you build a new home, you’re bound to come across issues that need a little tweaking to be truly perfect. That’s why it pays to have an experienced realtor like Brandy Coffey by your side, but it’s also helpful to have a few key resources to help you tell the difference between minor and major issues. So before you start searching for your new home, be sure to review these resources.



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  • Sometimes tap water in a new home is subpar, but there are ways to check it.

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Don’t Get in Over Your Head; Avoid These DIY Projects

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Don’t Get in Over Your Head; Avoid These DIY Projects



You might feel comfortable swinging a hammer, rolling a paint roller, and tightening screws, but no matter how handy you are, there are some projects better left to the pros. But which projects should you DIY to save money, and which projects should you find a professional to complete? Before you grab your toolbox, check out these DIY don’ts, courtesy of the Coffey Group.



What’s the Trouble Underfoot?



If your hardwood floors are looking a little drab, you can probably just buff and recoat them to bring back their old shine. However, when there are stains and extensive damage involved, they need more T...


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Downsizing the Empty Nest: How to Have a Smooth Experience

Downsizing the Empty Nest: How to Have a Smooth Experience


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Once the kids have moved out, many people think about downsizing to a smaller home. There are several benefits to doing so, but there are important steps you’ll need to take to have the smoothest experience possible. Here’s what The Coffey Group Fine Homes International thinks you need to know.



Finding a new home


You have heard the old saying relating to real estate: location, location, location. That’s with good reason, since your environment weighs heavily in how happy you are with where you live. Picking the next place you’ll call home is a big part of the downsizing process, and you’ll...


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A Budget-Friendly Decorating Guide for Couples Moving In Together

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A Budget-Friendly Decorating Guide for Couples Moving In Together


If you are considering cohabiting with your significant other, you aren’t alone. The majority of married Americans live with their wife or husband before deciding to tie the knot. This experience is an integral step in building a life together and allows you to easily spend time with your significant other on a regular basis.


The process of moving in together can be tricky, however, and you will likely have to make some compromises as you combine two different sets of belongings and two different personal styles. While you might be tempted to hire an interior designer to create an aesthetic you&rs...


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Are Smart Home Technology Upgrades Worth the Price Tag?

Are Smart Home Technology Upgrades Worth the Price Tag?


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Smart home tech gadgets come in all shapes and sizes. From automated coffee makers to smart energy monitors, there is a smart device to address every desire or need throughout the home. But are these smart home tech upgrade really worth the extra expense?


The answer is: yes and no. Some smart tech upgrades mostly provide personal benefits, making them worthwhile or not, depending on your personal preferences. Other smart home tech upgrades, meanwhile, can boost the value of your home in the long run, making them a clever investment overall.


According to surveys, 40% of realtors suggest that no matter the price, home equipped with smart te...


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