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How to Choose a Home That Will Appreciate Featured
How to Choose a Home That Will Appreciate

The potential for appreciation is an important factor to consider when choosing a home to purchase. Appreciation is when the value of your home increases over time. There are many factors that contribute to home value appreciation; some of them are out of your control, but there are some that you can control or predict […]

June 16, 2022
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5 Tips for a Fabulous Game Room
5 Tips for a Fabulous Game Room

Creating a game room right in your own home is a great way to make the most of your space and create a fun atmosphere for making memories with family and friends. With a little forethought and planning, almost any space can become your ideal game room! Follow our tips below to get started.   Decide […]

May 17, 2022
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5 Tips for a Greener Home Life
5 Tips for a Greener Home Life

Celebrating and preserving the Earth starts right in your own home! In honor of Earth Day, First Home Mortgage is sharing some of our favorite habitat-healthy habits.   Install a Rain Barrel  Rain barrels are an easy and inexpensive way to store natural rainwater, which can be used to water your garden, lawn, and even indoor […]

April 21, 2022
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Pros and Cons of Moving to a Neighborhood with an HOA
Pros and Cons of Moving to a Neighborhood with an HOA

Homeowners’ associations, or HOAs, are organizations consisting of a governing board of resident volunteers who create and enforce rules for a subdivision or planned unit development. If you buy a property within a community with an HOA, you are required to be a member which will happen automatically upon your purchasing the home. There are […]

April 07, 2022
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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making your home more energy efficient is not only good for the environment but also for your wallet. Small changes can make a big difference in your energy bill. Thankfully we live in a time where technology and innovation make changes much easier than in the past. We have the resources to live greener now […]

March 31, 2022
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Tips for Moving with Pets
Tips for Moving with Pets

Your pets are important members of your family, and when you choose to move—be it across town or across the country—their needs should be factored in. There are a lot of considerations to make before, during, and after your move. Read on for some helpful tips regarding moving with pets. Contact Your Vet You’ll want […]

March 10, 2022
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5 Tips to Maximize the Aesthetic of Your Home This Spring
5 Tips to Maximize the Aesthetic of Your Home This Spring

Spring is right around the corner which usually means it’s time to start thinking about the landscaping and gardening that needs to be done to maximize your curb appeal. You don’t need a big budget or a lot of time but making small changes can make a big difference. Here are 5 ways to add […]

March 03, 2022
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The Best Home Technology Featured at CES 2022
The Best Home Technology Featured at CES 2022

What’s better than being a homeowner? Being a smart homeowner! And thanks to CES 2022, we now know about the incredible technology that will soon be available to make your life at home even easier. Here’s a look at our top five favorite items that were featured at the show.* LG is taking cooking appliances […]

February 07, 2022
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Preparing For The Holiday Season
Preparing For The Holiday Season

With the world slowly getting back to a new normal after Covid-19, this year’s holiday season might reflect the past holiday seasons, which for many is hectic. If you’re hosting dinner at your house this year, your mind is probably going through every detail before guests arrive. Here are a few pointers to help you […]

November 17, 2021
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Adding Value to Your Home This Fall
Adding Value to Your Home This Fall

For most homeowners, fall is the season you adorn the house with harvest decorations and take in the colorful foliage. The new season can also be the perfect time to tackle some home improvement projects you have on your to-do list. The cooler weather makes outside DIY tasks more bearable, or if you decide to […]

November 08, 2021
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Understanding Property Taxes
Understanding Property Taxes

When buying a home, most of us know to expect costs associated with homeownership such as closing fees and utility payments, but what about property taxes? Property taxes are an unavoidable aspect of owning a home. Read on to learn more about property taxes and how it’s decided how much you have to pay. What […]

October 06, 2021
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