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Preparing Your Home for Winter: Six Simple Tasks

Two busy times to search for houses in Rhode Island are the spring and fall. And for good reason. Not only are there more houses to look at, but the houses also show very well during those seasons. However, living in Rhode Island means you will have to contend with Old Man Winter. So while looking at houses with spring blooms or autumn colors, you also need to understand how to prepare your home for the upcoming winter. Here are some basic tasks to keep in mind

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4 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

With the down payment, appraisal fee, closing costs, home insurance, and moving expenses, buying your first home can be both an exciting time and an expensive one. So when you find out your home is located in a flood zone, the thought of buying flood insurance may make you want to scream. But slow down! Getting flood insurance isn't just another expense – it is a way to protect what probably is the biggest financial transaction you will ever make. So here are four things you should know about flood insurance to ease your mind:

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Buying a Southern Rhode Island Beach Home: Three Things to Consider

If visions of sand, surf, and sun are occupying your thoughts, then maybe you should think about buying your own beach home. Not only will it offer happy memories for you and your family, but it can also offer the potential for some extra income. But before jumping into the proverbial waters, here are some points to consider to ensure that this is the right move:

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Is It a Fixer Upper or a Money Pit?

Who doesn't want to get a great price on a home? If you are hoping to find that bargain, and don't mind adding some sweat equity, then a fixer upper may be just the ticket for you. The problem occurs when that fixer upper devolves into a money pit, and that bargain becomes a nightmare. So how do you distinguish between a fixer upper and a money pit? Here are some tips to guide you along:

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Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Wait Until Spring to List Your Property!

Pop quiz: when is the most popular time of year to list your home? If your answer was "spring", then you and many other people have the same idea. And it is a good one. Nicer weather, budding flowers, and plenty of curious buyers. But don't think you have to wait until spring to list your home. In fact, listing your home during the winter has its advantages over the other seasons. Here are some reasons why you shouldn't wait for spring to list your home:

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