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4 Benefits of Buying a Home in the Winter

The real estate market operates in cycles: the busy season is kicking off in the spring, where transactions ramp up and slow down as the winter months take hold. Traditionally, the Winter is regarded as the “off-season” within real estate, and the market is not as robust as the middle of summer.

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Get Your Home Organized For Good

Are you constantly tidying your home only for it to be in disarray in a matter of days, perhaps even hours later? Then you aren't alone. One in four Americans have a problem with clutter in their homes, and it's not surprising given that the average household contains as many as 300,000 items.

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7 Tips to Protect Your Home from Freezing Temperatures

In the dead of winter, cold snaps that bring freezing temperatures can linger for weeks and even months in some places. Depending on where you live, you may not experience such intense bouts of weather, but it brings an extra set of risks and dangers for homeowners. For those who experience this severe cold weather, it’s best to prepare yourself and your home to ensure you stay safe and warm even on the coldest nights.

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Kickoff 2022 with an Updated Member Profile

As we step into 2022, the new year is a great opportunity to reflect on the milestones you have accomplished and get yourself ready to tackle your new goals. This time of year is about starting fresh and setting yourself up for continued success for the year ahead of you.

By: Chris Karczewski Member Exclusive

Body Cams and Home Inspectors: A New Application

Recently, a real estate agent representing a former mutual client contacted Jon Bolton of The Inspectagator in Florida, claiming his team had “ruined” the client’s gutters. The agent sent a photograph of a dent in the gutters with a demand that the inspection company pay to install new ones.

By: Stephanie Jaynes Member Exclusive
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10 Questions New Home Inspectors Should Ask

Home inspecting is a tough field. Stand behind what you know—and if you don’t know, go on and learn it. Have a network of people, and don’t be afraid to ask questions.