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5 Myths About Buying a Home Debunked

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 21, 2018 in  First Time Homebuyers
With access to so much information right at our fingertips, it’s hard to differentiate between good and bad advice.  The same holds true for buying a home. Whatever you’ve heard before, check to make sure you aren’t following one of these common real estate myths. Myth #1:  First, you just need to start looking. Absolutely don’t do this.  Before you begin to search houses on the market, get all your ducks in a row.  Buying a house is a process with armfuls of paperwor... read more

Design Trends of 2018

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 11, 2018 in  First Time Homebuyers  Home Improvements
We are almost halfway through 2018 and the design trends in real estate are now firmly in place. Many people try to keep up on the hottest trends, from clothing to accessories. Why not stay up-to-date on real estate trends also? Keeping your home up to date looking will ensure future buyers hold an interest should you choose to sell it. Some of the biggest trends of 2018 are trends that are simply making a comeback. Others are trends you may have never seen before. Either way, check them out and see if you find... read more

Landscaping on a Budget

Posted by Step Beyond Media on April 25, 2018 in  DIY  First Time Homebuyers
You have found the perfect home that fits your family, from top to bottom. But the outside is questionable. That’s ok! Don’t let the landscaping completely turn you off from a house that is not only within your budget, but is exactly what you’ve needed from the day you started looking. Of course everyone wants a home that has a beautiful front yard for the neighbors to admire and a backyard that you’re able to escape to for relaxation. However, sometimes you have to sacrifice one thing to ge... read more

Common Tax Mistakes Made By First Time Home Buyers

Posted by Step Beyond Media on April 06, 2018 in  First Time Homebuyers
Tax season is upon us!  For home buyers, including first time home buyers this is a good thing!  As a homeowner you get more tax benefits than a renter. However, it's easy to make mistakes when filing your taxes and missing some of the things you could be taking advantage of.  Here are some of the most common mistakes first time home buyers make...FORGETTING TO KEEP TRACK OF HOME IMPROVEMENT EXPENSESPerhaps you bought a fixer-upper and have been investing a lot of money into home improvement projects... read more
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