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Single-Story vs. Two-Story Home

Searching for a new home involves a lot of decisions. What neighborhood do you want to live in?  How much square footage do you need?  How many bedrooms and bathrooms would you like to have?  Big yard or small yard?  …


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Fun Facts from VIP Mortgage

Quick Tidbits and Fun Facts from VIP Mortgage Did You Know…April 15th is right around the corner With tax season now in full effect, completing a 2013 tax return could turn a wishful prospect into a qualified buyer.  Most 20% down …


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Top 5 Home Remodeling Trends for 2014

Whether you have lived in a home for some time or have just purchased a home, you may be considering making some changes and a remodel is in store.  If you are interested in staying with the design times, or …



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How to Avoid Overpaying for Home Features

Most of us who have ever searched for a home before have been there, you look at a home and absolutely fall in love.  Your heart starts racing and you see another couple looking at the home, thinking about making …


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How to Prepare Your Home for the Winter

It all starts with those fall leaves, that crisp autumn air, that first cozy fire.  As the temperatures drop and fall is in full force, it is important to think forward to the coming months.  It is important to prepare …


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Outdoor Activities to Enjoy in Arizona

Arizona experiences a luxuriously long season in which its residents can enjoy a number of outdoor activities.  Even when the temperatures rise most homes have a refreshing pool to jump in!  The Valley of the Sun offers a variety of …


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Tips for Updating Your Kitchen

Perhaps you recently purchased a home and the home’s kitchen is a “fixer upper.”  Or maybe, you have lived in a home for some time and the kitchen is beginning to look outdated and you want to give it a …


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What to Consider When Looking for a Family Home

If you have children or plan to have children in the near future, this will play an important role in deciding what type of home you need.  When looking to purchase a new home, it is important to consider certain …


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How Much House Do You Need?

Bigger is better, right?  In some instances, this may be the case but when choosing a home, there are a few factors to consider when deciding how much house you need.  Having seen what happened when the housing market crashed, …