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SPRING PREPARATION TIPS

Well, March is on the go, and soon we will be reaching spring’s equinox, when we not only will have to do adjustments to our clocks but also prepare our homes to get the most out of this very special…

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Black History Month Special: Homeownership Exclusion In America

Dig in more, on this particular aspect of Black History by reading The Black History of Housing in America: How the Dream Was Deferred explaining exclusionary zoning of black families those early years after World War II.

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It’s Shovel Time!

Snow storming has been happening a lot lately, so don’t leave preparations for the last minute. Pay attention to weather forecasts and if a storm seems on its way, pre-salt those areas you’ll probably need to clear later, like accesses…

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Fueling Tips for the Winter

Dear homeowners, colder weather is getting closer and closer so better be ready and start replacing summer fuel for a denser, more-appropriate-for-winter one. Fuel stored for more than six months it is also advisable to be replaced. Always remember to…

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HOMEOWNERS & PETS

Are you a new homeowner wanting to have a pet? ⁠.⁠Before you move forward to adopt or purchase one, beware of local regulations on pet ownership. The law may change from city to city on this matter so better inform…

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FALL PEST PREVENTION

Listen, there’s no need for unnecessary encounters with bugs seeking shelters during the colder days ahead, so preventive measures, like filling cracks with spray foam can avoid any unpleasant confrontation..Visit Fall Pest Prevention Tips Every Homeowner Should Know to read…

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LEASE NEGOTIATION

Although the first location might seem the perfect one, always search for several options before making your final decision! Also counting with a tenancy agent to help you scout the best of the best is always advisable.⁠ Visit Five Things…

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Inspect before Renting

It´s important to guarantee the safety and wellbeing of your tenants but also to protect your investment, so take a look at these essential property management tips for new landlords that will help you have everything in place before renting.…

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Start your First Garden

It ain´t rocket science but doing some research and asking locals what kind of plants harvest best in your neighborhood as well as doing some observation on how the sun hits your property, are two things that can make a…

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Dear Landlord, your word has value…

Dear Landlord, your word has value. ⁠ It is important to keep it.⁠ If you promised a meeting to discuss something with the tenant or if repairs are pending, try to carry them out within the time window agreed for…