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Understanding Your Credit Score

If you are about to become a first-time homebuyer, you are sure to have heard and read a lot about the importance of having a good credit score. You may be wondering, what exactly is a credit score? How is it determined? What can you do to improve it? We’ve got the answers!

House Size

How Much House is Right for You

If you’re searching for a new home in 2022, one of the first factors you’ll want to determine is how large of a home you are searching for. If you’re upgrading from a studio apartment, you may be happy with a starter home. Or, if you’re downsizing from a family home, you may be looking for a maintenance-free condo. Before you begin your home search, identify your needs in a home so you’re looking in the right direction.

Summer house

Get Your Yard in Top Shape This Summer

Your house is clean, your closets and cupboards have been decluttered and organized… now what? As soon as the temperature starts rising and there are no more signs of snow, it’s time to start thinking about yard work. Yard work can be a daunting task, so it’s best to break it up one section at a time. Check out our step-by-step guide for getting your yard and patio ready for summer!

Fence

Does a Fence Add Value to a Home?

When you decide to sell your home, you may start considering how to increase your home’s market value. One question home sellers ask is: Does a fence increase home value? Our experience has shown that while an appraiser may not increase home value with a new fence, a well-maintained fence can add curb appeal to the home, which can help you sell your home faster.

Prep home for home sale

7 Tips to Prep Your Home for a Spring Sale

Spring! The cold winter weather is behind us (mostly), and the heat of the summer is still months away. Now is the perfect time to check those spring cleaning chores off of your to-do list.

Closing on a home and receiving the keys

6 Steps on How to Buy a New Home

Ready to purchase a new home but don’t know where to start? There is a lot that goes into purchasing a home! The Young Team has you covered with tips and tricks for a streamlined process.