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How Much Home Should You Buy: Four Tips to Help You Decide

By Dawn M. Smith, MilitaryByOwner It’s so much fun! Scrolling homes for sale, that is. Admiring photos of pristine white kitchens, envisioning yourself floating in a high-end backyard oasis pool, and mentally reconfiguring the master closet to add an island. These visions of grandeur, they’re all part of the home shopping process. After all, you’re […]

Holiday Prep Tips for the First Time Host

By Dawn M. Smith Good for you! Either eagerly by choice or by default and with reluctance, you’ve decided to take on your very first holiday event as a host! There’s so much to get done. You’ll need a good chunk of your free time to prepare and plan over the next few weeks. No […]

How Important are Schools When Looking for a Home?

By Dawn M. Smith Recently, a Realtor.com survey revealed some of the most sought after amenities a home buyer would forgo to ensure they purchased a house in a good public school district. Of the 1,000 people who closed on a home in 2018, 78 percent said they would give up a coveted feature in […]