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April 2017

Found 5 blog entries for April 2017.


There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either yours or your landlord’s.

As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains:

“Households must consume housing whether they own or rent. Not even accounting for more favorable tax treatment of owning, homeowners pay debt service to pay down their own principal while households that rent pay down the principal of a landlord plus a rate of return.  

That’s yet another reason owning often does—as Americans intuit—end up making more financial sense than renting.”

Christina Boyle, a

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS.... 

Celebrated on the second Sunday of the month, May 14th is Mothers Day 2017


Looking for something a little different to get a Mom in your life, this year?
Check out this quick list that is sure to please!

  •  Sign the card with "You're out of this world!" when you gift her this Solar System Necklace:
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  • Live in a different location than your Mom? She will love this fun, personalized map of location map of your location and hers:
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  • Upload some special or funky pictures of you and/or your kids and get a personalized calendar printed out.                
Pro-Tip: Walgreens/CVS/Walmart, etc, usually run AWESOME coupon codes for personalized gifts such as this before hand, so be sure to look…
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If you can’t beat them….

By the year 2000, Bob Barnum and Charlie Laurens alternated as the #1 sales and listing agents for Rose & Womble, with each inching past the other from the month prior. As such, a friendly but competitive friendship emerged as they consulted each for advice and bounced ideas off each other while leading teams of their own.

By 2010, their wives had jokingly “had enough.”

Why not just merge and become ONE team?

 

And just like that, The Perfect House Team was born.

 

The Perfect House Team’s mission is simple.

We aim to deliver the absolute pinnacle of local Real Estate service in all of Hampton Roads.

With over 110 years of combined real estate expertise, we provide a personal and exceptional real estate

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Yes. You read that right! 

Up for grabs: Chances to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!
All you have to do is make sure you've "Liked" our page and comment beneath our contest picture with what makes a home "perfect" to you:

Is it a pool? Curb appeal? Vaulted ceilings? Fireplace in the den? Spacious living room? Garage? Eat-in kitchen? Quaint shed? Fantastic laundry room? All of the above? Tell us! 

No. Really. Entering for a chance to win really is THAT easy....!

 

Contest closes at 11am, EST on 20 April 2017. 
Winner will be notified by 5pm.
Good luck!

Click here to head over to our page on Facebook!

 

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Looking for a new home?


4 Things To Look For In A New Home...

 

Manageable Monthly Expenses:

If you’ve been renting all your adult life, you’ll be surprised by how much owning a home actually costs. Make sure your final choice truly fits your budget comfortably.



 

Low Maintenance:

Maintenance costs are the great unknown in homeownership, the older the house, the more it will cost to keep running. Here you have two options: be ready to learn handy household skills, or buy a newer home that is lower maintenance!


 

 

 

Room To Grow:

Use that purchase power to buy space, which is much more important than fancy finishes. You can always upgrade a drab kitchen and knock out a wall to create an open

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