Kendra Fountain, REALTOR®'s Blog Posts

Downsize Your Home, Rightsize Your Life: How to Choose the Ideal Smaller Home

When you've lived somewhere for many years, it can be tough to say goodbye. But if you (or a loved one) currently have a home that is bigger than necessary or is too high maintenance, it may be time

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Upgrade Your Home - 2024 Design Trends

One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to make it truly your own with design choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Whether you lean toward contemporary design or a

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Now is the Time to Leverage Your Equity!

Homeowners Have Incredible Equity To Leverage Right NowEven though home prices have moderated over the last year, many homeowners still have an incredible amount of equity. But what is equity? In

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Tips to Becoming a Homeowner on a First-Time Buyer’s Budget

It's not easy being a first-time homebuyer right now. At the end of last year, housing affordability hit an all-time low.1 Additionally, mortgage rates have risen significantly since 2021, while

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Top 6 Home Design Trends To Watch in 2023 (1)

Over the past few years, many of us have spent extra time at home—and that means weappreciate the personal design touches that make a house cozy and comfortable more thanever. Some of us have

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Bad Credit? How to Get a Home Loan

Many people think you need ‘perfect credit’ and a large down payment to get a home loan. You don’t.Today, there are programs for people with less than perfect credit and little

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Mistakes to Avoid - First-Time Homebuyer

First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes to AvoidBuying your first home is one of the most exciting decisions you’ll make in your life! It comes with a lot of responsibility, but a lot of excitement too.

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Which is Right for You?

Renting vs Owning – Which is Right for You?If you’re thinking about moving this year, you may wonder if renting or owning is the best choice? While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all

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Factors Affect Mortgage Approval?

What Factors Affect Mortgage Approval?Before you look at homes, it’s always a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. This way you know how much you can afford and what your mortgage

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