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3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

Property search has gone digital. Finding a home in 2018 looks very different than finding a home in 1998 or even 2008. Millennials currently makeup 56% of first-time home buyers and are the largest demographic of home buyers generally. So, naturally, online property search services have become much more prevalent. These tools offer convenience and […]

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5 Questions to Consider When Hiring a Chimney Sweep

5 Questions to Consider When Hiring a Chimney Sweep

As we mentioned in our recent blog post, Chimney Sweep FAQs, not all chimney sweeps are created equal. Unfortunately, virtually anyone could start a business and call themselves a sweep. This presents problems for homeowners looking for high-quality service and expertise. How can you be sure that a sweep meets those standards before allowing him […]

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What NOT to Burn in Your Fireplace

What NOT to Burn in Your Fireplace

The key to a roaring fire and a healthy chimney system is using the right fuel. In a recent blog post, we discussed which types of wood serve as the best fuel for your fire. In this post, however, we will be exploring the opposite end of the spectrum: what NOT to burn in your […]

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Understanding Real Estate Representation

Understanding Real Estate Representation

Buying or selling a house can be an emotional whirlwind. However, this process is first and foremost a legal transaction. Because of this, it is crucial to select real estate representation that will protect your interests in the transaction. In this blog post, we’ve provided an overview of the most common types of agency relationships […]

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Why Does My Chimney Smell In The Summer?

Why Does My Chimney Smell In The Summer?

In the middle of this hot Indiana summer, it’s likely that you haven’t thought much about your chimney. That is, until you could no longer ignore that persistent musty, smoky odor. It’s normal for a chimney to have a scent, but if your chimney is noticeably smelly, especially in the summer, there is an issue […]

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The 3 Stages of Creosote Buildup You Should Know About

The 3 Stages of Creosote Buildup You Should Know About

Many homeowners know the buildup of creosote inside a chimney is dangerous. It can cause poor chimney performance and even lead to a chimney fire if left untreated. What many may not know are the different stages of creosote buildup and how it can impact their chimney service. If you haven’t had your chimney serviced […]

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Chimney Sweep FAQS

Chimney Sweep FAQS

A chimney sweep is critical maintenance that ensures the integrity of your chimney and the safety of your home. Of course, for such important maintenance, you want the assistance of a professional with experience and expertise. That said, homeowners should also have the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about their chimneys and their homes. […]

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The 3 Levels of Chimney Inspections

The 3 Levels of Chimney Inspections

An annual chimney inspection is paramount for the health of your home. Whether or not you use your chimney regularly, you need to ensure that it stays functionally safe and efficient. While most homeowners know the importance of a regular chimney inspection, many are unaware of the different degrees of chimney inspections and what type […]

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Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

No home is perfect. As a homeowner, you know the list of projects always grows. When it comes time to sell your home, you should strategically select a few projects that will increase the value of your home and help you find a buyer. When deciding what to focus on, you should look at your […]

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How To Prepare for an Open House

How To Prepare for an Open House

Getting ready for an open house is incredibly stressful. Preparing to display your house to potential buyers, while still living in that house, can feel like an endless struggle. Throw some kids and pets into the mix, and the task becomes near impossible. To help you out, we’ve broken down a checklist of tasks, counting […]

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