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Jan 27 2022
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Open Mortgage, a multi-channel mortgage lender dedicated to empowering the dream of homeownership, is proud to launch the new “10 In 20” brand campaign, celebrating its growth and commitment to serve 10,000 families in its 20th anniversary year. The 10 In 20 campaign celebrates Open Mortgage’s record-setting goal to serve 10,000 families as they secure […]
Jan 25 2022
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Before you begin your next home renovation project, take the time to learn from the mistakes of others. Renovation regrets are simple enough to avoid when you know which ones you’re most likely to face. Here are six to watch out for. Spending Too Much Breaking your budget on any financial expenditure can leave you […]
Jan 4 2022
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Money matters can dominate the conversation about New Year’s resolutions. And, of course, there are plenty of paths to consider when hoping to strengthen your finances. For homeowners, a little investment in their property can provide a big pay-off. If improving your financial stability is part of your 2022 plans, consider these home projects to […]
Dec 28 2021
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Smart home devices and other new technologies are in-demand year-round but can have an outsized impact during the coldest season. Find out what your home may be missing when it comes to technology that can keep you safe, warm, and efficient this time of year. Smart Thermostat Smart thermostats have become relatively common in recent […]
Dec 23 2021
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This time last year, many people canceled their holiday parties and traditions due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Now with vaccines readily available for anyone over the age of five and CDC guidance that makes in-home gatherings a responsible option for many, hosting duties are making a dramatic return. After such a long hiatus, make sure […]
Dec 21 2021
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There’s no right way to retire. The options for retirement living are limited only by your budget and your priorities. Fortunately, your budget may not be holding you back as much as you thought. Take a look at some of the ways you can settle in for the next phase of your life and a […]
Dec 16 2021
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Temperatures are dropping, and time is running out to make sure your home is ready for winter. While most homeowners have a long to-do list awaiting them, some maintenance needs shouldn’t be ignored. Making these simple tasks a priority can help you avoid a wintertime scramble in the harshest conditions. Keep reading, and make plans […]
Dec 9 2021
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If you’re planning a home renovation, and retirement is on the horizon, you might want to take some extra time to plan your projects. Most home improvement projects require careful planning, but the challenges of retirement can raise the stakes even higher. We’ve put together a few tips to guide your pre-retirement renovation and help […]
Dec 2 2021
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The holiday season is an exciting time, particularly for brand new homeowners. The first winter in a recently-purchased home offers an opportunity to decorate, host, and begin long-lasting traditions. However, a full embrace of the Christmas spirit can also get expensive. This is especially true when it’s combined with the recent rise in real estate […]
Nov 30 2021
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Most of us know what we want in a home, but what about what happens outside of a home? In this video, our CEO and founder, Scott Gordon, discusses natural disasters, climate, and what buyers should ask before committing to a property. Some of the topics he covers: Does the area’s climate impact your insurance […]