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New Years Resolution: How to Save for a House in 12 Months

Posted by Alysia Bauer on December 11, 2019 in  Holiday  Home Buying
The New Year is quickly approaching, which means it is time to start thinking about resolutions. What goals do you have for 2020? Do you want to lose a few pounds? Learn a new hobby? Spend more time with the family? These are all great goals, but why not start saving for a house as well? Buying a home is one of life’s biggest milestones and one of the largest purchases you will ever make. While it may seem impossible, we have some tips for how you can start saving for your dream home. Set Aside Part of Your... read more
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Best ways to prevent Thanksgiving disasters

Tips for how to host a safe Thanksgiving
Posted by Alec Bell on November 22, 2019 in No Category
Thanksgiving is a really important part of the year. For many people, it’s a time to gather with friends and family, gorge themselves on amazing homemade food, and take lots and lots of naps. For others its a time to prep for the busiest retail shopping day of the year, Black Friday. But for a very, very unlucky few, Thanksgiving is a time of ruined dinners and firey disasters. Luckily, I have some tips to help you avoid that flame ingulfed poultry disaster that would surely ruin your Thanksgiving. Properl... read more
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Selling Your Home with Pets

Why (and How) You Hide Evidence of Pets When Selling
Posted by Alysia Bauer on November 18, 2019 in  Pets
Selling a home with a pet can be a challenge. While you might consider your pet as part of the family, not everyone may agree. Buyers want to be able to envision themselves in a home, which means hiding any and all evidence of your fur baby. Even the slightest hint of a pet could send a potential buyer running. Don’t worry, we are here to help!   Remove Pet Odors This is probably the most important when it comes to selling your home because a strong odor is one of the top reasons why a buyer will pass on... read more
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Winter Is Coming: How to Stay Warm

Home Improvements & Tips to Curb the Cold
Posted by Amanda Martin on November 11, 2019 in No Category
After enjoying a prolonged summer, it felt like fall would never arrive. However Midwesterners are feeling the chill now and with it comes the disquieting thought; winter is just around the corner. To avoid the shivers in the coming months, CBH has some helpful hints for you to stay warm. 1. Rearrange Simply moving things around can help a lot. Take stock of where your furniture is. For instance, do you have a chair by a window? Well then you have a seat next to a draft. Who wants that? Keep popular and well use... read more
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Veteran Homeownership

Understanding Veteran Homeownership Benefits
Posted by Erin Wood on November 06, 2019 in No Category
When it comes to making a move, it’s safe to say you know a thing or two. You probably saw your fair share of moving during your military days, and now, as a veteran, you might be thinking of settling down. But whether it’s your first move or your final move, knowing where to begin can still be overwhelming. The good news is: thanks to your service, there are a number of homeownership benefits available to you. Check out these veteran homeownership assistance and reimbursement programs!   1. &... read more
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