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The First-Time Homebuyer's Guide to Yankton

If you're considering a move to the southern city of Yankton, South Dakota, you have options when it comes to first-time homebuying. South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) can assist future homeowners in finding the perfect space in the state's seventh-largest city. From downpayment and closing-cost assistance to competitive interest rates, there is much to consider.

Check out our first-time homebuying guide to Yankton.

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Topics: Homeownership

Housing Management Officer Position Available at SDHDA

For Immediate Release

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A Guide to Paperwork Every Property Manager Should Have On Hand

As a property manager, there is a variety of paperwork that can prove useful to the operations of your business. From tenant documentation and applications to items useful in informing and educating your renters, be prepared for anything.

Here are five such pieces of paperwork it's a good idea to keep on hand.

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Topics: Property Management

5 Ways to Make a Small Apartment Bathroom Feel Bigger

Whether you’re in Brooklyn or Brookings, sometimes apartments can feel cramped. And if you’re living with other housemates, space can be even harder to come by. This especially takes place in one of the most important rooms in the house—the bathroom.

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Topics: Renting

8 Mistakes All Property Developers Should Avoid

Property development can be a rewarding avenue to bring more housing options to your community or region. Whether you have years of experience under your belt or you're just beginning, there are many common mistakes that can transpire when embarking on a project.

Here are eight such pitfalls that property developers may encounter.

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Topics: Property Development

4 Budget-Friendly Ways to Enhance Your Bathroom Space

A bathroom is arguably one of the most important rooms in a home. According to studies, an average adult will spend 416 days of his or her life in a bathroom. Bathrooms should be quiet, practical, private—and hopefully clean. In order to preserve or extend the usefulness of your bathroom, it may need a makeover. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a not-so-handyman, having a fine-looking and functional bathroom can add value to your home for years to come.

Check out these guidelines to help enhance your bathroom on a budget.

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Topics: Homeownership

SDHDA Awards Dick Werner with 2019 Friend of Housing Award

For Immediate Release

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SDHDA Announces 2019 Elmer D. Whitepipe Award of Excellence Recipient

For Immediate Release

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Financial Assistance Available for Homeowners Recovering from Natural Disasters

PIERRE, SD – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) today recited that Housing Opportunity Funds (HOF) remain available to aid in recovery efforts for households impacted by the 2019 natural disasters.

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Tips for Maximizing Apartment Space with Kids

Whether you call a studio, a two-bedroom or a multi-level unit home, apartments can sometimes feel low on space—particularly when children enter the picture. So what can you do as a renter to make your space more hospitable for a larger family?

Here are a few easy tips to try out to make your apartment feel more spacious once you have kids.

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Topics: Renting

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