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Public Notice to Qualified Homebuyers - Mortgage Credit Certificate Program

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How to Be a Homeowner in the Wintertime

When it comes to being a homeowner, there are lots of feelings you may experience over the years. Homeownership is part of the American dream to many, but with that comes certain responsibilities—especially in the wintertime. Winters in South Dakota are all too familiar for some of us, but it's always a good reminder that winter requires some extra attention. Preparing for the long winter months can help you avoid costly problems. 

Get your house winter-ready with these handy tips!

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3 Steps to Keep Your Heating Bills Low During the Cold Months

There are few better feelings than curling up under a blanket on the couch while the snow and wind whip outside. To be carefree of the weather is a not-so-small luxury everyone should enjoy. No one likes living in a cold house during the winter. Winter is gloomy as it is, but sometimes high heating bills can make you second-guess turning up the thermostat.

Follow these three steps, and keep your heating bill low this winter.

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Tips for Managing a Monthly Budget as a Renter

If you’re new to living on your own and are a first-time renter, it may be difficult getting used to paying and budgeting for rent. In fact, a Gallup poll found that only 32 percent of Americans maintain a household budget. To be on top of the budget game, it’s important to track and record your earnings and expenses.

Follow these tips for managing a monthly budget as a renter.

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Positions Available at SDHDA

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SDHDA Hosting Listening Sessions regarding Housing Programs

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How to Stage Your Home for Selling: 6 Easy Tips to Try

For some people, seeing a blank canvas is exciting. There are so many creative opportunities to take, and the possibilities are endless. When real estate agents and homeowners show houses, they typically want to make it look as homey and inviting as possible. When you leave a house bare, there’s no opportunity to show all its capabilities and possibilities. That’s where home staging comes in.

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Statewide Homeless Count to be Conducted in January

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Accountant Position Available at SDHDA

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4 Considerations When Adding on a Deck or Porch

Porches and decks are ingrained into American culture, and they’ve been a huge part of our pastimes. Decks bring up memories of the summertime and grilling. They’re a sociable home addition, not only offering a purpose, but also increasing your house’s outside appeal. Decks and porches can add a touch of personality to any front or backyard.

Consider these guidelines if you're planning to add a deck or porch to your home.

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Topics: Property Development, Homeownership

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