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A Guide to Mortgage Paperwork: What Homebuyers Should Expect

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Ready to dive into the world of homebuying? You're likely going to encounter a handful of paperwork along the way, at various stages of the process.

Here is a rundown of a few of the documents you'll likely see.

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Topics: Homeownership, Featured Blog

Two Open Positions for the Governor's House Program

For Immediate Release

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Topics: Latest News

5 Factors That Go into the Value of Your Home

The value of a home is often based on what buyers are traditionally willing to pay in the area, but each buyer is unique. A single adult may be looking for a home close to work, while a family may want a home in a neighborhood with particularly good schools. Buyers also consider everything from the size of a given house to the current state of the economy when searching for a new home.

Read on for five factors that can go into the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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Topics: Homeownership, Featured Blog

4 Simple Tips for Making Your Home More Eco-Friendly

When it comes to maintaining a green lifestyle, it can be tough to keep up with the best practices—and even more difficult to do everything right. There are some small ways, though, that you can make your own home a little more environmentally conscious.

Here are four of those simple ways to make your household more eco-friendly.

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Topics: Homeownership, Featured Blog

Noem, SDHDA to Extend Grant Funding to Households Impacted by Spring Storms

For Immediate Release

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Topics: Latest News

Unique Partnership Expands Homebuyer Education in Native Communities

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The Pros and Cons of Rental Units on Upper vs. Ground Floors

Choosing a rental unit requires you to make several decisions, including on which floor to live. You should consider noise, cost, accessibility and more before making your selection. But how do you know which floor is the right fit for you?

Read on for the pros and cons of rental units on upper versus ground floors.

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Topics: Renting

6 Tips for Prepping Your Home for an Open House

Hosting an open house can be a big undertaking, but there’s no need to feel lost. From getting organized to getting your house picture-perfect, these tips can help you and your real estate agent get ready to find the perfect buyer.

Read on for some starter tips on how to get ready for an open house.

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Topics: Homeownership

Property Listings 101: What the Details Really Mean

When unpacking the many terms and lingo in real estate listings, it can get cumbersome deciphering what each means. This is especially true when property listings feature an array of acronyms you've never heard of before.

We've compiled a set of acronyms you may encounter and how they'll affect the homebuying process.

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Topics: Homeownership

How to Prep Your Rental Units for a Successful Open House

Avoiding vacancy is every property manager's No. 1 goal. Rental units are an investment, and leaving one vacant is a surefire way to set back the gains you earn from a unit. Fortunately, open houses are a great way to get your vacant property in front of as many people as possible in a short timeframe. By hosting a successful open house, you save yourself time and put an end to vacancy headaches.

Read on for tips on how to prepare for a stellar open house.

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Topics: Property Management

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