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Owning a home


Learn more about refinancing, updating or remodeling, as well as pro tips on how and when it's time to sell.

Learn more about updating and maintaining your home

Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and costs. Learn about the expenses of owning a home and everyday maintenance.

owning a home
Water features 101: A homeowner’s guide

A water feature can add life to your patio or garden. Learn what outdoor water features are, the different types of features and if they add value to your home.

owning a home
Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS), explained

MERS (mortgage electronic registration system) allows users to see who owns a mortgage. Learn what MERS is, how to access it and its pros and cons.

owning a home
Encumbrance in real estate, explained

Learn what encumbrances are in real estate, their types, and why encumbrances may not necessarily be a bad thing for buyers, sellers or owners.

How to increase your home's value

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