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Thursday, September 30, 2021   /   by Capprice Kitchen

Maxing Out Your Home Buying Budget

Maxing out your home buying budget can be tempting especially after pre-approval, but it can also cause plenty of financial risk down the road. Making sure you leave yourself enough room for other financial goals can help you rather than hurt you in the long term.

A rule of thumb to keep in mind when purchasing your home is not to max out your budget!

Remember, the bank will review your financial portfolio to determine the mortgage amount you qualify for. Do not use your entire life savings when purchasing a home. Put some money aside to cover potential closing costs, taxes, insurance repairs, and monthly bills.

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Monday, March 15, 2021   /   by Capprice Kitchen

Easy Kitchen Updates on a Budget

Easy Kitchen Updates on a Budget

If there’s one area of your home that you can see the largest return on your investment, it’s the kitchen. It’s the heart of the home and the first area most buyers look at when considering buying a home.

Not all home renovations increase your home’s value or provide any return, but kitchen updates pay you back in spades.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to (and shouldn’t) do a complete kitchen remodel. It’s too expensive and you won’t see enough of a return on your investment. But moderate kitchen updates are the sweet spot when looking to increase your home’s value.

Here are the easiest and least expensive updates to make that give you the largest return.

Paint the Cabinets

If you feel like your kitchen is too dark or outdated, give your cabinets a fresh coat of paint and add new hardware. For less than $400 you can have a completely new look in your kitchen that takes ...

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