The AmeriFirst Home Buyer Learning Center

6 Everyday Ideas to Make a Small House Work For You

Posted by Jill Perney on Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Living Simply in Small Places

Living in a small home can be an exciting challenge. On the one hand, you have lower heating bills and less to clean. On the other hand, where on earth can you keep your collection of antique porcelain teapots?

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5 Major Home Disasters and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Dan Moyle on Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Your home is your castle. You paid a lot of money for your home; therefore, you want to keep it in excellent condition for as long as possible. Unfortunately, a disaster will strike a home when you least expect. In most situations, preventing disasters before they become an expensive headache is the best course of action for a homeowner to take. Here are five of the biggest disasters a homeowner will face and helpful measures you can take to prevent these disasters from destroying your home. 

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Topics: homeowner information, AmeriFirst guest blog

 Do the Gutters on My Dream Home Need to Be Replaced? 

Posted by Dan Moyle on Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Purchasing your dream home comes with many questions. Where do we want to live? What are our must-haves? Do we want a fixer-upper? If we buy a fixer-upper, what improvements are we willing to make? These are just a few of many topics running through a home buyer’s mind.

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7 Tips for Entertaining in a Small Home

Posted by Jill Perney on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

How to Entertain When You're Living Small

Even if you live in a small home, you can still throw some kind of party – wine tastings, dinner parties, tapas buffets – the possibilities are endless. Whether you’re entertaining three people or 15, we have 7 helpful tips for making the night more enjoyable and easier on yourself!

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Topics: housing market trends, Millennial home buyers, tiny house

How To Create Industrial Style Interior With Just A Few Updates

Posted by Dan Moyle on Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Photo credit: traciedomino

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Topics: AmeriFirst guest blog, housing design, DIY home improvements

5 Things You DON’T Need When Buying Your First Home

Posted by Crystal J Smith on Tue, Aug 25, 2015

As a first time home buyer you probably have high expectations of what the home buying process is going to be like. Many first time home buyers find themselves a bit frustrated when they actually start the process of finding a house and getting financing. Though the process may seem a bit daunting and can get overwhelming at times. It is good to know what to expect in the process and things you may not need when you are buying your first home. Eliminating some of the items you don’t necessarily need to focus on with your first home may make the home buying process a bit smoother.

Here we will go over 5 things you don’t need when buying your first home.

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Topics: Mortgage Questions, first time home buyer

The Only Colors You Need To Use When Repainting Your Home

Posted by Dan Moyle on Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Giving your home fresh, new paint is one of the easiest ways to give it an entirely new look. Paint is powerful. It can make you feel like you are in a totally different place. It’s like seeing your home for the first time — and of course, you definitely remember how sweet that was.

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Topics: AmeriFirst guest blog, housing design, Pinterest

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