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Unexpected Expenses of Owning Your First Home

Owning your first home is an exhilarating experience, one that fits the criteria of “#lifegoals”. You’ve set aside your savings and budgeted for the monthly mortgage instalments. You think you got everything covered, but really, have you? It’s common in the first two years of homeownership you will chalk up more expenses compared to a …

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Kitchen Renovation Costs

Are you considering renovating your kitchen sometime soon? Kitchen renovations can be pricey, but oh-so-worth-it at the same time! Home renovations generate US$326 billion per year, and it’s not just older people on their second homes spending that kind of cash. Millenials are getting in on the home renovation market, spending an average of US$26,000 a year on …

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