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Easy Tips For Improving Your Credit Score

  When it comes to buying a home, your credit score plays an important part.  Here’s how to clean up your credit to secure the least-expensive home loan possible. Credit scores range from 300-850, and the higher the number, the better.  The scores are based on personal loans, car loans, credit cards, and other debt

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Selling During The Holidays Realtors
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Selling During the Holidays

  Want your house to stand out in the holiday selling season?  Add a little holiday cheer to make your house shine during this busy time of year. Although the holiday season can be a hectic time to show and sell your house, there are some advantages of showing your home at this time of

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Why Use A Realtor
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Why Use a REALTOR®

  All real estate licensees are not the same. Only those who are members of the National Association of REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR “®” logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature; they are committed to treating all parties to a transaction honestly; they subscribe to

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Fall Cleaning Tips for Indoors
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Fall Cleaning Tips for Indoors

  Summer’s come and gone – it’s time to come inside.  Use Autumn’s brisk and breezy days to conquer deep-cleaning chores for a clean and comfortable home.  Kids are back in school, vacation time is over and many people use this time to look for new houses.  Fall is the second busiest time in real

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Life Expectancy for your Home
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Life Expectancy for your Home

  Your home is made of many parts, some seen and some unseen.  From the roof to the foundation, a home consists of literally thousands of components. Given the realities of day-to-day use, how long do some components last? What is life expectancy of a roof?  It depends on the weather as well as appropriate

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Is Your Home Odor Driving Buyers Away?
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Is Your Home Odor Driving Buyers Away?

  Don’t be in denial about home odor.  Following is how you can help address smells that are driving buyers away. Researchers studied over 400 people in a home décor store to find the most pleasing scents for customers and found that chocolate chip cookies, potpourri, gourmet foods, and other baked goods actually may be

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Recycling

  Living green has become a goal for many homeowners.  In fact, about three-quarters of people in the U.S. recycle, and the Environmental Protection Agency says that “recycling generates a host of financial, environmental, and social returns.”  The good news is that it doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to become a smart

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How to Hold a Successful Garage Sale

  How to Hold a Successful Garage Sale Garage sales can be a great way to get rid of clutter and earn a little extra cash before you sell your home.  Below are some tips for a successful garage sale. Don’t wait until the last minute.  Planning a garage sale can demand a lot of

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Residential Real Property Disclosure

The Residential Real Property Disclosure Act requires that home sellers complete a disclosure form providing as much information as possible about the current condition of the property’s structure, including the roof, foundation, walls and floors, flooding, furnace, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, well and drinking water, and levels of lead paint, radon, and asbestos. Sellers

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