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Step-by-step guide to a successful move

Want to see your friends get really busy real fast? Tell them you need help packing and moving – it’s amazing the assortment of “Oh-I’m-sorry-but-I-have-to’s” that will come up. So, plan on minimal help, unless you hire someone. Even then,...
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What you need to know about mortgage interest rates

Interest rates, especially mortgage interest rates, have become the stuff of headlines over the past year. Homebuyers with budgets that put them on the edge of affordability have been forced out of the market and those who are left can...
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Planning on selling in spring? Remember what they say about the early bird

It’s right around the corner. As mercurial as the current housing market is, many homeowners are itching to get into the spring market. I understand why spring represents this magical time to so many real estate consumers. It’s the best...
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It’s almost spring – let’s add some color to your landscape

Whether you have seeds starting indoors or you plan on buying starts from the nursery, your flowerbed awaits – so let’s get those plants into the ground. Choose the right spot for the right plants   Beginner gardeners typically make...
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The key to understanding the housing market: There is no such thing as a stupid question

If you’re planning on buying a home this year, you aren’t alone. A new NerdWallet survey finds that “… about 28 million Americans” have plans to buy a home in 2023. That’s the happy news. According to the same survey,...
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3 Things to know about the home appraisal

One aspect of a home sale that impacts both seller and buyer equally is the appraisal. A low appraisal can literally bring the transaction to a halt. No matter how carefully the seller’s agent researched the current market, no matter...
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What to do when the power goes out

Rolling blackouts, cars hitting transformers, hurricanes; there are numerous causes for power outages. What they have in common is that you’ll have company in your misery because, aside from the non-payment of the power bill, they typically don’t affect just...
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What are the disadvantages of a home loan modification?

Home loan modifications are perhaps one of the most controversial topics of the last couple of years. It’s become more of a hot topic since the pandemic and, now, the economic downturn. Folks are having a hard time merely paying...
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What you need to know about your home warranty

The first thing you need to know about home warranties is that they are neither insurance nor warranties. They are, in reality, service contracts. They were created to provide financial protection for homeowners faced with the failure of major mechanical...
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Check out the plumbing before you put in an offer on that home

Snooping around a home’s plumbing is not one of the more glamourous parts of buying a home. Yet far too many homebuyers ignore this aspect. Common problems include leaks, water heater problems and lead pipes and they can cost a...
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