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Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:38am | Real Estate, relator, downsizing, buying a home
The Benefits of Downsizing READ MORE >
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 9:10am | buying a home, Buy a Home, partner, ownership, property, buy home with non spouse, Selling
  Buying a Home with a Non-Spouse READ MORE >
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:32pm | closing, home, Real Estate, Realtor, buying a home, Selling
Closing Day Surprises For many buyers, closing day can't come fast enough. Once the offer is made and accepted, the time between can seem like eternity. For many, closing day goes smoothly. For others, there may be some unexpected surprises that pop up. While closing day problems are not usually anticipated by a buyer, they are not unheard of, and depending on what kind come up, some can be minor while others can impact the entire deal. Here are some of the most common closing day surprises. Walk-Through Surprises READ MORE >
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 3:47pm | buying a home, first time buyers
If you've never owned your own property before, there are some costs you should prepare yourself for ahead of time. Should you take out a mortgage, you'll have your monthly mortgage payment, but often there are additional costs and fees added that a new homeowner will not expect. Listed below are items you should expect to pay once you become a homeowner.  Property Taxes READ MORE >
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 9:30am | safety, buying a home, family
There is little that is more important than feeling secure in your own home. While we can only control a small bit of the world around us, here’s some basic information to keep a home safe. The goal of securing your home is two-fold: protecting your possessions, but also protecting the people who live there. Security professionals advise “deter, detect and delay” tactics. These 10 tips cover a lot of ground, so keep them in mind and you will be well on the road to greater peace of mind. READ MORE >
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