Category Archives: Real Estate

How To Buy A Bargain Home As A Short Sale

A short sale is when the mortgage lender(s) agrees to sell the property for a lower amount than the loan-balance remaining. Continue reading

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7 New Home Upgrades that Could Save Your Life

One of the best things about moving into a new home is personalizing it and really making it yours. From hanging wall art to arranging furniture to finding the perfect spot for your grandmother’s hand crocheted afghan, it’s a real joy to decorate. Continue reading

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Renovations That Improve Resale Value And Those That Don’t

Those who want to renovate a home usually do this to make it more spacious, improve its condition, and to add amenities. However, it is also important to consider if the renovation has the potential to add value to a home. Continue reading

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The Importance Of “Rights” When Buying A Property

When buying real estate there are certain standard rights usually included, unless the property has an encumbrance that in some way causes an exclusion as noted in the sale. There are also additional rights that may or may not be in the sale, which may represent significant value. Continue reading

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Want to Make A Richer Life? Take Time To Make Time

Many who are financially sound got that way by being skilled at accumulating wealth. The question is, did they also accumulate quality of life? Working all the time to build wealth, while at the same time lacking happy experiences with those who are important, is not creating a rich life. Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

For those who have not taken a look at the innovative technology that is now used to make artificial grass, they will be surprised at how realistic some of the newest products look when compared to living grass. Installing artificial grass, which is high quality, does not come cheap. Continue reading

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Buying A Second Home And How To Pay For It

How does an average homeowner become a real estate investor? Certainly, owning a home is an investment in real estate. However, this guide discusses the next step for many to become a real estate investor. This is to buy another property and use it for a commercial purpose. Owning another home is less of a burden when an investor finds a way to make the home pay for itself. Continue reading

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9 Strategies to Handle Home Maintenance Costs

Maintenance is an important part of home ownership. Improper care compromises the safety of your property and can result in big repair bills. Include these strategies in your maintenance plan to reduce your out-of-pocket costs. Continue reading

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Loan Servicing Companies

What happens when you suddenly get a notice to pay your mortgage to a company you may have never heard of? How do you determine if this is a legitimate request or a scam? Continue reading

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5 Ways To Find Properties For Sale That Are Not Listed Yet

Real estate agents, who are successful, know that getting listings is the life energy of their business. It is boring to sit around waiting for a new client to call. It is expensive to spend extraordinary amounts of money on general advertising to get listings. Clever real estate people learn how to find properties for sale before they are listed. Continue reading

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