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Wednesday, September 24th 2014 9:19 am
Have you ever wanted to live in a state where leaving a pair of leather shoes outside in the summer for a couple of days can create you your own mold garden? Welcome to Florida! There are days, usually in August, where I wonder why we ever bothered taking this, my lovely home state, away from the In [Read More]
Wednesday, September 17th 2014 9:23 am
Article 11 of the Realtor Code of Ethics states in part:Realtors shall not undertake to provide specialized professional services concerning a type of property or service that is outside their field of competence unless they engage the assistance of one who is competent on such types of property or [Read More]
Wednesday, September 10th 2014 9:53 am
Buying a home or just trying to fix up the one you have? Thinking that the totally un-insulated attic needs some help? Here are the types of insulation you can use to bring down that electric bill via the Government Guide to Insulation Types. Any of these will help, but some may help more than other [Read More]
Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 9:33 am
The White House is feeling pressure to start doing more for our Veterans. So theyve started an initiative asking the Fab-5 to scour through their databases and find those VA deals where it would make sense to do a streamline refinance. Well it got us thinking, why should the Fab-5 be the only lender [Read More]
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 11:11 pm
Real Estate One-LinersHere, in a bid to make your hump day a little lighter..real estate jokes from around the web...This country is great. Its the only place where you can borrow money for a down payment, get a 1st and 2nd mortgage and call yourself a homeowner.Sign next to FSBO: We shoot every thi [Read More]
Wednesday, August 20th 2014 9:37 am
Do you live in a city? I do, and it's a fairly well spread out city. Jacksonville, Florida (last I looked) boasts the largest municipal area of any city in the US-it essentially covers the entire of Duval county.Imagine my surprise then, when I realized that my home built 20 amp electric bike will g [Read More]
Wednesday, August 13th 2014 9:27 am
Are you looking to diversify your investments a bit? Wanting to take advantage of the current lower home prices and interest rates? Take advantage of the tax benefits associated with owning a rental? We have some tips for you here:The art is in the buying-mistakes made here can pain you for years to [Read More]
Wednesday, August 6th 2014 9:11 pm
Illinois home sales see uptick in June;Prices continue annual upward trendIllinois home sales reversed course in June with statewide home sales experiencing a slight year-over-year gain for the first time this year. Home prices continued to climb and marked the 22nd consecutive month of annual incre [Read More]
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 2:00 pm
You can now get a 30-year fixed mortgage for under 4%. As of now, the numbers tick slightly, but the range remains remarkably low 3.96% to 4.08%. It's extremely weird, verging on stunning when you consider we are supposedly in the later stages of a recovery.Usually at this point in an economic turn [Read More]
Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 8:42 am
Home sales in Greater Hartford, CT rose 11 percent in June, an encouraging sign after the spring home buying season got off to a slow start.Sales of single-family houses in June rose to 1,071 from 968 for the same month a year ago, according to the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors.The median [Read More]
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