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I write tips and tricks to help buyers and
sellers save time and money.

Holiday road trip: Don’t let winter weather catch you by surprise

When Mom Nature throws wicked winter weather our way, the difference between being safe and stranded can often come down to how prepared you are. The following tips will ensure that you’re ready for whatever happens on the wild and...
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Tips for touring model homes

If the homeowners have done their job, a home for sale has been cleaned up, gussied up and put on display to entice potential buyers to make an offer to purchase. Never is this more evident than in model homes...
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What to ignore during your search for the perfect condo

Condos can be the ideal purchase for homebuyers who are on tight budgets. They’re typically lower priced than single-family homes, insurance is less expensive and ongoing home maintenance costs are kept to a minimum. There are some aspects of condo-buying...
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3 amazing kitchen designs

In 2015, more than 10 million American households spent nearly $50 billion renovating their kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Organization. Since the kitchen is the most-used room in the home, and the most popular among homebuyers, it’s...
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Tips on financing the luxury home

The luxury home purchase process is different from buying a conventional or tract home. There’s more money passing hands, so naturally the risk escalates. The process is slower as well, so if you plan on purchasing a luxury home, and...
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Black Friday! 8 ways to save money when buying appliances

Black Friday – it’s right around the corner. If you’re in the market for new appliances, this may be the day for you to find a good deal, according to consumer expert Andrea Woroch at Clark.com. Yes, September and October...
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Tips to consider when buying a home with family members

The industry that brought you the iconic “location, location, location” has a new one for you: “multigenerational housing.” No, it’s not a new concept, but housing that caters to several generations under one roof is gaining in popularity. We started...
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Get Help With Your Down Payment

It’s frustrating to have a decent-paying job, a bright earnings future and acceptable credit and still not be able to buy a home because you lack the thousands of dollars in cash needed for a down payment and closing costs....
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“Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes. They Wear Dog Tags”

Sure, it’s a slogan on a t-shirt, and nobody has yet to take credit for it, but it sums up how we feel. And, since Veteran’s Day – the day we celebrate our heroes in dog tags — is November...
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How To Hire A House Cleaner

Outsourcing. Big corporations do it, so why not households? Delegating the mundane, routine household chores to an outside source may just be the key to a happy household. Whether you’re looking for some temporary help around the holidays or part-time...
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