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    Dripping Dollar$ Conserving water to be green while lowering your monthly bill to save green is a beneficial combination. Little things can contribute significantly to a large water bill. Leaky faucets can waste over 1,000 gallons a year Leaky toilets can waste 7,000 gallons a month A five-mi...
05/22/2014
  Cut Your Housing Costs in Half   Serious shoppers wait for a 50% off sale to make the decision because of the bargain factor.  Renters who are serious about lowering their monthly cost of housing should consider buying with today’s low mortgage rates.  For an example, let’s assume a person buys...
05/21/2014
  Who Saves the Commission?   One of the most common reasons buyers want to deal directly with the seller is because they feel they can save the commission.  It’s a valid consideration but interestingly, it’s the same reason the seller isn’t employing an agent; they feel they can save the commiss...
05/15/2014
  Changing the Lock is Key There are times when you need to change the locks on your home to protect your family and possessions. It should always be considered when you move into a new home; when keys are lost, stolen or unreturned; or a cleaning or other service provider hasn't returned the key...
05/08/2014
    What a Deal! A 30 year fixed-rate mortgage hasn't always been the standard. As part of FDR's New Deal in 1934, the Federal Housing Administration was created to help Americans purchase homes with affordable terms.   Prior to then, many loans had an amount due at the end of the term called a b...
05/06/2014
    Consideration could be the key to your new home   Consideration associated with a contract is generally thought to be the price and terms but being sympathetic and courteous towards the seller could make a difference in getting the home you want.   Business people, like store owners, expect t...
05/05/2014
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  Rent or Buy? The question plaguing every tenant who wants a home of their own is whether they should continue to rent or is it the right time to buy?   The combination of good prices and low mortgage rates make it considerably cheaper to own than rent in most markets. Assuming a person is quali...
05/02/2014
  Contributing Factors Rental properties have four primary factors that contribute to a return on investment. Based on market conditions and investor strategies, the individual motivating factor can change for property owners.   There was a time when the benefit of tax savings to offset income fr...
05/01/2014
    The Question Every Cash Buyer Should Answer   Paying cash for a home seems like a huge advantage to qualifying for a mortgage and an appraisal.  However, for the fortunate few who don’t need a mortgage, there is a question they should answer before they make that decision: Do you think at any...
04/27/2014
  Lower Anxieties/Improve Marketability   One of the anxiety highpoints during the sale of a home is waiting for the buyer’s home inspection report.  Most sellers willingly disclose what they know about their home to any potential buyers.  The concern stems from the inspector finding something th...
04/25/2014
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