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Financing Home Improvement Projects – How to Get Them Done

Homes need updating. Aside from the cosmetics of tiles and paint colors, there are the basic, but necessary renovations that need to be taken care of as well. From re-shingling a roof to weather-proofing your windows, major home improvement projects … Continue reading

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Rent Or Buy Real Estate?

Recently….well over the last year anyway, I have had friends ask me for advice on whether now is a good time to rent or buy real estate. As most of my friends, colleagues, and locals know, I consider myself a … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investing – From Fear to Focus

What do you really think of when you hear the term “real estate”? Do these words conjure images of luxurious dream houses and expensive cars, the fruits of wealth through successful investing? Do infomercials promising the life of your dreams … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Home Improvement Fees and Costs to a Minimum

Home is where the heart is. Unfortunately, home is also where the wallet is. When it comes to home improvements and renovations, costs are one of our primary concerns. Yes, we want it to be safe and yes, we want … Continue reading

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Common Home Improvement Mistakes

You hear about it after every major storm. Home improvement contractors move into an area and promise great work, only to leave behind a shoddy job if the job gets finished at all. What you may not realize is that … Continue reading

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Terrible Home Improvement Guarantees and My Solution

One of the biggest problems with home improvement contractors and home improvement centers is the products they sell, that include limited lifetime warranties or other guarantees. Some of these guarantees sound good and would be good, if the companies actually … Continue reading

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Do it Yourself Home Improvement Ideas

Here’s an interesting fact. Americans spend 60% of their time in their own home. Knowing that it’s easy to see why having a beautiful and well maintained home is so important. As the housing market stumbles, selling and moving to … Continue reading

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How to Become a Great Real Estate Agent

Becoming a great real estate agent is an ongoing process and you will be a perpetual “work in progress” (WIP). Your WIP begins from the moment you decide to become an estate agent, complete your basic real estate education, obtain … Continue reading

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How to Look for a Good Real Estate Agent

You may be planning to sell your home or buy a new home. Either way, you’re probably looking for a great real estate agent. Realtor, Real Estate Agent – is there a difference? There are Realtors┬« and there are real … Continue reading

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