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Termite Inspections Vital

One of the most terrible problems homeowners could ever have to deal with is the hazard of termite invasion. In reality, subterranean termites are the most abundant wood-destroying organisms in the ..
(November 10, 2008)
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 | Home-Improvement/Pest-Control | Visitors: 294

Foreclosure - Opportunity Or Hype

You've seen the TV advertisements and read the classifieds on the simplicity of purchasing a foreclosed home, but are you certain that it is as simple as it sounds? No matter what the situation may ..
(November 03, 2008)
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Air Pollutants Indoors Can Be Reduced

Many people do not recognize how reliant we are on the environment for our general health and well being. Realizing this dependence has lead to a greater quantity of people who strive to maintain an ..
(October 01, 2008)
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 | News/Environmental | Visitors: 176

Adventures in Home Composting

Kitchen leavings such as banana peels, cantaloupe rinds and eggshells do not need to go into the trashcan. They can be recycled in compost bins to provide wonderful nutrients for succeeding ..
(September 04, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Green-Real-Estate | Visitors: 287

Fair Housing Rights For Tenants and Buyers

Congress implemented the Fair Housing Act initially in 1968, it was then altered in 1988 and protects home buyers and renters alike from all types of discriminatory practices. Under the precepts of ..
(August 20, 2008)
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 | Legal/Real-Estate-Law | Visitors: 346

Green Real Estate Features

As the health of our environment and our own personal wellness become issues of greater importance, the demand for eco-friendly homes continues to rise. Home builders and developers have responded to .
(August 14, 2008)
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Watch Out For These Real Estate Scams

Realizing that you're facing foreclosure on your home may be the most trying and traumatizing time of your life. Don't aggravate the situation by becoming the victim of a scam perpetuated by slippery .
(August 14, 2008)
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 | Finance/Mortgage-Refinance | Visitors: 157

Benefits of Buying Foreclosed Properties

Real estate is traditionally a popular investment, and buying foreclosures can be an gainful way to invest in property. Buying foreclosures requires some knowledge and competence, once you have ..
(August 10, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Foreclosures | Visitors: 249

Home Inspections Good Marketing Strategy

When you're ready to sell your home, a pre-listing home inspection can be a great method to address any problems that exist before they become an issue during the selling process. The acquisition of ..
(June 15, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Selling | Visitors: 238

Mortgage Refinancing Assessing Costs and Advantages

When homeowner's think about refinancing their home mortgage, it can be helpful to perform a cost to benefit analysis to determine whether this is an appropriate move. If you received a fixed rate ..
(June 15, 2008)
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 | Finance/Mortgage-Refinance | Visitors: 146

For Sale by Owner?

The typical commission required by a realtor for selling a home will be around 6% depending upon which area of the country you live and the market trends. This can be a substantial sum of money that ..
(June 15, 2008)
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The Evolution of the Starter Home

Way back in grandma's day, a starter home was a very modest, but new, one or two-bedroom home that was intended to be the foundation of wealth-building for young American couples. Soldiers returning ..
(June 15, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 165

Sweat Equity

A working definition of the term “sweat equity" as it relates to real estate, is the time and effort devoted from an individual that contributes to the completion of a home improvement project. .
(June 16, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Homes | Visitors: 235

Home Ownership and Tax Breaks

Owning a home seems to be an integral part of the American Dream. The government has been giving American's incentive to acquire property since before the Industrial Revolution. It's no wonder that ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Home Remodel Value and Function

Home renovations and remodels can add value to real estate, but you may want to research the potential for a return on the proposed project. Start by taking a look at the Multiple Service Listings. ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Can You Afford the Home of Your Dreams?

Many developers, realtors and lenders have claimed to be the authority on affordable housing, but reliance on these self-serving factions of the real estate game can land naive buyers in hot water. ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Fixer Uppers Great Alternative to New

The combination of going green and finding affordable housing make the concept of buying a fixer-upper more attractive than ever. Although the current trend in the real estate market supplies ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Moving Day Tips

Be Organized for Smooth Transitioning Moving day can be a hectic and strenuous time. Hiring professional movers or enlisting the help of family and friends can help to alleviate some of the stress. ..
(June 17, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Moving-Relocating | Visitors: 244

Credit Rating Impact Far Reaching

A good credit rating is critical for your financial future. The sooner you begin building or repairing damaged credit, the quicker you can save money. If you are in the market for any kind of loan, ..
(June 17, 2008)
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 | Finance/Credit | Visitors: 186