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Personal Finance Review

Even if Benjamin Franklin never actually used the expression "a penny saved is a penny earned", the reality is that it has been a sentiment for frugality for centuries.  He did say: "Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a gr...

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An Investment Perspective On A Home

Looking for an investment that will turn $10,000 into $80,000 in seven years?  Sound too good to be true?  What if I told you that you could live in it every day during that seven years?  Would that sound even better? A $300,000 hom...

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Method Used To Sell Home

In the last two decades, the trend is for more homeowners to use agents to sell their home and less to try and sell it themselves.

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Maintain, Minimize, Manage

Homeownership is a privilege and a responsibility falling into one of three categories: maintenance, minimizing expenses and managing debt and risk.

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Home Buying Team

The center of your home buying team is your real estate professional who is familiar with the entire process and can coordinate the different professionals.

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Understanding The Mortgage Interest Deduction

Mortgage interest paid on your principal residence is deductible today as it was in 1913 when 16th amendment allowed personal income tax.  The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act reduced the maximum amount of acquisition debt from $1,000,000 to $7...

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Happy Thanksgiving

We're grateful throughout the year and especially at this time of the year, for all our friends who have trusted us with the purchase or sale of their home.

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How to Add Red to a Room

Love the color red but not sure how to add this bold shade to your space? Below are a few tips.

Art. Adding a bright red painting, sculpture or ...

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How Federal Rate Increases Affect Credit Cards and Loans

If youve ever noticed a rise in interest rates in the news or saw your credit card bill...

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How to Make Your Home's Entryway Pop

The entrance of your home says a lot about your character, from interior design to overall aesthetics. Below are some helpful tips for making sure your space wows you ...

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Productivity Tips to Start Your Day

Looking to boost your daily productivity? Start by taking a look at your morning habits. Incorporating just a few of these into your get-up-and-go routine may help.Read more

Setting Up Your Surround Sound Speakers

When you move into a new house, there are numerous things youll want to do early on to get your house in live-in shape, and one thing you should think about early is s...

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5 Financial Tips for First-Time Parents

So a babe is on the way? Congrats! Along with the chaos of, well, everything that is to come, your finances are about to experience an upheaval, as well. According to ...

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6 Shortcuts to a Smaller Utility Bill

Looking to cut your energy costs?

It can take years for a new, more energy-efficient refrigerator or other major appliance to pay for itself in savings on a util...

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Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

Credit cards can help you afford things you need if you dont have the money right now, but they often lead to trouble. Some people overspend, while others are forced t...

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How Does a Home Equity Line of Credit Work?

If you want to make an important purchase but do not currently have the money, you dont necessarily have to put things on hold. If you own a house and have been paying...

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How to Fake a Clean Home in 15 Minutes

We’ve all been there: guests are scheduled to arrive in 15 minutes, but you got caught up, and the house is still a mess. Here are seven ways to fake that clean home...

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