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Power Outage Protection

It’s hurricane season – and that means potential high winds and power outages.  If you’ve suffered through days without water, refrigeration, lights and more during past storms, you may be considering a generator. Generators can range from small portables to models that can power your entire house. Which is right…Read More

Filed under Facts, Homeowners on Sep 16,2020 | Tagged in: , ,

What to Do If Your House Floods

August and September are hurricane season – and that increases the risk of rivers and creeks overrunning their banks. Some scientists predict that even in areas traditionally safe from flooding, climate change could begin to create more flood potential.  So, it’s good to know what to do if a weather…Read More

Filed under Facts on Aug 18,2020 | Tagged in: , ,

A Lesson in Lingo

If you’re in the market to buy a home, you probably already know that every home has multiple bidders, and that mortgage qualification requirements have gotten tighter. That creates a survival of the fastest and financially fittest scenario.  One thing that can help you get an edge is knowing the…Read More

Filed under Facts on Aug 11,2020 | Tagged in: ,

Holiday Cleaning Hacks

The holiday entertaining season gets underway in November. That means it’s time for some major panic cleaning!  If you don’t have maid service, time or money to spend on cleaning, these quick, home cleaning hacks from LifeHack may help you convince friends and family that you ARE a spic-and-span kind…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Tips on Nov 21,2019 | Tagged in: ,

Clutter Busters!

It’s hot.  You’re staying in, enjoying the AC.  Suddenly you realize, your home is overrun with clutter everywhere.  Instead of watching reruns of that favorite movie, why not take control of your space with these clutter-busting tips from sheknows.com.  First up, be less sentimental.  That means putting away your kid’s…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Tips on Jul 31,2019

Color of the Year: Ultra-Violet

Pantone has announced that the 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra-Violet, a beautiful shade of purple.  Whether you love it or not, it’s interesting to know how a color earns this distinction.  Apparently, it’s an honor bestowed after much philosophical thought.  Here’s what Pantone had to say about their…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers on Sep 19,2018 | Tagged in: , ,

What Goes into Property Taxes

Every homeowner pays property taxes (also called real estate taxes). Whether these taxes are included as part of your mortgage payment, or you pay them separately, it’s often painfully obvious that property taxes represent a hefty percentage of your annual home-related expenses.  What’s not always so obvious is exactly what…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers on May 02,2018 | Tagged in: , ,

What are Closing Costs?

Before you open the door to your new home, you’ll need to get through closing the deal. Closing, also known as settlement, is the process where papers are signed, fees are paid and you (hopefully) walk away with the title to your property. One of the most surprising facets of…Read More

Filed under Facts on Dec 27,2017 | Tagged in: , , ,

The Truth About Selling

Thinking of selling your home? Buckle up, buttercup. There are some cold, hard facts you need to know. In this brutally honest article, writer Lynn Pineda offers the truth about preparing your home for sale. She advises that smelly, cluttered homes are a turnoff, overpricing a home can backfire, repairs…Read More

Filed under Facts, Selling a home on Dec 20,2017 | Tagged in: , ,

The Lingo of Real Estate

The home buying process can be daunting, especially when you’re faced with words, terms and acronyms that are not part of your everyday conversation. This glossary offered by the National Association of Home Builders is a great primer on words you’ll encounter as you begin your search for a home,…Read More

Filed under Facts, Home Buyers, Real Estate on May 09,2017 | Tagged in:

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