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Is Fair Housing Still Fair Housing?

This year we celebrate 50 years since the "Fair Housing" law was passed (http://history.house.gov/HistoricalHighlight) by the U.S. Federal government. This law "prohibits discrimination by direct providers of housing, such as landlords and real estate companies as well as other entities, such as municipalities, banks or other lending institutions and homeowners insurance companies whose discriminatory practices… Continue reading Is Fair Housing Still Fair Housing?

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Secrets of Buying A New Construction Home

Are you tired of your house and don't want to deal with remodeling your home? How about moving into a new construction home? Buying a newly constructed home has many pros and cons to it. Its good to know about these pros and cons before you sign on the dotted line.

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Are High Property Taxes Killing You?

Have you recently looked at your property tax bill and realized that it increased a lot more than you thought? You are not alone! Many cities, counties, and even neighborhoods have been hit with a property tax increase.

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Get Connected This Summer

Summertime is a fun time for most of us. Summer means longer days, warm weather, festivals, farmer's markets and road trips. One of my favorite things to do in summer is to check out community festivals...Here are some great apps that can be helpful while you're out and about this summer.

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Shattering The Myth About Closing Costs

Closing costs are, in my opinion, one of the most misunderstood aspects of buying a home. It's extremely common that I come across a buyer who is adamant about having the "seller pay their closing cost" as if they are getting something for free from the seller because, in reality, YOU are paying for it. I don't know where this myth began but I'm here to let you know how it REALLY works.

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How To Win Over Multiple Offers

As we head into the spring moving market, there are numerous cities across the United States that are suffering from the lack of quality homes for sale. Inventory is tight! People who want to sell their home have to have their new home secured in a contract before they put their house on the market or they could be stuck without a place to live.

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Put Your Home Buying Fears to Rest: Memoirs of A First Time Home Buyer

Yes, it's true. Spring is right around the corner and you know what that means, it's moving time! Most renter's leases are up between March 30 - June 30. So what are you going to do this year? Are you going to stay put and just resign your lease, even if your rent goes up,… Continue reading Put Your Home Buying Fears to Rest: Memoirs of A First Time Home Buyer

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2017 Is Almost Gone, Let’s Make 2018 A Good One

I can't believe that the year 2017 is almost over. There was a lot that happened in 2017 that really is too much to list in this blog. The biggest and most frequent topic that was brought up amongst my clients, no matter what part of the city or suburbs they were moving to or from,… Continue reading 2017 Is Almost Gone, Let’s Make 2018 A Good One

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Time to Take the Risk?!?!

All too often I hear people complain about the cost of living going up, rent going up, food prices going up and taxes going up. I agree with them that living life shouldn't be this hard. For those who know me, know that I'm a solution seeker and a fixer. My personality is to try… Continue reading Time to Take the Risk?!?!

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Are You Thankful For Them?

'Tis the season of giving and receiving. The season for thankfulness and making wishes. It's great to reflect on all the big moves you've made within your business and relationships but what about in your home. Too many times I hear negative comments from people who want to talk down about the real estate professionals that… Continue reading Are You Thankful For Them?