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How To Be Thankful Even When It’s Hard

Each year, Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful. Sometimes we go through seasons of life when it seems like we have nothing to be thankful for but there is always SOMETHING you can be thankful for. I remember when I was going through a "tough" season in my life. I just had a major life… Continue reading How To Be Thankful Even When It’s Hard

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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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Your Rent Is Going Up, What Are You Going To Do?

Springtime is a wonderful season. Since I live in the Midwest, I love watching the plants come back to life and the baby ducks swimming in the pond. It's a time of renewal, fresh starts, and change. Springtime is also a time when most apartment leases are expiring. There are so many times, too many… Continue reading Your Rent Is Going Up, What Are You Going To Do?

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Benefits of Owning A Condo or Townhome

Owning a condo or a townhome may be a great option for you. There are pros and cons to owning a condo but at the end of the day, you want to make sure what you chose to buy is in alignment with your lifestyle. Maintenance & Living Space Pros: Condos and townhomes offer a… Continue reading Benefits of Owning A Condo or Townhome