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Save Thousands on Your Mortgage: Pay Off Your Home Early in 1 Easy Step!

 Various Payment Plans Now that you have committed yourself to debt for the rest of your life (or so you think!), it’s time to talk about different payment plans and tax advantages of home ownership. The largest portion of a monthly mortgage payment goes toward the interest on the loan and NOT ...

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What your Realtor MUST KNOW to sell your rooftop solar home.

Thinking of selling your rooftop solar home? Must ask questions of your Realtor Before you sign the listing agreement. In teaching my Continuing Education class, Solar Myths & Realities, to licensed Realtors, I all too often hear horror stories about Realtors who are clueless about rooftop solar, yet they acquire solar ...

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Getting Schooled On Local Schools

If you have kids, the local school will be a big part of your new home buying decision. That’s why it’s important to get a school’s “vital statistics”, such as: Safety record Curriculum Accommodation for special needs Awards Average class sizes Extracurricular activities. (sports, arts, crafts, technology, etc.) Scores on standardized achievement tests Daily schedules and vacations Even such ...

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Fresh Air Sells

The problem with household smells is that we get accustomed to them… when they are in our own homes. However, it takes just a few seconds in a stranger’s home, to know if a smoker lives there. The smell is in the air! So when you put your home on the ...

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Why You Should Order Your Own Credit Report

“I don’t have a problem with credit,” a potential new home buyer says. “I pay my bills on time. I never have trouble getting a loan.” That may be true. However, according to several surveys, most people are surprised by at least one piece of information in their credit report. And ...

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