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Bank of America: Will Fewer Appraisers Affect Homebuyers? Bank of America: Will Fewer Appraisers Affect Homebuyers?

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Bank of American now has a lot fewer appraisers to value homes for sale. Will this appraisal shortage leave homebuyers waiting even longer?

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Credit Report 101 For Home Buyers and Renters Credit Report 101 For Home Buyers and Renters

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Your credit report paints a vivid picture of your overall credit worthiness. Learn just what data is collected and how it may be the key to moving into your new home.

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The Art of Assembling a Winning Home-Buying Team The Art of Assembling a Winning Home-Buying Team

By Eleanor Boschert

Having a strong team of real estate and financial professionals around you makes the home-buying process much easier. We offer some insight on what to look for when compiling your dream team.

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Is Buying Fixer-Upper Real Estate for You? Is Buying Fixer-Upper Real Estate for You?

By Eleanor Boschert

Sometimes your dream home just needs a little (or a lot) of work. Buying a fixer-upper has its own unique challenges, but can be worth it if you invest your time and money wisely and do your research.

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Getting Stains out of your Walls Getting Stains out of your Walls

By Ben Levy

Stains are things that you would always want to keep away from your newly painted walls. But things are always not in your control. More often than not your kids are the culprits behind it, but even you may unknowingly end up putting a stain on the wall. Here is what you need to do to get it off your wall.

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Shining Up Your Wood Floors Shining Up Your Wood Floors

By Ben Levy

The best thing to do to make your wood floors shinier is to use poly urethane for refinishing the floor. You should clean the floor to get rid of dust, hair and lint before applying it.

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Ben Levy

There are many benefits to having vinyl siding for your home. It holds up against nature's wrath protecting your home against the wind, sun, and rain. It is also recyclable, for all those who are going green. It is durable, and demands nearly no upkeep. It is energy efficient, and can even increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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Saving Money on Your Heating Bill Saving Money on Your Heating Bill

By Ben Levy

Nowadays, saving money on household utilities is very important to many people. Heating costs can be very high during the winter, especially in colder climates. However, there are many ways to save on your monthly heating bill, so that you have more money in your savings account.

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Terms to Know when dealing with Mortgages Terms to Know when dealing with Mortgages

By Ben Levy

Almost everybody has had a mortgage at some point in their lives and could tell you that the whole process can be very confusing at times. Knowing the basic terms that can be found in a mortgage can help ease the stress and uncertainty that can be associated with getting a mortgage.

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Tips on Calculating your Mortgage Tips on Calculating your Mortgage

When you are buying a house, one of the most common questions that comes to mind is "how much mortgage can I afford?" In order to answer this question accurately, you need to use a mortgage calculator. These are a few terms that you should know in order use a mortgage affordability calculator accurately.

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