Student Loan Debt Keeps Millennials From Buying Homes, Starting Businesses

Posted by Blogger // November 28, 2017

Student Loan Debt Keeps Millennials From Buying Homes, Starting Businesses Posted in Establishing Your Business, New REALTOR®, Student Loan Debt, by Jane Dollinger on November 5, 2017.  Real estate industry experts and researchers  presented data and discussed the effects of student loan debt on millennials’ ability to participate in the housing market and own a business, during a panel titled […]

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Fall & Winter Seasonal Maintenance Guide — Northwest

Posted by Blogger // September 8, 2017

If you live in the Northwest, here are maintenance jobs you should complete every fall and winter to prevent costly repairs and keep your home in top condition. Certain home maintenance tasks should be completed each season to prevent structural damage, save energy, and keep all your home’s systems running properly. These home maintenance tasks […]

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Home Inspection Checklist For Buyers

Posted by Blogger // September 7, 2017


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7 Tips for Short Sale Success

Posted by Blogger // September 6, 2017

Have to sell your home for less than it’s worth? Our seven tips will help you get the best price. When you owe more on your home than it’s worth, but you have to sell, you need to squeeze every dollar possible from the sale. Here are seven tips for navigating the short-sale process. 1. […]

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Kitchen Countertop Triage: First Aid for Scratches

Posted by Blogger // September 5, 2017

You can repair kitchen counter mishaps with only a little time and money. Big boo-boos, however, will need professional help. Repair kitchen counters that show a history of wine spills, dropped pans, and unidentified sharp objects, and you’ll maintain the value of your kitchen and home. You can easily hide some counter mishaps, while only professional contractors can solve […]

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Save Money with Your Edible Garden

Posted by Blogger // September 4, 2017

An edible garden featuring vegetables and herbs can save you a bundle if you keep it simple and raise plants that offer high yields. Whether you’re trying to pinch pennies on your grocery bill or just hungering to eat healthier, having your own edible garden is the answer. The beauty of tending a backyard vegetable […]

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Meet the Families of Foreclosure

Posted by Blogger // September 1, 2017

We all know why some people have found themselves facing foreclosure—but too often what we “know” is wrong. We read the statistics about the number of home owners facing foreclosure and listen to the conventional wisdom telling us what the causes are. But no list of numbers brings home the foreclosure crisis more clearly than […]

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Deck Addition: Return on Investment

Posted by Blogger // August 31, 2017

A high return on investment makes a deck addition a worthwhile home improvement project. Adding a deck to your home is one of the most worthwhile of all home improvement projects. One of the reasons that a deck is such a good investment is because it increases living area at a minimal cost per square […]

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8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Posted by Blogger // August 30, 2017

Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell. We’re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we’re talking about maintenance and beautifying tasks you’d like to live with anyway. The way your house looks […]

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4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

Posted by Blogger // August 29, 2017

By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how much of a mortgage you can safely fit into your budget. Why not just take […]

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