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Month: February 2017

Five Things That Could Decrease The Value of Your Home

If you are thinking of selling your home somewhere down the road, there are a couple of things that the experts suggest that you NOT do because it could actually decrease the value of your home and make it less appealing to potential home buyers. I wanted to share some of them with you.   Bold Paint Colors: When buyers view your home, bold colors may stick out like a sore thumb and...
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Preparing Your Home For A Property Appraisal

You’ve sold your home. Or, you are thinking of refinancing your current mortgage. One of the things that the lender will require is a property appraisal. While the actual appraisal inspection make take only an hour or two, the appraiser must go back to the office, do the research and write a 10- to 12-page report. Here are some tips to help the appraiser with additional information — ...
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The Different Levels of Homeowner’s Insurance: What You Need to Know

Most standard homeowner’s insurance policies cover damage to your home from theft, fire, lightning, smoke, frozen pipes, ice or certain types of weather damage. It usually covers you up to a certain dollar amount if someone is injured on your property and decides to sue you. But, did you know that there are many “levels” and “types” of homeowners insurance? Here are your options: HO1: It’s...
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