December 19, 2014

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What does your Front Door say about you?

We know that different colors evoke different emotions in people, but color experts say color can also be an indicator of your personality, even on your front door. The front door is the focal point of the home and the color there sends a strong message – in the case of the front door, providing […]

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December 15, 2014

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Foreclosures in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota Foreclosure

Sarasota is famous for some of the most remarkable real estate in Florida. Many investors can find good deals on real estate by simply purchasing foreclosures instead of regularly priced homes. Investors can find foreclosed homes by speaking with realtors, searching the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) or by searching the homes listed on the DwellingWell.com foreclosures […]

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December 11, 2014

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Longboat Key Condominiums

Are you longing to have your own home in seventh heaven? Do you want to have your share of paradise and be able to relax anytime you desire? Believe it or not, Longboat Key is more than a blissful island where sipping your favorite margarita under a coconut tree can become a daily habit. It […]

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December 11, 2014

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Condos for Sale on Siesta Key FL

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What is more satisfying than having your own private deluxe suite by the best white sand beach in the world? For those who want to experience everyday pleasure and relaxation, beautiful condos for sale Siesta Key FL offers are rare chances to live a completely gratifying lifestyle. Siesta Key is one of the most excellently […]

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December 5, 2014

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New Home Sales See Uptick in October

In November, all of the housing market stats for October were tallied and released by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Perhaps the most encouraging news was that sales of new single-family homes rose by 0.7 percent, which was the largest increase since May. This marks a yearly gain of 1.8 percent and in terms […]

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October 23, 2014

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Don’t be left ‘Out Cold’

Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season sets in, add winter-proofing chores to you home to-do list. Protect your home from winter’s woes with these tips from RealEstate.com Heating Basics. Replace old thermostats with programmable ones that allow you to lower the temperature when you’re away from home. Turn on your furnace to […]

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October 10, 2014

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Seasonal Gardening Tips

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to start changing gears in the garden. Here is a list of some things you might do to clean up your garden and get ready for colder weather. Harvest / remove remaining fruits and vegetables, including green tomatoes. Dig up and divide crowded perennials. Remove spent annuals. […]

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September 17, 2014

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Solar Lighting Landscaping

Add accents to your yard or garden and increase safety outside your house by using solar lighting in the landscape.  What used to be seen as a luxury item is now widely available to most homeowners at a reasonable cost thanks to solar technology. Solar lights contain solar cells that store energy from the sun […]

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September 5, 2014

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kitchen upgrade

Are you ready for a kitchen upgrade but lacking an ‘everything but the kitchen sink’ kind of budget? Plenty of low-cost improvements can revive a kitchen without the need to rip out cabinets and rewire appliances. Consider these tips from ‘This Old House and HGTV’. Color Splash: With a new coat of paint and some […]

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August 19, 2014

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Thinking of Buying a Utah Foreclosure Home?

Joel Carson

by Joel Carson Utah Real Estate President/Principle Broker I am frequently asked the question, “Can you really get a good deal on foreclosure propertied?” The answer is, “Absolutely!” with one qualification, “If you know where to find them.” Shopping for Salt Lake City foreclosure properties isn’t difficult at all. Purchasing them doesn’t have to be […]

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May 22, 2014

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VA Approved Condos for Orange County, CA Veterans

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Finding a VA approved condo in Orange County, CA is not always easy when searching for the first time. But with a little help and knowing the process, it can easy. An Orange County Veteran’s Search for a VA Approved Condo Recently, Orange County Veteran Mitch Gray, with VA loan PreApproval in hand, began the […]

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May 9, 2014

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Fire Hazard at home Update

Tangled extension cords? Power strips galore?  You home’s wiring system might be working overtime with all the new gadgets you currently have – and might be at risk for igniting a fire.  Straighten out these wiring problems and more with tips from This Old House. Have a licensed electrician walk through your home every five […]

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May 8, 2014

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California VA Loan Limits for 2014

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The VA Loan limits for 2014 in California are higher than they were in 2013.  Because of the increase in property values in 2013 the limits were increased in many counties of California to levels higher than they had ever been. Several counties in northern California now have limits of $1,050,000, meaning a Veteran can […]

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May 6, 2014

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What To Look For In A Final Walkthrough

You’ve made an offer, you’ve done the inspection and you’re looking forward to closing. The only step left before you buy your dream home is the final walkthrough – your chance to fix last-minute issues and decide if this is truly the house you want. New American Funding has years of experience helping people afford […]

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May 5, 2014

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Slideshare: Home Loan Options for Veterans & Soldiers

Home Loan Options for Veterans and Soldiers from New American Funding View on Slideshare

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May 1, 2014

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Stop Paying FHA Mortgage Insurance

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Over the past few years FHA has been a primary source of financing for Orange County, CA home buyers. The reason is because FHA only requires a 3.5% down payment and loan limits in Orange County have remained fairly high due to higher priced homes compared to the rest of the country. The only downside […]

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April 15, 2014

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Honua Kai Update

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Maui is a very cyclical market, with high season (from mid December to early April) setting the stage for the remainder of the year.  By most accounts, the Maui real estate sector has seen another upward push in the first quarter of 2014. But as conditions can vary widely from one micro-market to the next […]

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April 13, 2014

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Is DFW Real Estate a Good Investment?

Many people are turning to real estate as an alternative profitable investment. The income is ongoing in this type of investment. The value of the property appreciates in a long-run. With this in mind, many people are betting their monies in real estate. However, it can be risky sometimes, but it’s worth taking a risk […]

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April 13, 2014

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DFW Real Estate Investment – Change Your Finical Situation

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2014 has been called “the year of the horse”, which means it’s a year of endless opportunities for individuals who are brave enough to go out and seize it. Whether you are a young adult or an older person looking for a way to improve your financial situation in 2014, making sensible investments should be […]

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April 7, 2014

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Keeping your energy bill low

Was your last gas bill higher than usual? Cold air might be finding its way into your house.  Conserve energy, save money and stay warm with these tips from the Department of Energy. Let the sun shine in!! During the day, open the curtains & blinds on the south side of the house.  Feel a […]

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