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Do I Need an Attorney to Close?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Do I Need an Attorney to Close?
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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2307 Old Mountain Rd Central, Joppa, MD 21085 now has a new price of $295,000!
Posted on 01/17/2020
2307 Old Mountain Rd Central, Joppa, MD 21085 now has a new price of $295,000!
Updated 3 bedroom 2 full bath brick rancher. The main level offers an open floor plan with beautifully appointed kitchen. Kitchen upgrades include custom cabinetry, granite counters, double sink, Bosch stainless steel appliances featuring built in convection microwave, wall oven, and cooktop with stainless vent hood. Wide open site lines make this an entertainer's paradise. Huge glass sliding door leads to covered deck and rear yard. Custom made mantel ready for stockings above the pellet stove insert. Hardwood and bamboo floors on the main level. 3 bedrooms and nicely updated full bathroom. Pull down attic stairs and whole house...
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Great Tips for Outdoor Entertaining
Posted on 01/12/2020
Great Tips for Outdoor Entertaining
Whether you're hosting outdoor gatherings in your own backyard or at another outdoor venue, there are a few elements you will need to consider carefully. The size of your space and the number of expected guests is only the beginning. You'll want to plan out the flow of traffic and access to certain areas. Seating is also an...
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How to Find a Great Local Veterinarian
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Find a Great Local Veterinarian
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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2307 Old Mountain Rd Central, Joppa, MD 21085 now has a new price of $315,000!
Posted on 01/01/2020
2307 Old Mountain Rd Central, Joppa, MD 21085 now has a new price of $315,000!
Beautifully updated 3 bedroom 2 full bath brick rancher. The main level offers an open floor plan with beautifully appointed kitchen. Kitchen upgrades include custom cabinetry, granite counters, double sink, Bosch stainless steel appliances featuring built in convection microwave, wall oven, and cooktop with stainless vent hood. Wide open site lines make this an entertainer's paradise. Huge glass sliding door leads to covered deck and rear yard. Custom made mantel ready for stockings above the pellet stove insert. Hardwood and bamboo floors on the main level. 3 bedrooms and nicely updated full bathroom. Pull down attic stairs and...
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Mortgage Types for Luxury Home Purchases
Posted on 12/29/2019
Mortgage Types for Luxury Home Purchases
Photo by Vincent Rivaud from Pexels When you buy a luxury home, you have several options when it comes to paying for the home. While some luxury buyers invest fully in the home and purchase outright, most find that opting for a mortgage of some type keeps options open and reserves capital for other things. Mortgages can be...
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Advice for Home Sellers: List a Residence for the Right Price
Posted on 12/22/2019
Advice for Home Sellers: List a Residence for the Right Price
Adding a quality home to the real estate market offers no guarantees. And if you fail to set a competitive initial asking price for your residence, your home may linger on the housing market for many weeks or months. Fortunately, we're here to teach you about the real estate sector and ensure you can use your home's initial asking...
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3 Home Improvement Products to Make Your Daily Cleaning Easier
Posted on 12/15/2019
3 Home Improvement Products to Make Your Daily Cleaning Easier
Photo by New Africa via Shutterstock As a homeowner you know there is a lot of upkeep that goes into maintaining a nice home. From weekly cleaning to monthly home maintenance, you put in time, money and effort to give yourself the home life experience you desire. The best living environment to come home to is one that...
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