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The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

A deed of trust is a contract that involves three parties. A mortgage loan is a direct agreement between the lender and the borrower. But the difference between these contracts run deeper than just the number of parties involved. Inside, we review the finer points of both.

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How a Rent-to-Own Works How a Rent-to-Own Works

By Mary Lamphere

While harder to find than traditional sale or rent options, a rent-to-own arrangement could be a great option if you are fully aware of how it works and what the potential risks are if you are unable to adhere to the terms of the contract. Inside, we review the basics of a rent-to-own contract.

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Stained Concrete Experts of Texas: An Interview with Hastings Stained Concrete Stained Concrete Experts of Texas: An Interview with Hastings Stained Concrete

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Hastings Stained Concrete of Texas about their 22 years of experience and how it has helped them guarantee quality work for their customers.

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Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing

By Tabitha Naylor

The falling global stock market saw many investors get badly burned, eating away a lifetime of savings, and severely impacting retirement funds. Inside, we offer some smart real estate investing tips that can help you steer clear of any future losses.

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The Importance of Curb Appeal: An Interview with LD Erickson The Importance of Curb Appeal: An Interview with LD Erickson

By Kristen Bosse

We interview LD Erickson about their incredibly successful company and how they believe in continual contact with the client even after the job is done!

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What is an Accessible Home? What is an Accessible Home?

By Colleen Colkitt

Whether you're looking into an accessible home for yourself or a loved one, it's good to know the options that are available. Read about what an accessible home is, and how you can make a home accessible.

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Homebuying 101: Buyer's Checklist Homebuying 101: Buyer's Checklist

By Colleen Colkitt

Buying a home is a big commitment and investment. Inside, we highlight the major hurdles you need to clear before taking the keys to your dream home. Know what you're getting yourself into before you take the leap!

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Home Staging Secrets Home Staging Secrets

By Mary Lamphere

Take a step back and look at the front of your home the way a potential buyer would to get a good idea of how you can improve the curb appeal of your home and make a better first impression.

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Buying Texas Property: The Importance of Checking Easements Buying Texas Property: The Importance of Checking Easements

By Tabitha Naylor

You might think that if you own land in Texas you have the unquestionable legal right to access it, but this is not always the case. Inside, we detail the two types of land access easements, and how they affect landowners.

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Top 5 Texas Lakefront Communities Top 5 Texas Lakefront Communities

By Tabitha Naylor

The Lone Star State offers some of the finest lakefront living you will find anywhere in the world. Inside, we highlight five communities that stand out from the pack.

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