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Staging Your Home Staging Your Home

By Beth Drucker

When potential buyers come in to view your home, you'll want to play up your home's strengths and beauty. Luckily, making your home look more attractive to buyers doesn't have to cost you a lot of money. There's no need to hire an expensive professional: just use these simple tips to have your home looking polished and ready in no time at all!

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Roofing 101: How Does Thermal Imaging Work? Roofing 101: How Does Thermal Imaging Work?

By Larry Kinsey

When the sun heats up the roof surfaces during the day through radiation, it heats the surfaces above and below the roof membrane and retains the heat until the sun goes down. As the surface cools in the evening any moisture or wet insulation below the surface will retain the heat much longer. This heat differential between the surface and below the surface shows explicitly through the infrared lenses a temperature range and gives a digital photo of what the surface looks like.

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How to Budget for your Property Taxes How to Budget for your Property Taxes

By Matt Longhofer

Property taxes can be a real monkey on your back. Once a year you have got to pay your property taxes and that burden can be a real blow to any headway you may have been making otherwise during the year. Even when you are cognizant of the fact that your property taxes are coming due, individuals don't always have the funds available to pay their property tax bill. However, there are a number of strategies for how to budget for your property taxes. Here's four ideas:

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Remodeling Tips: Bathrooms Remodeling Tips: Bathrooms

Unless you are fortunate enough to live in a multimillion dollar home, you are likely the owner of a small bathroom. The bathroom is one of the most frequently used rooms in the home, despite the small size. With small space and limited storage, the small bathroom can quickly become cluttered and cramped.

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Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners

By Christina Kelley

Harbour Equity Partners is a private equity fund. Our resources in investment banking and private banking make it possible for us to offer loans to high net worth borrowers. Harbour Equity Partners has seen the opportunity to help borrowers that do not conform with traditional lending options. Utilizing our private banking resources, Harbour Equity Partners will structure finance options that meet a borrower's end goal.

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 Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States? Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States?

Buying homeowners' insurance is an important part of owning your own home. It is the financial security blanket that protects your most valuable asset - your home. Many mortgage brokers, cities, counties and states require that any homeowner carry at least a liability policy, protecting you from lawsuits if someone is injured on your property.

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An Overview of the Mortgage Auction Process An Overview of the Mortgage Auction Process

The majority of you are interested in owning a house. But the mortgage payment that you will be required to pay can be burdensome. From an

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Home improvement loans: what you need to know about them Home improvement loans: what you need to know about them

You take out a home improvement loan to arrange for the required cash to renovate your own home in the best way possible. Mostly the home...

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How to Decorate a Small Room How to Decorate a Small Room

By Christina Kelley

One of the common challenges of owning or selling a home is coming up with great designs for rooms that are really small. To make the best use of the room, the design must be both practical and beautiful. Here are some tips for decorating a small room.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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