Real Estate

How does MLS work? What you need to know

How does flat rate MLS work? Introduction When you are ready to sell real estate you have options, I know many of you think that you should list with a broker and pay outrageous commissions. That is not true. You can sell by owner or you can sell by owner and take advantage of multiple listing services as well. Let…

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An independent look at rental car insurance

When you approach the car rental counter, the rental agent will ask if you want to purchase insurance for the rental car. If you say no, you will be asked to initial next to each coverage you decline. The decisions you make in these brief moments could have a dramatic impact on your financial situation. Deciding whether you need to…

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How to avoid an investment property scam

This article was first published in May 2006 as a warning to potential investors to be careful when engaging in real estate investments. Hundreds of investors signed up with us and are participating in joint legal action, but many more, including many of the major banks, some now in government hands, got involved in hundreds of bad deals and are…

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Mobile Home Roofs – Now Your Roof Can Be Moved Literally

Mobile home roofs are suitable for home construction where the roofs are pre-fabricated prior to installation. This makes it easy to install in the home, saving builders time connecting one roofing material to the other. Using a circular weave rubber membrane that conforms to your roof, the mobile home roofing method is a straightforward system that gives homeowners a shorter…

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Documents needed to make a short sale

To negotiate a successful short sale, there is a checklist of the items the bank will need from its seller. The following list is a general guideline for what the bank will need. Depending on the bank, they may have their own forms in which they want to obtain the information. For example, if you are negotiating a US Bank…

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The 7 ways to increase your credit score

A low credit score can restrict you in many ways. Makes it difficult to make large purchases and gain the trust you deserve. While you can wait or just move on, there are options for you. We are going to cover 7 ways you can increase your credit score. 1. Check your credit report Get your credit report. Look at…

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The Benefits of Having a Slippery Foot Bathtub

After a long and stressful day, there’s nothing like finding a special place in your home to sit back and relax for a while. Although we can all have different places where we enjoy relaxing, the bathtub seems to be a favorite among many. The unfortunate thing is that many people are left with an old acrylic bathtub that doesn’t…

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