Monthly Archives: February 2013

Insurance: What you Need to Know

During the past three months I have had the honor of working with survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Hearing their stories was a very rewarding experience. Reminding me that every day, every hour and every minute is precious; and to not … Continue reading

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Refinancing Again

We’re constantly bombarded by lenders to refinance our mortgage under a variety of programs. The volume of offers can almost make you numb to the rational consideration. There are common rules of thumbs that homeowners and agents use such as … Continue reading

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It It Shows Better… – 2/18/2013

If it shows better, it will probably sell faster and maybe for more money. Once your home is on the market, it’s time to look at it like a commodity and through the eyes of potential buyers. In all likelihood, … Continue reading

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More Expensive Than Expected

The 3.5% down payment on FHA loans could be more expensive for buyers than expected. Beginning April 1, 2013, the mortgage insurance premium will go up by .1% to 1.35% which may not even be noticeable to most would-be homeowners. … Continue reading

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Before You Leave Home…

The last thing you want to do while you’re on a trip is to worry about someone burglarizing your home. Use this checklist to add some peace of mind to your travel plans. Ask a trusted friend – to pick … Continue reading

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