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Helpful Hints to Keep Your Home in Tip-Top Shape with Judith Appliance Excesses Easy: Unplug chargers, power adapters, and appliances when they are not in use. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 75 percent of the electricity used to power electronics such as VCRs, televisions, ster...
Helpful Hints to Keep Your Home in Tip-Top Shape with Judith Improve Energy Efficiency Easy: Replace Incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. Compact fluorescent bulbs produce the same amount of light as incandescent bulbs yet require 75 percent less energy, produce 75 percent less heat...
A Ship Shape House on a Shoestring Budget Perhaps thinking of improving your home with a view to either sell or just give it a new look and feel, and maybe you’re having second thoughts because you’re feeling a pinch when it comes to money matters. Home improvement does not have to be expensive,...
Nine Estate Planning Guidelines You may want to consider these guidelines as you plan your estate: 1. Prepare a Will. Be sure it keeps pace with changes in your own personal circumstances and adjustments in tax laws. Marriage, divorce, birth, a move to another state or change in your finances sho...
What is a reverse mortgage? • It’s a special type of loan that enables individuals aged 62 or older to convert some o their home’s equity into tax-free, funds. • Unlike traditional equity loans, you receive payments instead of making them. • Homeowner(s) who are at least 62 years of age and occup...
When Should You Pay Points on a Loan? When it comes to comparing interest rates for a mortgage loan, homebuyers often have the option of choosing a loan with a lower interest rate by paying points. Simply put, a point is equal to 1 percent o the loan amount. For example with a $100,000 loan, one ...
HOW TO ACCESS ANY LISTING IN THE NATION QUICKLY AND EASILY! "Here's how to use my website for ALL of your real estate needs!" Hello, I just wanted to let you know how easy it is for you to use my site for ALL of your MLS listing needs in the nation! Go to: http://www.JudithKnutson.com Even in thi...
Welcome back! It's time for the 2nd installment in my 10-part "What it takes to sell your property" series. Last time, we talked about the "pre-listing" activities I do for you to help you sell your property. Now, let's get down to the "nitty gritty" and cover the listing presentation.  Why? Beca...

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