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Now that you have moved into that new home here is some advice to keep the disposal working fine! When a garbage disposal clogs, a plumber’s service call can cost as much as $100 just for showing up. A “fix” could add even more to that bill. To minimize the likelihood of costly repairs, therefore...
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  The Case-Shiller Index posted awful numbers in its most recent reading. Each of the index's 20 tracked markets showed home price deterioration between September's and October's respective reports. Some markets fell as much as 2.9 percent. The drop in values is nothing about which to panic, howe...
With 2010 coming to a close, the "experts" are out in full force, making predictions for next year's housing and mortgage markets on business television and in the papers. Predictions for 2011 are wide-ranging: Some say home prices will rise in 2011 Some say home prices will fall in 2011 Some say...
Like most housing data in November, the most recent New Home Sales report showed sales volume increasing last month, and home supplies falling. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, sales of new, single-family homes increased to 290,000 in November on an annual basis, a figure equal to th...
Americans spend a lot of time cooking and eating in their kitchens. What are you doing to keep yours germ- and bacteria-free? In this two-part, 6-minute video from NBC's The Today Show, you'll first ride alongside a county health inspector as he visits a home and inspects its kitchen. The tested ...
Lots of problems of late with the appraisal process.  Does anyone know what is being done so that lenders only use appraisers with knowledge of the community they are appraising?  We are getting appraisers who come in from areas no where near the home they are appraising and using properties outs...
Our market here in Gold Canyon, AZ should start to pick up very soon! We have a rich inventory of beautiful homes ready for the buyers who see the value in moving to this beautiful village! We have had a lot of heat this past month in fact this is the first week we have had a nice COOL DOWN! So i...
The Buyer Broker agreement is defined as “an employment agreement between a Buyer and a Broker that employs the Broker to locate property and negotiate the terms and conditions that are acceptable to their Buyer for the purchase of property. The Buyer usually agrees to work exclusively with the B...
Most agents commit themselves to doing open houses for their seller clients with the hope that a legitimate  "buyer" any "buyer" will attend and either fall in love with that home or at least allow the agent to pick up a buyer who will more than likely buy a home from them....  We all do it.  In ...

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