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This is the Age of Diversity in Home Buying

This is the Age of Diversity in Home Buying. 2015 and 2016 saw a noticeable influx of Baby Boomers re-entering the Real Estate Market. An estimated fifty-nine million Americans are considering buying a home in 2017. So which demographics are at the front of the pack this time? Generation X (ages approximately 33-50) and Minority… Read More

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Never Been a Landlord Before? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Never Been a Landlord Before? Here’s a Few Things You Need to Know. Investing in Real Estate means different things to different people. The home you reside in is certainly an investment, but that’s not what most of us think of when we talk about Real Estate investing. More often the term refers to the… Read More

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Home Buying: Think That Title Report is Trivial? Then You’ve Never Heard of Lis Pendens

Home Buying: Think That Title Report is Trivial? Then You’ve Never Heard of Lis Pendens. When the Title Company was chosen to handle your Real Estate Transaction you probably didn’t care much who they were. You may have been blissfully unaware of their purpose or their process. In most cases, the first time a Home… Read More

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Report: Multi-Family Homes as Investment or Residence?

Report: Multi-Family Homes as Investment or Residence? Folks shopping for a place to live have rarely considered multi-family homes in the past, but maybe they should start. Investors long ago realized the value of multi-family properties as a more efficient, more profitable way to cover their mortgage and investment costs. Multi-Family doesn’t need to imply… Read More

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1 in 40 American Families Deal With Child Identity Theft

1 in 40 American Families Deal With Child Identity Theft. This isn’t purely a homeowner issue but I feel it belongs here nonetheless. It’s a family issue. A community issue. You protect your children from physical dangers in your home. You protect them from dangers in and out of your neighborhood. Whether it’s screening care-givers,… Read More

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Cyndi Lauper Says Sayonara to Stamford

I’ve been a big Cyndi Lauper fan since the mid 80’s. She is a true icon of Pop Culture with a genuine smile and a passionate humanitarian advocate. Her singular, wild-child style and her unique sound caught on instantly with the Army crowd I was stationed with in Germany back then, and over the years… Read More

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You Know About Closing Costs, so How Much More Will You Spend?

You Know About Closing Costs, so How Much More Will You Spend? Whether you’re selling or buying a home, there are of course the little things like deposits and connection or disconnect fees for utilities, cable TV and WiFi. But as we all know, the little things add up quickly. Both Home Buyers and Home… Read More

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12 Entertaining and Energy Saving Home Gadgets and Gizmos

12 Entertaining and Energy Saving Home Gadgets and Gizmos A couple or three of my favorite home-enhancing gadgets aren’t on John’s list below. They may not be labeled state-of-the-art or even technology but they are most certainly energy-saving and entertaining. Black and Decker Thermal Leak Detector I love to see my work bench covered in… Read More

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Video: Don’t Let Home Repairs Catch You by Surprise

Video: Don’t Let Home Repairs Catch You by Surprise. Seasoned homeowners are intimately acquainted with emergency home repairs and necessary renovations. For the first-time home owner these thing might come as an unpleasant surprise. Your lender has factored in all of the home related costs that matter to them. But the minute you move in… Read More

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The Jetson’s Future is Here… 7 Gizmos We All Said We Wanted.

I haven’t thought about the Jetsons in years. The show had an amazing original run and a fairly successful comeback. As a Baby Boomer, I watched the Jetsons in the 60’s, my kids watched the Jetsons in the 80’s, and with the introduction of every futuristic contraption that this enviable family enjoyed, we all said… Read More