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The Scoop on Solar

In many parts of the U.S., solar is becoming a more popular renewable energy source used to power the home. Not only can it help you reduce your energy bills, it may also add to your home’s value as well. Although the days are getting shorter and snow is falling in many parts of the country, the best time to think about and plan for a future solar purchase is now. The information below outlines the basics of solar.

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Thank You for Being My Client

Thanksgiving is upon us and I just wanted to say, from the bottom of my heart, thank you for your business and referrals. I’ve enjoyed serving you and helping you with all of your real estate needs. Below are just a few of the services I offer. Give me a call if you have a real estate question, want to know more about our market, or need the name of a reputable service or tradesperson.

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Stage Your Home to Sell

Are you getting ready to list your home? Why not stage it before you open its doors to potential buyers? Homes that are staged often sell quicker than those that aren’t, especially in competitive markets. Whether you hire a professional stager or do it yourself, the following tips will help you show your home at its best.

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How to Save for Big Events

In order to save more, it helps to have a goal in mind. What’s more, saving for the big things may encourage you to develop smarter financial habits that will help you achieve financial freedom. Whether you want to build up your emergency fund or pay for college, the information below offers tips to help you save more money for the big events in your life.

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Can Thieves Crack Your Code?

If you’re like most people, you use your smartphone to send emails and texts, as well as pay bills, deposit checks and manage your life. This may, however, leave you vulnerable to thieves who use hacking skills and software to access and steal your information. The material below outlines how to create a more secure passcode for your phone, and may also apply to your computer and web passwords.

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4 Steps to Take Before You Start Your Home Search

Do you dream of being a homeowner one day? Although you may not be ready to buy now, there are four things you can do to prepare for when you are. From building your credit to saving for a down payment, you’ll be prepared to spring when you’re ready to search for the right home. Read on to learn more.

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Using the Internet to Find a Home

The majority of buyers search the Internet as their first step in the home buying process. Whether they’re searching listings or using a mortgage calculator, one thing is clear: the Internet is a powerful source of information. Below is information to help you harness the power of the Internet in your home search.

Build Your Emergency Kit

Although we can’t predict if and when an emergency or disaster situation will occur, we can prepare in the event that one takes place. Use the checklist below to help assemble your emergency kit to keep you and your family safe in the unfortunate event of an emergency.