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Dealing with Mortgage Payment Difficulties

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Unexpected financial circumstances may affect your ability to pay your regular mortgage responsibilities. When that happens, it is important that you take prompt action. With the right plan and work with your mortgage professional to resolve these difficulties.   Whatever the reason may be – it could be reduced income, job loss, or other things, … Read More

Real Estate Tips: Pool Maintenance

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Having a swimming pool at home is definitely a great amenity. Whenever summertime comes around, you can just go for a dip in the pool. You can invite your friends over and have a pool party and be the talk of the town. However, keeping your swimming pool sparkly clean is a different matter. It … Read More

How to Recover from a Flooded Basement

Extensive mold growth throughtout the walls and ceilings of a home

Having a flooded basement can be problematic. Anyone who has experienced this already has an idea about this. Not only do you have to deal with the standing water, but you also have to deal with the stress of dealing with the damage it has done to your personal belongings. It certainly is not an … Read More

Childproofing New Homes

Little boy standing near the dishwasher taking forks and spoons out of it. Playing with cutlery. Baby boy and dishwasher. Baby proofing. Dishwasher with an open door and little boy playing with it. Little helper. Danger of household items for babies.

If you have children, especially those less than four years old, it is essential to have your home childproofed. How can it be done? By identifying common dangers and choosing the best products that will decrease the risk of accidents. It is the parents’ responsibility to evaluate each room in the house, pinpoint things that … Read More

What to Look for When Buying a New Home

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Finding the perfect home for you and your family is not as easy as choosing the perfect pair of shoes. If you can go from one store to another just to find the perfect pair, then you might also end up looking at dozens of homes before finding the right one for you and your … Read More

Spring Cleaning Tips for New Homeowners

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Spring is almost here! Before you enjoy this lovely season, there may be some tasks that you want to take care of first. Yes, we mean your spring cleaning to-dos! How do you manage this annual task? Do you have an effective strategy so you can tackle the chores with ease?   If you’re looking … Read More

Tips to Save Water in Your Lawn and Garden

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During the summer months, water used by a household usually gets doubled. This is because this is the time when we water our gardens and lawns, wash cars, and fill swimming pools. We make the most of the great weather to do these things.   However, there are some municipalities that declare lawn and garden … Read More

How to Protect Your Home before Your Vacation

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Summer could be a very exciting time, especially if you have planned a special trip for you and your family. It is a time for you to enjoy and be worry-free. That is why you should be careful not to let anything dampen your experience. Unfortunately, going out of town also means you’d be leaving … Read More