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How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home

By Ben Levy

Breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can cause several serious health problems including cancer. If your home was built before or during the 1970s there may be asbestos in your home.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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5 Simple Steps to Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure 5 Simple Steps to Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure

Given the present economic situation, it's a matter of concern that people are losing jobs and banks are raising interest rates. Millions of people are under pressure to make their mortgage payments, but not everybody has the skill to work out their payment defaults.

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What is a Land Contract? What is a Land Contract?

A land contract is a way for homebuyers to acquire their dream through a form of "rent-to-own" conditions

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What Not to Do Before Buying a Home What Not to Do Before Buying a Home

By Matea Shosho

Congratulations, you have decided to buy a house. Remember, though, that a house needs financing, and getting it is becoming harder and hard. Here is a list of things to avoid doing in order to get approved from a bank so you can buy a home

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Foreclosure Investing Foreclosure Investing

By Jynette DeMarco

There are obvious financial savings that come with investing in a foreclosed house. However, there are also hidden costs and risks that might arise. This article compares the risks and the rewards of foreclosure investing.

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What to Keep in Mind While Searching for a Home What to Keep in Mind While Searching for a Home

By Jynette DeMarco

Purchasing a home can be overwhelming, but with more information the process becomes easier. This article outlines a few major things to keep in mind before searching that will help you avoid mistakes commonly made by home buyers.

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Buying a Fixer-Upper Buying a Fixer-Upper

By Matea Shosho

Fixer-Uppers are homes that require a bit of maintanence, and so will usually be sold for a lower price. This article outlines some important questions you should ask and decisions you should make before making that purchase.

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