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Archive of today's real estate blog entries (Page 41)
How To Cut Down On Energy Costs - 07:22 AM
Everyone wants to save money, right? But knowing where and when to cut corners can be difficult. So let's start with energy costs. Here are some great tips from MSN and Trulia for saving on energy costs this summer.
Check for holes. Letting cool air escape through those tiny cracks can cause higher energy costs. Make sure the insulation around your doors and windows is updated, and don’t forget to check the attic. Most hardware stores sell an inexpensive plastic film that helps insulate, but caulking and foam are good alternatives too. If you’re using a window-unit air conditioner, make sure that it (0 comments)
Edmonds Washington (Edmonds Bowl) Condominium Market Update - May 2013 - 04:31 PM
The popularity of condos for Sale in EdmondsWashington stays strong, especially in the Edmonds Bowl. (98020) Quality of life, easy access to amenities, beaches, the waterfront, and parks all make Edmonds Washington a great place to live. Currently in the 98020 zip code, there are 20 condominiums for sale ranging in prices from $137,500 to over $1,139,500 with 14 in a pending status. One in a Pending BackUp, 7 Pending Inspection, and 2 Pending Short Sale. Over the last 6 months in the 98020 zip code, 67 condos Sold with a median sales price of $372,165, ranging in price from $99,000 (0 comments)
Are you looking to move to Philadelphia, but can't figure out which neighborhood you'd like to live in? Here is a quick list of the top ten neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Starting off the list is Bella Vista/Queen Village: Close proximity to center city, developing like crazy, Italian Market South Phiily: Plenty of diversity, Very Italian, Only a subway ride away from Center City University City: Very developed, Laid back college atmosphere Art Museum/Fairmount: Only a 15 minute walk to center city, beautiful location Northern Liberties: Trendy, great nightlife, new development everywhere Society Hill, Amazing architecture, very quaint, right in between (0 comments)
Just sold your home? Feeling a sense of relief? Well dont get too comfortable. You still want to keep your guard up in order to avoid problems down the road. Here are a few tips to keep you safe well after the sale of your home: 1. Keep copies of all the paperwork related to closing and settlement. 2. Keep proof of improvements and prior purchases. 3. Stay on top of tax laws 4. Don't feel pressured to quicky buy a new house 5. Reevaluate your personal finances 6. Send change of address notices These are just a few tips to keep (0 comments)
How To Buy A Fixer Upper - 06:39 AM
If you are thinking about buying a home that needs some fixing up, make sure to check out these helpful tips to get you started...
1. Save Up When it comes to buying a fixer upper, you want to have enough money to cover the costs of a renovation along with extra funds to cover the miscellaneous and unforeseen costs that might happen along the way. Make sure you save up before jumping into a fixer upper.
2. 203k Loan Have you thought about rolling the costs of repairs into your loan? Talk to your lender about a 203k (0 comments)
Do you have an S Corp and Home Office? Tip that will save Thousands! - 05:37 AM
Here is the best way to deduct your home office when you have an S Corp. Treat the home office expenses as a reimbursed employee business expense. Your corporation is a separate entity from yourself. As such there are certain ways to handle auto expenses and employee home office expenses. If you do not do this properly the money you receive will be taxable to you and a tax deduction for your S corp. Done correctly the payments are tax free to you and deductible to your S Corp. To qualify for what is called an “Accountable” plan you must submit (0 comments)
Taking my job as Grandparent seriously!! - 06:49 AM
We all know that once you become a grandparent it is your job to brag about them till no one wants to hear anymore. So stop reading this when you get to that point. My daughter, Nicole who also works for me, has one son named Logan Paul. He started out playing the piano for a year or so and then became mesmerized by the guitar. Logan has been taking guitar lessons for about two years now and is ten years old. At first he had an acoustic guitar but has wanted an electric guitar for some time now. Two weeks (0 comments)
NEVER Speak Poorly of Your Competition! Stay Professional! ALWAYS! - 12:05 PM
I'm "new" and I'm selling ... do I have your attention!?! First the story ... then the moral: I recently interviewed for and earned my fourth listing since I started selling real estate. I've been a licensed Realtor since January 11, 2013. New to the business? ... Sure am ... new to selling? ... wouldn't you like to know?! This listing came to market the day we signed the contract and that's fine but we did have photography done until today. Activity has been good and we don't have offers yet but the feedback I'm getting on the property is likely leading (2 comments)
The Academy hosts its 11th Annual Memorial Day Season Preview at the Pera Club, 1 E. Continental Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281, Monday, May 27th, 2013 from 4pm to 8pm. This annual event celebrates Marching Music through this family-style barbecue that features entertainment, raffles, and food! The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps will debut their 2013 musical production "Pianoman". Join us and celebrate this wonderful American holiday. Tickets are now available for $8 from the online store. New this year is a family ticket valid (0 comments)
4 Strategies that you can follow to save money on closing costs - 02:13 AM
It is indeed very challenging and daunting to secure a mortgage loan. It is recommended that you should not commit mistakes while securing a loan. You should have clear understanding on all the closing costs and fees associated with the loan. If you can find out a deal which involves lowest costs, then you can actually save a lot of money. Here we discuss about some strategies by following which you can save a lot.
1. Shop around for the best mortgageOne main pre-condition to obtain a suitable mortgage loan is to do adequate research and to shop around. It (0 comments)
The Treasure Coast has several Memorial Day events to remember those who gave their lived for our freedom. Celebrate at our lovely beaches or parks, take out the boat and enjoy the river or ocean, or how about a family cook out and you also may want to attend one of these events in St. Lucie. St. Lucie County is offering 5 events and they are located in Fort Pierce and in Port St. Lucie. Take a look and see what you and your family may enjoy: UDT-Seal Museum Ceremony The ceremonies begin at 10am Monday on the museum grounds at (0 comments)
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