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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Virginia Beach Short Sales - 12/16/10 10:25 PM
Right now we have lots of different opinions and views about Virginia Beach Short Sales. Why you should buy them, why you shouldn't buy them and whether or not they are a good deal, a bargain or a potential nightmare! The truth is that given the right or wrong situation, home, seller and listing agent and buying agent anything can happen! The bottom line, seek out professional guidance, choose your home wisely, cover yourself in the contract, be very, very patient and hang on for dear life! In the end if everything is done right you should be able to buy (0 comments)
Energy Saving Ideas - 12/15/10 11:03 PM
If your interested in Saving Some Dough this winter, I have a few energy saving ideas for you to consider. Every year we lose hundreds of dollars through inefficient energy management. We do this by not properly sealing and insulating our homes and by not efficiently managing the use and maintenance of our heating and cooling equipment. The five most basic things you can do to improve your homes energy efficiency and reduce your bills are easily overlooked and more often than not simply neglected and ignored. It's interesting how most people will not focus on things that get small results (3 comments)
Worried About Frozen Pipes? - 12/15/10 09:16 AM
Are you worried about Frozen Pipes this winter? Frozen Pipes that eventually burst from the freeze/thaw process can cause a number of problems from water damaged walls, ceilings and floors, and typically involve costly plumbing repairs. Here are a few suggestions that may help you avoid a messy pipe burst. 1. Locate all water pipes that are susceptible to freezing. Wrap them in pipe insulation that you can purchase from your local building supply store. 2. If you plan to be away from home for a period of time...have someone check your home to make sure the heat stays set on (2 comments)
Selecting a Home Warranty Plan - 12/11/10 05:48 PM
Selecting a Home Warranty Plan When Selecting a Home Warranty Plan you have many options today. Keep in mind there are several companies that offer competitive plans with a host of different standard coverage’s and additional “al la carte” selections of different up-grade options to choose from. The basic Home Warranty plan typically covers a homeowner’s residence for a one-year period from the date of settlement or the date of the agreement. For home sellers, most companies offer a buyer and seller coverage plan that will cover the listed home for sale during the duration of the listing plus one year (0 comments)
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