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Easy, Inexpensive Solutions - How to Repair Hardwood Floors - 02/15/11 01:29 AM
Easy, Inexpensive Solutions - How to Repair Hardwood Floors Dogs chase kids, pans drop, chairs scrape, and soon hardwood floors need repairs. Erase scratches that ruin red oak or Brazilian cherry. A professional floor refinisher will charge $1 to $4 per sq. ft. to apply a new coat of finish. No worries. Read inexpensive ways to remove wood scratches and repair deep gouges in a few easy steps. Repair Wood Floors and Erase Ugly Scratches Repair wood floors and scratches that make rooms look worn out. We’ll show you easy ways to put the luster back into your floors. (3 comments)
Ohio January Market Report - 02/14/11 09:58 AM
The January Market Report in Ohio for single family, residential homes in Montgomery, Greene, and Warren counties near Wright Patterson Air Force Base shows less homes sold in January than in December. The average sale price / listing price is 95%, which is 3% less than the Real Living Realty average (98%). The average days on market in December 2010 was 94, which is 13 days slower than the Real Living Realty average days on market (81). The average days on market in January 2011 was 99, which is 18 days slower than the Real Living Realty average days on market (81). The statistics show that Real Living sells (0 comments)
Mortgage With a 500 Credit Score Now Possible! - 02/08/11 08:24 AM
Real Living Mortgage (a division of Wells Fargo Bank) now allows a borrower to get a mortgage with a credit score of as low as 500 on a fixed rate FHA loan. The following criteria applies: Credit Scores 500 to 579 - borrower needs minimum 10% down payment. Credit Scores 580 to 599 - borrower needs minimum 5% down payment. Credit Scores 600 and up - borrower needs the normal minimum 3.5% down payment. Low Debt to Income Ratios - 31% for housing debt and 36% for total debt. Proof of 2 full months of housing payments (mortgage, taxes, and insurance) are required (cash in bank (3 comments)
Common Mistakes Home Owners Make When Filing Taxes - 02/08/11 08:02 AM
Common Mistakes Home Owners Make When Filing Taxes Many homeowners filing taxes end up making mistakes along the way. Tax deductions are great and can be gained when taxes are filed correctly. However, there are several common mistakes that home owners make when filing taxes. Here are some common mistakes to avoid: (New!) 10 Common Errors Home Owners Make When Filing Taxes Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary—know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2011 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (0 comments)
February Home Maintenance Tips - 02/07/11 05:13 PM
February Home Maintenance Tips Tips for repairing, cleaning, and tightening things up to prevent house damage and save money. Investing in seasonal home maintenance can pay off in peace of mind, utility cost savings, durability and even resale value. Check out the following simple and easy home maintenance tips: Replace dirty air filters. Clean refridgerator condenser coils. Recaulk windows and tubs. Change shower curtain. Replace leaking washing machine hoses. Clean and lubricate garage door tracks, hinges, and rollers. Do a home energy assessment (See U.S. Department of Energy Website). Start spring cleaning early! (2 comments)
Things To Do in the Dayton Ohio Area - 02/06/11 06:09 AM
Things To Do in the Dayton Ohio Area Check out the Facebook Dayton, Ohio Guide on the best things to do in the Dayton area including restaurants, attractions, nightlife, clubs, bars, events, shopping, entertainment, music, activities, and things to do in Dayton, Ohio. Click "Like" to receive daily tips on things to do in the Dayton, Ohio area. For more info on the Dayton area visit www.DaytonOhioHouse.com www.facebook.com/DaytonOhioArea
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