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Home Spas... - 03/31/07 09:13 PM
Home Spas - Reading: The Pleasurable Escape It can take us to exotic lands, with powdery white beaches and clear azure skies. It can take us back in time-even to prehistoric days-or forward to the Big Brother world of the 25th century. It can fill our eyes with tears or make us laugh aloud. Reading opens a window to the world, giving us a vision of things we never dreamed possible. But, though you might not realize it, reading can also reduce your stress level.For one thing, reading can help with problem-solving, which, in and of itself, can relieve stress. Say (0 comments)
Tips for Home Improvement... - 03/31/07 09:09 PM
Home Improvement - Considering Home Improvements When considering home improvements one might think that it would cost a fortune. If you have a home that merely dishes off an old appeal, you may want to add a few accessories to the area appealing old to you verses buying new paint, flooring, carpet, et cetera. Few homeowners consider home improvement and will take out a second loan for improving the home; thus, taking out a second home loan is only getting you into more debt than what you already are if you are paying mortgage payments. It depends on what you are (0 comments)
What to look for in buy "Investment Homes" - 03/31/07 09:04 PM
Home Buying - Investment homes: Things to look for Investing into real estate can be an expensive lesson. Before deciding to attempt this for a business or hobby there is much research that needs to be done. The type of business this requires is hard work, plenty of time and an abundance of money. However, this type of venture can pay off enormously in the end. The thrill of this type of dealing, buying, fixing and selling is a magnificent step.As with any endeavor knowing as much as you can before you lay out cash is very beneficial. When looking at (0 comments)
Appraisal Facts....for Home Selling - 03/31/07 09:02 PM
Home Selling - Appraisals: The Facts About Real Estate Appraisals Real Estate Appraisals are a necessary step in the home buying process. There is a lot of confusion out there regarding the truth about appraisals. Some people are confused about their purpose and often think of them as home inspections. Some people think that a low appraisal for their home is the kiss of death. People should take the time to learn the facts about real estate appraisals. The more people learn beforehand, the better prepared they will be to tackle this crucial step.Your home loan approval is contingent upon the (2 comments)
Why Great Homes Don't Sell... - 03/31/07 09:00 PM
Home Selling - Why great homes don t sell You have a fabulous home in a great location, yet it s been sitting on the market for months with little or no interest. What can you do?Real estate is a fickle business with markets fluctuating according to season, the economy and supply and demand. The general market aside, there could be other reasons your great home isn t selling.One of the top reasons great homes don t sell is because they are overpriced. Setting a sale price for your home is tricky business. You want to get the maximum possible return (1 comments)
Open House Tips and Information... - 03/31/07 08:54 PM
Home Buying - Open houseHow to make the most of the visit Buying a house for whatever reason should be a fun and exciting time. Open houses are an enjoyable event. You may even visit three or four different homes in one day. There are special things to look for when going to see these houses. An open house is used to check the market and let potential buyers window-shop. There are certain criteria you have in mind when searching for the perfect home. Jot those ideas down and compare them to the homes you view.Take a notepad with you to (0 comments)
What to look for in buying a home... - 03/31/07 08:35 PM
Searching for just the right home can be very exciting. You may plan ahead for the number of bedrooms and bathrooms that you want. Or imagine preparing for dinner parties in a sun-filled kitchen. Although these things are important, there is more to a good home purchase than the rooms it contains. Following are just a few suggestions to consider. Take some time to make a list and determine which additional priorities are important to you.Survey the neighborhood during many different times of the day and days of the week. Are you comfortable with the noise, activity levels, traffic volume, etc.?If (0 comments)
A few things NOT to do when you are buying a home.... - 03/31/07 08:33 PM
1. Don't Make a Major PurchaseYou've just found out your credit is A+. That's great news, because a new car would look fantastic in the driveway of your new home. But hang on--if you are depending on a mortgage to move in, you'd best wait until after closing to buy the car.An increase in your debt to income ratio reduces the amount of monthly income available for your mortgage payment. If you tack on a higher car payment, the bank might decide you cannot afford the home.Using cash to purchase the car could also create a problem, since banks consider cash (0 comments)
Beautiful and Nature Oriented Cumberland Cove... - 03/28/07 08:45 PM
Cumberland Cove is located in Monterey, TN. This natural subdivision entails thousands of acres of natural beauty to include breathtaking bluff views and scenic overlooks. Whether you are hiking, biking, Golfing, or just plain easy living, Cumberland Cove is the place to be. My website has virtual tours of properties I market in that area, and everyone is invited to join the secluded and private woods of Cumberland Cove, but not remote! No, this paradise is only minutes from Cookeville and Crossville TN and less than 2 hours from Nashville and Knoxville.
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