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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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What To Do When You Can’t Pay Your Mortgage Anymore - 04/26/09 11:11 AM
This is one of those uncomfortable topics that most people prefer not to talk about but the reality is that it happens. Job loss, illness or other life events can suddenly interfere with the ability to pay a mortgage and it happens to the nicest people. If times are tough at the moment and you are struggling to pay the bills because of a change in your life circumstances, there are things you can do and try that you may not be aware of. First, consider talking over the situation with a trusted friend, family member or advisor to get some (8 comments)
It's Almost Like Renovating For Free! - 04/18/09 06:28 AM
As reported in a previous post, we recently had a Home Energy Audit performed on our own 22 year old, brick bungalow. Although it ranked very well with respect to our over-all energy efficiency, there are still things we can do to make it better and in this post, I'd like to review some of the grants available to assist homeowners with their retrofits. After having the audit, you have 18 months to complete the recommended work after which time, the auditor will come back to re-assess your home. In our case, we have a few areas to concentrate on: 1. (3 comments)
You, yes YOU Should Have a Home Energy Audit - 04/12/09 08:52 AM
The house that my hubby and I live in is just over 20 years old. It was well built and you wouldn't think there would be much value to having an energy audit done. Think again. Since talking to people a lot about things like ecoEnergy rebates, the pending Home Energy Rating Act and about becoming a certified Green Broker, I've found that public awareness and sadly interest, is still very low about green real estate initiatives. Almost daily, I find myself telling people about the opportunities available. Even in the general real estate community, few REALTORS® seem to be aware (6 comments)
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