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Paint Your Home Before You Sell It - 06/30/08 09:06 AM
Usually all sellers think the paint or wallpaper on their walls is the perfect color or look. But most buyers will not. Not everyone likes the colors barn red or mauve or even coconut husk on interior walls. But there are some basic colors everyone can agree on; white and off white. So when it's time to sell your home, you should really consider changing the colors of your walls before you put it on the market. Believe it or not, paint sells. Many buyers will be too overwhelmed by the cost and labor of painting so they will keep looking (2 comments)
The Great Madison Mississippi - 06/23/08 01:46 PM
Anyone looking to buy a home in a fun and friendly farming community should look no further than Madison , Mississippi . You will find wonderful southern hospitality with a small town atmosphere. Madison has been flourishing over the years and is proud of its residents and community. Madison came to be because of the railroad just before the Civil War when Illinois Central Railroad created a train depot in 1856 in what is now downtown Madison. The town was incorporated as a village a short time later. Got kids? Well, Madison schools are absolutely great and are served by the (0 comments)
Home And Job Relocating - 06/16/08 01:30 PM
People all around the world relocate to a new home and job each year, and the number of people relocating is growing by leaps and bounds. Many people are willing to go an extra mile in a tight job market to get a better job that will afford them the home of their dreams. So, there are some things to take into consideration when relocating. You should definitely consider the city and state you want to move to first because of the cost-of-living. The cost-of-living can vary greatly from city to city. For example, it would be cheaper to live in (0 comments)
Contractors & Handymen Keeping Busy With Abandoned Homes - 06/09/08 11:56 AM
With so many homes going into foreclosure, many of them are being abandoned. Contractors and handymen are seeing the horrible effects of abandoned homes and filling their pockets at the same time. Like every other city across the nation, Mississippi has seen its share of foreclosures. So, there are some affordable homes available in Jackson and surrounding areas. Mortgage companies hire contractors and handymen to fix up what has been destroyed by vandals so they can then try to sell the property. If you're in the market for a new home, look at some foreclosures. This can be a good thing (0 comments)
Home Buying and Clean Credit - 06/02/08 11:07 AM
Many homebuyers often wonder if shopping for a home loan will affect their credit each time a lender pulls their credit report. It's a logical question and the answer is no, but the credit checks need to be done in a short period of time for your credit not to be affected. Here's how it works - When a lender checks your credit, it's called a hard inquiry. When these hard inquiries occur, it doesn't have an impact on your credit. Typically, when you're shopping for a mortgage or a car loan the credit bureaus will cluster the inquiries to show (2 comments)
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In Mary & Bill Watkins' Jackson Real Estate Blog find community information, current market conditions, real estate trends, community news, events, and real estate tips and advice for buyers, sellers, and homeowners.
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