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There are lots of interesting places in the U.S. to live — and some remarkable spots for a vacation home as well. Maybe you’ve always wanted to escape to a place on the water, or next to a great ski mountain. Or maybe you would like to retreat from the big city to a small town oasis. Forbes named...
 Building a brand isn't only important for large businesses. Independent entrepreneurs depend on their personal brands to attract new clients and retain existing ones. Building your own brand will help you establish yourself as an authority in your industry, whether that's real estate, tech, mark...
 Suburbs or city? This common question about where to buy a home represents a real-life dilemma for many homebuyers. Visions of manicured gardens and backyard pool parties aside, there are numerous factors driving migration out to the ‘burbs. At the top of that list is the perception of affordabi...
Investing in commercial real estate can be a very lucrative venture, but most people don't have the capital to fund these investments on their own. Fortunately, there are a variety of different real estate loans to accomodate investors with different needs. However, it is important to understand ...
 If you’re worried about the impact of severe weather on your home, you’re not alone. As of April, Georgia has already experienced two tornadoes so far in 2019. This could put the state on track to exceed last year’s total of five severe weather events. With weather patterns continually changing,...
So you've taken the plunge and picked out the home of your dreams. After what might seem like a whirlwind of getting pre-qualified for a home loan, putting in an offer and (hopefully) getting the price you want, you're finally ready to set up for closing.Your real estate agent may set up a closin...
Impact of North Carolina’s Record Hurricane Year on Homeowners and Insurance Rates Hurricane Florence caused significant damage when it came ashore to the Carolinas last September. North Carolina felt the brunt of the devastation, with nearly 36 inches of rainfall and storm surges reaching 10 fee...
After reaching a certain level of success in residential real estate, many agents begin to set their sights higher. Deciding to break into commercial real estate can be a very fruitful career decision. While residential real estate can be very profitable on its own, commercial real estate can hel...
 Deciding to move to New Jersey from a neighboring state is a big decision for homeowners. For some, moving is an exciting journey; for others, it can be stressful. From deciding whether to hire a moving company, footing the costs of the move and choosing a neighborhood that meets your expectatio...
What Do Lenders Look For in Home Equity Applications?If you're facing financial strain in your life, a home equity loan might be the answer to your credit issues. Not only does settling your high-interest debt with a low rate home equity loan cut down on your liability, but it diversifies your cr...

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