Category Archives: Housing

5 Essential Real Estate Closing Tips & Process Checklist

Buying a home is a lot of work, but it's a lot of fun too. Amid all of the excitement of the buying process, most buyers manage to stay organized. But it's tough to keep track of everything from searching for the right home ...

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Cash For Caulkers: New Program Could Net You Up To $12,000

Well, it looks like our Government is gearing up to spend more money (that we don't have by the way). President Obama has proposed a new program that has been dubbed "Cash For Caulkers" that could send some serious cash your way.

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How to Get Out of an Apartment Lease

In a past post, I talked about my inability to negotiate with an apartment complex. In that circumstance, my lease expired and I was trying to stay there at the same price for the remaining 3 months I was ...

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Buying New Windows, Insulation or Central Air? Use the New Home Energy Tax Credit

Thinking of buying new windows or installing central air? The new economic stimulus plan offers some financial help in terms of affordability. 30% Tax Credit on Eligible Energy Saving Materials This credit has been around ...

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The Age of No Negotiation: Apartment Edition

In my recent post, The Age of No Negotiation, I talked about my experience dealing with a big box department store. Of course, they were out of stock of the advertised item that I wanted. Being the person that I am, I asked them to extend the sale discount on another more expensive model. ...

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