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Our world is full of risk at every turn—from perilous jobs to dangerous driving conditions. That’s why we all love to get back to our homes and not worry about everyday safety hazards. It’s great to feel comfortable and safe at home, but is it as safe as it can be?Your home should be your...

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Whether you’re trading in your large home for a smaller space or just need a good old fashion clean out, paring down your house is hard! Over time we all tend to accumulate stuff - lots of stuff. We have closets full of clothes that don’t fit, basements full of home decor we don’t like and...

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Homeowners on the move understand the sale of their old home will not align perfectly with the purchase of their new home. They prepare for a stretch of homelessness or a period of double mortgages. “Homeless” clients usually get by with the help of storage units and temporary accommodations...

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A house that needs a little TLC can be a great investment and the end product will entitle you to bragging rights. But don’t be fooled by the magic of TV and the 30 minute whole house transformations, fixing up a home is a lot of work and will cost you more than you think!Do Your HomeworkAs with...

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We all hope for a purchase offer within days of listing our home, but in reality, homes don’t always sell quickly. Get tips on what you can do if the listing agreement with your real estate agent is expiring, and your home is still sitting on the market.

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Breaking News: The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act has passed the US Senate!Say what?! And why do we care?Well, if you are a millennial or first-time home buyer intrigued by the thought of purchasing a condo, this news is especially relevant. Specifically, these new regulations have...

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Have you ever thought about the radon levels in your home? Do you even know what radon is? If you’re not sure, it’s a good time to learn a little more about the potential health risks of high levels of radon in your home.What is radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that forms...

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Maybe yourdream home has the intricate details that you usually find only in olderconstruction - wainscoting and crown molding in the interior, the front porchwith a swing, an older tree shading the back yard, and the white picket fence.Or maybe yourdream home has all the conveniences of modern...

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home.Get...

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Alicia Garatoni

Alicia Garatoni

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