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When Moving Out of Your Rental When Moving Out of Your Rental

By Maia Daly

Time to move on from your current place? Some tips on making a clean getaway.

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Tips on Getting Preapproved for a Mortgage Tips on Getting Preapproved for a Mortgage

By Maia Daly

Buying a home is the American Dream, but before accomplishing that you will need to get financing. Follow these steps to begin your path to homeownership!

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What You Should Do if You Have Carbon Monoxide in Your Home What You Should Do if You Have Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

By Ben Levy

Carbon monoxide is a gas which is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It is toxic to both humans and animals in high concentrations.

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The top 5 most expensive homes for sale in Florida this week! The top 5 most expensive homes for sale in Florida this week!

By Christina Kelley

These 5 homes are spacious, breathtakingly beautiful, and well-located... they are also the 5 most expensive homes on the market in Florida this week! Whether you're looking for a home like these or just curious as to what such a home could be like, check out the linked info pages for more details.

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How to Find a Real Estate Lawyer How to Find a Real Estate Lawyer

A real estate lawyer can be very useful when purchasing a home, especially for first-time homebuyers or for people without a real estate agent. A lawyer can help answer any questions that you might have, they can negotiate the deal for you, and they can take care of any legal details that you are not aware of. Having a good real estate lawyer can make a lot of difference in terms of how fast and pain-free your home-buying experience is.

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Buying a Home in Orlando: Home Security Buying a Home in Orlando: Home Security

By Gordy Haynes

Buying a home is much easier now than it was a year ago for an established working class family. As credit eases a little and the strain of holding so much inventory continues to take a toll on the banks and distressed property owners that just need to sell, the buying opportunities are real... here are some thoughts on buying a home in Orlando and how to make sure your home security is up-to-date!

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The Difference Between Appraisers and Inspectors The Difference Between Appraisers and Inspectors

By Chris Piraino

Real estate appraisers and inspectors are commonly confused with each other because both are used to assess houses; however each has different reasons and methods for their assessment. The confusion is caused by the fact that many lenders will call an appraisal an "inspection" because for them, the appraiser is recording everything that they need to know about the house, including the condition of the house.

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Staging Your Home Staging Your Home

By Jessica Hajjar

When potential buyers come in to view your home, you'll want to play up your home's strengths and beauty. Luckily, making your home look more attractive to buyers doesn't have to cost you a lot of money. There's no need to hire an expensive professional: just use these simple tips to have your home looking polished and ready in no time at all!

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Mortgage DOs and DON'Ts for all of Florida Mortgage DOs and DON'Ts for all of Florida

By Preston Ware

It is always good to be an educated consumer. Here are some key issues to keep in mind:

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An Editorial on Home Inspections and the Housing Market An Editorial on Home Inspections and the Housing Market

By Gordy Haynes

In the mid 1980's, one of the best investments you could make, as an active or passive investor, was just about any real estate. The real estate...

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