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  • How To Read A Real Estate Listing


    Unless you are a real estate broker, the lingo used by a brokerage listing can be confusing. You must understand what the terms stand for or you may end up saying a bathroom instead of a bedroom. That is one of the reasons an agent can be helpful. However, this list may be helpful for your reference. 5/4/2 means you have five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a two-car garage Ac is acres but a/c is air conditioning Br is bedroom but ba is bathroom Btsa is a bonus to selling agent Are you confused yet?
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  • 3 Questions To Help You Determine If You Should Refinance Or Sell


    If you are struggling to pay your mortgage each month, it's time to do something about it. You could refinance your home or sell it and buy or rent something cheaper. However, which option is right for you? These questions can help you make up your mind. Is Your Main Goal to Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payments? If you are looking to lower your monthly mortgage payments, and you have at least 20 percent equity in your home, a refinance could help thanks to low mortgage rates.
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  • 2 Tips For Sharing A Studio Apartment Effectively


    Studio apartments are the smallest type you can rent, which also makes them the most affordable. Unfortunately, you may find that it is still hard to afford one on your own. To solve this issue, you could also find a roommate. This would reduce the monthly expenses you have, but it could also create other problems. To avoid issues with an arrangement like this, it's vital for you to come up with a plan.
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  • The Advantages To Purchasing A Manufactured Home


    Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial investments people make in their lifetime. With so much inventory available, it can be difficult to navigate through the various types of homes and what a reasonable price is. Manufactured homes offer an alternative to traditionally built homes, and they also offer a variety of advantages. Read on to learn about some of the reasons manufactured homes are an excellent choice.
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  • 2 Reasons That Buying A Home After The Recession Is A Smart Move


    If you were one of the more than 5 million people who lost their home during the recent recession experienced in the United States, renting your current home is probably already a bit frustrating. Between the inability to make any major changes and knowing that each month you are helping your landlord pay off the home you are living in, renting a home can be a big step down for anyone who has enjoyed home ownership.
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  • 3 Ways To Deal With Tenants That Want To Break Their Leases Early


    The lease agreements you use with your tenants is a vital document for protecting yourself and your properties. One thing it should clearly state is the result of a tenant breaking his or her lease before it ends. Leases often state that tenants are responsible for paying rent for the entire lease, even if the person moves out early. Unfortunately, it can be hard to collect all this money from a person, unless you fight the battle in court.
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  • 3 Ways To Find A Fixer-Upper


    If you have dreams of fixing up an old, unloved home and making it truly your own, you might be shopping around for a fixer-upper. However, you might be unsure of where to start! Luckily, there are a few different ways that you can find a fixer-upper that will be the right fit for you and your family. 1. Check the Real Estate Listings Although you might envision big, beautiful houses being listed in the real estate listings in your area, you should know that many real estate agents and sellers list fixer-uppers in these listings as well.
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  • Five Things to Consider When Looking for an Off-Campus Apartment


    After being in college for a year or two, you may be ready to move out of the dorm and find an off-campus apartment. When you do so, it is important to take your time and make sure you are not rushing into a lease. The following guide walks you through a few things to take into consideration before signing a lease for an off-campus apartment. The Location The location of the apartment you choose is important.
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  • 3 Factors To Consider When Renting A New Apartment


    Are you looking to rent a new apartment? If so, not only is living in a nice quality apartment important to you but renting from a complex that can add convenience to your life is also a major factor to consider. When searching for apartments there are a few ways to improve the living quality you'll receive when renting, such as the following: See if Management Will Change Soon: Moving into a complex that has plans to change their current management can be extremely difficult, as policies may change.
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  • Estate Country Horse Ranches: What To Look For When You Want To Start A Racehorse Farm


    Now that you have decided to become a world-famous breeder of top-notch racehorses, you need to find the right horse ranch grounds. If you look to Kentucky, Tennessee, or neighboring states, you will have better luck finding the perfect real estate for your entrepreneurial and equestrian ambitions. Not only does your new estate/country horse ranch need to have adequate lodgings for the humans, but also adequate lodgings for the horses you plan to breed, raise and train for the Triple Crown.
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