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Monthly Archives: March 2020

    What Buyers Can Do While Staying at Home

    By Carla Higgins | March 31, 2020

    While you’re isolating at home, there are things you can do to help buy a home now or in the near future. Instead of spending time surfing the Internet looking at homes, do the groundwork necessary to be able to purchase the home that you find. There is a lot of documentation necessary to qualify … Continue reading What Buyers Can Do While Staying at Home → Read More

    Showing Procedures During Covid-19

    By Carla Higgins | March 24, 2020

    During these unsettling times, sellers and buyers are concerned about staying healthy and virus-free as we all are. To keep all parties safe, new procedures should be considered regarding the procedure for showing houses. Agents are reporting that they are selling homes where the buyers have not physically been in the home and base their … Continue reading Showing Procedures During Covid-19 → Read More

    Why have a mortgage during retirement?

    By Carla Higgins | March 17, 2020

    You don’t have to watch TV for long before Tom Selleck, Henry Winkler or Robert Wagner will tell you why seniors should consider a reverse mortgage. However, there are a seniors who are resisting the conventional wisdom of having their home paid for and opting for a mortgage with payments on their home. In some … Continue reading Why have a mortgage during retirement? → Read More

    Shopping for a Mortgage

    By Carla Higgins | March 10, 2020

    A lower rate will not only result in a lower payment, it will amortize the loan quicker. A $250,000 mortgage at 4.5% for 30 years will have a $1,266.71 principal and interest payment. At 4%, the same loan will have $1,193.54 payment saving $73.18 a month and the unpaid balance would be $1,776 lower at … Continue reading Shopping for a Mortgage → Read More

    Get Ready to Garage Sale

    By Carla Higgins | March 3, 2020

    A well-planned garage or yard sale can give you extra space in your home, get rid of unused items and make some money but it needs some of the same considerations that any business needs to be successful. Start early to research and plan Promotion is key Display items attractively Price items right Organize checkout … Continue reading Get Ready to Garage Sale → Read More

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