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Smart Real Estate Investing Tips Smart Real Estate Investing Tips

By Tiffany Raiford

Home prices are low, but steadily climbing as the real estate market recovers. This means that if you've ever thought about investing in real estate, now is the time to do it before prices rise any higher. Golden opportunities to buy low and sell high await!

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The Purpose Of Your Mortgage Insurance The Purpose Of Your Mortgage Insurance

By Elizabeth Elstien

Mortgage insurance is required of any residential homebuyer who has a non-government-backed home loan with a down payment of less than 20% of the sales or assessment price. Find out how PMI works in Pennsylvania and just who it benefits.

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Preparing Your Home for a Winter Blizzard Preparing Your Home for a Winter Blizzard

By Thomas Mitchell

Pennsylvania residents are dealing with a particularly brutal winter season with record low temperatures, frequent snow fall and prospect of digging out from another blizzard. Inside, we offer tips on how to survive these blinding storms with proper preparation for your family and your home

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Contractor Screening Tips: An Interview with Jerry Guzzo of Guzzo Stucco Contractor Screening Tips: An Interview with Jerry Guzzo of Guzzo Stucco

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Jerry Guzzo about what to look for in a qualified contractor, and what to ask before hiring them for your project.

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Five Simple and Easy Home Improvement Projects Five Simple and Easy Home Improvement Projects

By Colleen Colkitt

As the spring thaw out looms in the coming months, many homeowners are thinking about sprucing of their abode. Inside, we highlight some quick and easy projects that will brighten up your home, make it more energy efficient and perhaps add some value as well!

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Tips For Avoiding a Plumbing Disaster: Featuring Steve Warnek Plumbing Tips For Avoiding a Plumbing Disaster: Featuring Steve Warnek Plumbing

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Steve Warnek of Steve Warnek Plumbing about how to avoid plumbing disasters, and tips on how to fix some plumbing issues on your own!

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Tips on Rebuilding Your Credit After Foreclosure Tips on Rebuilding Your Credit After Foreclosure

By Tiffany Raiford

The economic downturn of 2008 resulted in a number of individuals and families losing their homes to foreclosure. Inside, we offer tips on moving past foreclosure and rebuilding your credit. It's an uncomfortable topic for many, but it's one that people need to be aware of

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home

By Tabitha Naylor

Spring will be sprung to life before you know it, meaning it's time give your home a top-to-bottom revitalization in the form of spring cleaning. Inside, we offer some quick and easy to tips to clear out the proverbial (and perhaps literal) cobwebs and spruce up your abode

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The Right Way To Raise Rent The Right Way To Raise Rent

By Tabitha Naylor

As a landlord, raising rent will always be a big issue, because it not only involves finances, but it can greatly affect people's emotions. Don't let rent squabbles cost you you money. Inside, we offer some tips on how to raise rent without losing tenants

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The Pros and Cons of Renting to Own The Pros and Cons of Renting to Own

By Tiffany Raiford

The term rent to own is more popular now than ever before, but that doesn't change the fact that there are some things to consider before you attempt this type of real estate deal. Inside, we consider the pros and cons of entering a rent-to-own housing arrangement

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