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Benefits of a Brick Home Benefits of a Brick Home

By Ben Levy

The benefits of buying brick homes are not only aesthetic, but also provide lower maintenance costs and and higher resale values than wood or vinyl sided homes.

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Saving Money on Your Heating Bill Saving Money on Your Heating Bill

By Ben Levy

Nowadays, saving money on household utilities is very important to many people. Heating costs can be very high during the winter, especially in colder climates. However, there are many ways to save on your monthly heating bill, so that you have more money in your savings account.

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What is APR What is APR

By Ben Levy

APR is the Annual Percentage Rate and tells you your interest rate on a mortgage for the whole year. It is also used for credit cards and automobile loans. Usually, the higher your APR, the more it will cost you.

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Getting Rejected for a Mortgage Getting Rejected for a Mortgage

By Ben Levy

You have finally found your dream home, the perfect little piece of paradise. All you have to do is get approved by the bank for your mortgage. You get a call from the bank and all of your dreams have been crushed. The application for your mortgage was reviewed: you have been rejected. What do you do now?

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Cleaning out Your Chimney Cleaning out Your Chimney

By Ben Levy

Chimney cleaning should be done regularly to prevent creosote buildup. Creosote is a fine black substance that is the by-product of the wood that is burnt in a fireplace.

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How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home

By Ben Levy

Breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can cause several serious health problems including cancer. If your home was built before or during the 1970s there may be asbestos in your home.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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Influence of mortgage foreclosure on the tenants Influence of mortgage foreclosure on the tenants

Whenever you are finding it difficult to repay your mortgage loans, you can take the help of a

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Foreclosure Investing Foreclosure Investing

By Jynette DeMarco

There are obvious financial savings that come with investing in a foreclosed house. However, there are also hidden costs and risks that might arise. This article compares the risks and the rewards of foreclosure investing.

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What to Keep in Mind While Searching for a Home What to Keep in Mind While Searching for a Home

By Jynette DeMarco

Purchasing a home can be overwhelming, but with more information the process becomes easier. This article outlines a few major things to keep in mind before searching that will help you avoid mistakes commonly made by home buyers.

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