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I've been in some form of real estate since my early days! And now with all my expertise, I can enjoy helping those that want to either purchase / sell their first home or investment properties...

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Can I Sell My Home Using a Gift of Equity?

August 19th, 2019

What Is a Gift of Equity? As you make payments against your mortgage, the amount that’s owed against your home decreases while the value of the property remains the same. The higher the value is, in...

Outdoor Fireplaces: Your Need to Know Get Started Guide

August 12th, 2019

Fireplace Materials Depending on the look and functionality you want, there are a few different options available in regard to what your fireplace can be made of. Commercial outdoor fireplaces made of...

Alexa, Am I Out of Milk? Smart Appliances 101

August 8th, 2019

What Makes Them ‘Smart’? So-called “smart” devices are called this because they offer functionality beyond what you would receive from a non-smart version of the device. Smartp...

Weeds, Wildflowers or Invasive Plants?

August 5th, 2019

All About Weeds So what is a weed? It’s an unwanted plant, sure, but it is also a plant that will compete with your existing flowers and other plant life for resources. A good example of this is...

Foundation Cracks Don’t Have to Spell Disaster

August 1st, 2019

What Causes Foundation Cracks? There are a few different things that can cause cracks in your foundation. In some cases, the cracks are simply caused by the settling of your home over time or soil exp...

The Dirt on Septic Tank Ownership

July 29th, 2019

How Septic Systems Work Wastewater from your home flows into the septic tank, which is a large tank typically made of concrete, steel or other materials such as plastic or fiberglass. Once there, any...

Who Do You Call When a Water Pipe Bursts?

July 22nd, 2019

Is a Pipe Really Broken? Before you pick up the phone, make sure that you know that a burst pipe is the problem. If you’re simply experiencing a drop in water pressure, it’s possible that...

Pros and Cons of Filling in Your Pool

July 19th, 2019

Insurance Premiums One big benefit of filling in your pool is that your home insurance premiums can go down. Swimming pools are considered a potential hazard by insurance companies, so removing the po...

Kitchen Fires 101

July 15th, 2019

Kitchen Fire Safety There are a number of potential causes of kitchen fires. There are the usual fire hazards such as electrical shorts, but you also have kitchen-specific risks such as splashing oil...

What Do I Need to Know About Mold?

July 12th, 2019

What Is Mold? Mold is a broad group of fungi, with thousands of species and subspecies around the world that typically prefer dark and damp habitats. Often fuzzy in appearance (though occasionally sli...

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