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Moving Checklist For Sellers

By Nancy Dockter / March 8, 2016 / Comments Off on Moving Checklist For Sellers

Provide the post office with your forwarding address two to four weeks ahead of the move. Notify your credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, and bank of your change of address. Create a list of friends, relatives, and business colleagues who […]

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2015 Parade Of Lights

By Nancy Dockter / November 30, 2015 / Comments Off on 2015 Parade Of Lights
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13 Places for Deep Foreclosure Discounts

By Nancy Dockter / June 7, 2014 / Comments Off on 13 Places for Deep Foreclosure Discounts

The National Association of REALTORS® recently reported that foreclosures nationwide sold for an average discount of 17 percent below market value in November. But in some places, the discounts may be even deeper. If buyers are looking to snag a big […]

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Price Tags Rise as Homes Get Costlier to Build

By Cal Dockter / January 7, 2014 / Comments Off on Price Tags Rise as Homes Get Costlier to Build

Single-family home construction costs are at the highest levels since 1998, according to a new report by the National Association of Home Builders. Costs were significantly higher in 2013 when compared to 2011 average construction costs—$246,453 in 2013 versus $184,125 […]

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Banks Aim to Clear Foreclosure Backlogs

By Nancy Dockter / January 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Banks Aim to Clear Foreclosure Backlogs

Banks are trying to capitalize on rising home prices by selling seized homes more quickly. States with some of the largest backlogs of foreclosures are seeing an upswing in properties that are moving to auction for quicker sales since last […]

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