Posts in Real Estate
The Real Pros and Cons of Mortgage Insurance

Do you know what mortgage insurance is? Commonly known as PMI, private mortgage insurance is designed to help homeowners out a bit if they run into money problems or lose a job and struggle to make their mortgage payments. PMI also comes in handy if you pass away. Many policies will pay off the rest of the loan, so your loved ones don't get stuck with the bill.

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How Real Estate Produces Millionaires

You may know someone who's managed to make a nice chunk of change by investing in real estate. Perhaps you've fared well in your own real estate investments, such as your home or a vacation property. Throughout the years, many people have acquired millions by taking risks in the real estate industry. While certainly not a get-rich-quick scheme, if you're knowledgeable enough to know what real estate markets to invest in, you will have a greater chance of making money.

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How to Hire a 5-Star Contractor

Whether you're trying to book a contractor to help you tackle your next kitchen remodel, build your dream home, or help with some plumbing projects, you want to be sure to hire a reliable and trustworthy 5-star contractor. A good starting place would be to check with family and friends to see if they have anyone to recommend. Building inspectors are also reliable sources of knowledge on which contractors in the area are well known for meeting code requirements. Take a look at a few other ways to hire the best 5-star contractor.

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5 Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How can you make your home more energy efficient? It's one of the most often things homeowners ask themselves when trying to save money on utility bills. After all, no one actually enjoys forking over hundreds of dollars a month to the gas and electric company, especially during the winter months when energy bills are more likely to soar. So, how can you save on costs? Let's find out.

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