A Community is so much more than where you live

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What is a community?  We recently had this discussion with my knitting group. Typically we think of a community as the city we live in but there are other types as well.  They exist wherever people congregate– at church, work, sports teams, the gym– just to name a few. This all started because I had been toying with the idea …

Interest rates and Home Buying

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We keep hearing that rates are going to go up, and it’s usually done with a negative connotation, meant to motivate buyers to purchase now. For me, the problem with this thought process is the scare tactic. I bought my first home in 1985 and my interest rate was 14%! Now that’s high. So when I read that rates may go …

Inexpensive Home-Staging Tips

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Before you do anything, you have to stop thinking of your house as a HOME and start thinking about it as an investment. Probably one of the most important investments you have made and you want to get the largest possible return on it.  In order to get the best selling price it’s necessary to do some prep work to …