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What Exactly Is A Loan Contingency?

Once upon a time, nearly every home purchase contract had a "loan contingency" or a "mortgage contingency". What this meant is that the sale couldn't move forward without a mortgage. If the buyer couldn't get a mortgage on the house, … Continue reading

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5 Myths And Half-Truths Homeowners Should Know

Life is full of myths and half-truths. Homeownership is no different. You'll often hear all kinds of advice about what to do and what not to do in your home. Sometimes, this advice is simply no good. Here are some … Continue reading

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Keep Your House Looking Great

Even if you're not ready to sell, it's always nice to have a home that looks great. Every spring, we head out into the yard and start to reclaim what winter has changed. Here are a few ways to make … Continue reading

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New Ultra-FICO Credit Score Is Coming

So you know your FICO credit score number? That's great, but brace yourself. The company that brought you the FICO credit system, Fair Isaac Corp., have developed a new credit scoring system that shows a more complete snapshot of your … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Home Price Growth Slowing

For years, Las Vegas' home prices have been rising faster than most of the country, even other metropolitan areas. This trend, according to a new report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, is slowing down. In February, home … Continue reading

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You Always Hear 'Sell Your Home In Spring'

"Sell your home in spring." It's advice that sellers hear almost every year. There are good reasons for this. Here they are: Buyers are shopping. Families that are considering a move to a new community will start looking in spring. … Continue reading

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Simple Tips Everyone Should Know

If you just bought a home or are thinking about buying a home there are few skills that you need to have. These simple maintenance skills will make your home more comfortable, healthier, and safer. 1. Water heater temp - … Continue reading

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Saving Money And Saving Energy Are The Same Thing

"Close the door. We're not trying to heat the whole neighborhood." "Are you just gonna stand there with the refrigerator door open?" Most of us can recall our parents chastising us about saving heat and energy. If you grew up … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Is Among The Top Cities For A Fresh Start

The website Livability.com recently conducted a survey asking people which US cities are the best to get a fresh start in. Las Vegas came in on the list at number 8. The city was by far the largest city on … Continue reading

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5 Things Not To Do When Home Shopping

If it's your first time home-buying, it can be hard knowing right from wrong, what to do, and what not to do. Some of the ideas listed below will save you money; other are simply good ideas. All will make … Continue reading

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