Terminology Tip Loan to Values

Monday, October 21, 2019Norm Rousseauposted in Terminology Tips

Terminology Tip Loan to Value

THE-INS OUTS OF THE TRADE

Friday, October 18, 2019Norm Rousseauposted in General

Using the services of a professional real estate representative allows both buyers and sellers not only the best chance of a successful, real estate transaction, but also a wealth of information about the housing market both on a general scale and in the individual pocket of the city or town they live in or are moving to.THE INS AND OUTS_InPixio

Here is just some of the value-added ass stance your real estate sales representative can provide from inside knowledge of the local real estate market to the outside connections that support a smooth home sale or purchase:

Fall Home Check

Thursday, October 17, 2019Norm Rousseauposted in General

This is the time of the year when people start thinking about ways to heat their homes more efficiently.
If your heating equipment is over 20 years old, consider upgrading it. New equipment is much more efficient than the older versions.
Change the furnace filter often and have heating equipment serviced and cleaned on a regular basis.

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Install a programmable thermostat. This allows you to setback the temperature when you are asleep or away, automatically.


SELLERS, STEP OUT!

Wednesday, October 16, 2019Norm Rousseauposted in General

You shouldn't be home during showings of your property. That's good advice often given. Would more sellers follow it if they better understood the reasons why?

First, buyers won't get as good a look at your home. Feeling like intruders with you there, they'll be too embarrassed to flush toilets or open closets, and will rush through the showing so they can leave.

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That's exactly what you don't want to happen, as buyers aren't very likely to buy a hone they haven’t thoroughly examined.

BEAT THE BLAHS: FIGHT WITH LIGHT!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019Norm Rousseauposted in General

Whether you find yourself grumpy and lethargic during the long, cold winter or whether you legitimately suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression related to the season, there's no doubt you'll feel better with more light in your life. Consider these suggestions:

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1. Fling open the drapes and let the sun shine in! To clean your way to the most light possible, grab a spray bottle and fill it equally with vinegar and water, then spray and wipe your windows. lf you have screens on your windows and won't be opening them for a couple more months, remove the screens to allow more sunshine to sparkle through. Take advantage of this free "solar power" to warm up your rooms.

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