Do you have a good credit rating?

Improve your credit rating before you buy If you want a mortgage, you will get a much sweeter deal if you have a really good credit rating. How can you improve it? Don’t make any big purchases now. Pay off your past due accounts and try to get rid of any late payment records by…

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Exurbs: Moving beyond Suburbia

Done with the city? Tired of the suburbs? Why not try the Exurbs! According to the Urban Dictionary:Exurb – A sparsely populated area, that is currently making the transition from rural to suburban, located usually on the fringes of a metropolitan area. Often times, it may be populated by wealthy estates, hobby farms, as well as existing rural towns,…

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What is a CMA?

You always hear Realtors talk about a CMA, but what does it mean? Those letters stand for a Comparative Market Analysis.  A CMA is a report that Realtors create to help determine a listing price or the value of a property that someone is buying or selling.  A Realtor’s CMA is usually done twice: BEFORE…

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House Hunting: The Pet lovers way

Buying a house with your pets in mind Imagine this: You find a house online that looks adorable from the outside…you want to see more! All new appliances, new A/C and furnace and a roof that’s just a year old.  Sounds great.  The price…lower than your budget. Then the pictures inside show an immaculate house…

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Giving Tuesday 2018

Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday began in New York in 2012. According to GivingTuesday.Org, “Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. It’s a great reminder to help people (and animals in need).      In addition to our KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation, our company supports…

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