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WHAT TO KNOW About Home Hazards

WHAT TO KNOWAbout Home Hazards Radon A colorless, odorless gas that can seep into your home from the ground, radon is often referred to as the second most common cause of lung cancer behind

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WHAT TO KNOW About The Appraisal Process

WHAT TO KNOWAbout the Appraisal ProcessOnce you are under contract, your lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value.Appraisals help

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VOCABULARY Green Home Terms

VOCABULARYGreen Home Terms Whether you’re building the home of your dreams or looking for an existing unit, there’s a lot of data involved in finding the right environmentally friendly

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QUESTIONS TO ASK When Considering A Condo Or HOA

QUESTIONS TO ASKWhen Considering a Condo or HOACondominiums, townhomes, and properties located within a homeowner association offer certain perks, but it’s important to consider them in your

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QUESTIONS TO ASK The Condo Board

QUESTIONS TO ASKThe Condo BoardBefore you purchase a condo, you should have an attorney review property documents for you. However, you should contact the board yourself ahead of time. You’ll

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QUESTIONS TO ASK About The Neighborhood

QUESTIONS TO ASKAbout the Neighborhood Where you live should reflect your lifestyle. These questions will help you find the best community for you.Is it close to my favorite spots? Make a list

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QUESTIONS TO ASK About Property Tax

QUESTIONS TO ASKAbout Property TaxIt’s natural for the sale price of a home to loom large in your mind. But don’t forget to look at what your property tax bill might be. What is the assessed

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QUESTIONS TO ASK When Choosing A Home Inspector

QUESTIONS TO ASKWhen Choosing a Home InspectorDo you belong to a professional association? There are many associations for home inspectors, but some groups confer questionable credentials or

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WORKSHEET Track Your Budget

                                                       

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WHAT TO KNOW 7 Reasons To Own A Home

WHAT TO KNOW7 Reasons to Own A HomeTax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home

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WORKSHEET Define Your Dream Home

                                                       

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WHAT TO KNOW 7 Reasons To Work With A REALTOR

WHAT TO KNOW7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of.

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HOW TO Finance A Home Creatively

HOW TOFinance a Home, Creatively Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs. These programs give qualified applicants loans or grants to cover all or part of your

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HOW TO Improve Your Credit

HOW TOImprove Your Credit Credit scores play a big role in determining whether you’ll qualify for a loan and what your loan terms will be. So, keep your credit score high by doing the :

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HOW TO Prepare For HouseHunting

HOW TOPrepare for House-Hunting Know that there’s no “right” time to buy. If you find the perfect home now, don’t risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the housing

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HOW TO Prepare To Finance A Home

HOW TOPrepare to Finance a Home Develop a budget: Instead of telling yourself what you’d like to spend, use receipts to create a budget that reflects your actual habits over the last several

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WHAT TO KNOW About The Home Inspection

WHAT TO KNOWAbout the Home InspectionSome items should always be examined.Structure The home’s “skeleton” should be able to stand up to weather, gravity, and the earth that surrounds it.

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QUESTIONS TO ASK When Choosing A Lender

QUESTIONS TO ASKWhen Choosing a LenderLoan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about

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QUESTIONS TO ASK When Choosing A REALTOR

QUESTIONS TO ASKWhen Choosing a REALTOR®How long have you been in residential real estate? Is it your full-time job? Like most professions, experience is no guarantee of skill. But much of

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VOCABULARY Agency Agency Relationships

VOCABULARYAgency & Agency RelationshipsThe term “agency” is used in real estate to help determine what legal responsibilities your real estate professional owes to you and other parties in

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VOCABULARY Loans Lending Terms

VOCABULARYLoans & Lending TermsTerm. Mortgages are generally available at 15-, 20-, or 30-year terms. In general, the longer the term, the lower the monthly payment. However, shorter terms mean

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1225 MOUNTAIN ASH Drive Slidell Louisiana 70458

UNDER CONTRACT 1st DAY ON THE MARKET! WOW! Beautiful 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bathroom home in Ashton Oaks. Pride of Ownership really shows in this exceptionally maintained home on oversized corner lot.

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2007 BLUEBIRD Street Slidell Louisiana 70460

WOW! CHECK OUT THIS Lovely Acadian style home in a quiet neighborhood. This 4 bedroom 2 bath home, has a great covered back patio overlooking the spacious fenced in backyard. The downstairs has

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33222 RIVERGATE Circle Springfield Louisiana 70462

CHECK OUT THIS BEAUTIFUL HOME! Everyday will feel like vacation in this grand riverfront home with 2 boat slips, 3 lifts, an enormous deck, downstairs full bath and storage. Open concept

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36 BRISBANE Court Slidell Louisiana 70458

NEW LISTING! Updated and well maintained Country Club Estates home ready for you to move in! Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & beautiful granite counter tops. Floor plan offers 4

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1210 PATRIOT Drive Slidell Louisiana 70458

NEW LISTING! Beautifully Updated Heritage Estates home you have been waiting for with an in-ground pool! Move-in condition, Renovated Formal Living & Primary Bath. Gourmet Kitchen has high-end

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WHAT TO KNOW About Credit Scores

                                 

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Questions To Ask When Choosing A Lender

Loan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about.General questions:What are the most popular

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How To Prepare To Finance A Home

Develop a budget.Instead of telling yourself what you’d like to spend, use receipts to create a budget that reflects your actual habits over the last several months. This approach will better

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How To Prepare To Buy A Home

Talk to mortgage brokers.Many first-time home buyers don’t take the time to get prequalified. They also often don’t take the time to shop around to find the best mortgage for their particular

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How To Prepare For House Hunting

Know that there’s no “right” time to buy.If you find the perfect home now, don’t risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the housing market and interest rates are going. Those

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How To Improve Your Credit

Credit scores play a big role in determining whether you’ll qualify for a loan and what your loan terms will be. So, keep your credit score high by doing the following:Check for errors in your

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1580 Harbor Drive 227 Slidell LA 70458

Awesome 2 bedroom and 1 bath water view condo. Gated complex on grand lagoon. Nice kitchen & bath, balcony overlooks grand lagoon with yacht club boat docks. * Includes all furniture, kitchen small

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Price Reduction 972 Maple Creek Drive Slidell LA 70461

Large 2-story home with a 2nd-floor bonus area. Kitchen opens to the breakfast and living areas, great for entertaining family and guests. Separate is the great room and dining room for privacy. The

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208 N Jayson Drive Slidell LA 70458

Updated brick home on a large cul-de-sac style lot. Dead-end street. Country club golf-course community has two community pools & tennis courts. John slidell park is a short walk away. Spacious

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5917 Jonathan Lane Slidell LA 70460 Open House Sat 0100 PM 0300 PM

Open House! Saturday July 18th  01:00 PM - 03:00 PM Very well maintained 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath enhanced rosewood model. New pool & deck to cool off. Custom built spacious sunroom with

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Flooring Thoughts

Anyone have these flooring types at home? I think it all depends on the room. #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #flooring #listreports #realestate

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Pet Life

Which home features are important to you and your pets? Interested in pet-friendly properties and communities? Message me to learn more! #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #pet #listreports #dog

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My Buyers Agent Life 2

Finding the perfect house isn’t easy, don’t give up. I’m with you every step of the way. What helps you keep going, when things get tough? #thehelpfulagent #johnlennon #houseexpert

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What Is A Comparative Market Analysis CMA

Curious how your home value compares to homes near you. Reach out to me and I can guide you through the process. #thehelpfulagent #themoreyouknow #houseexpert #home #investment #listreports

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My Buyers Agent Life

Finding the right person can be hard, but finding the perfect house shouldn't be. Let me help you find your forever home today! #thehelpfulagent #therighthome #houseexpert #home #listreports

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Finance A Home Creatively

Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs.These programs give qualified applicants loans or grants to cover all or part of your required down payment. National programs

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7 Reasons To Work With A REALTOR

REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home:

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7 Reasons To Own A Home

Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. Appreciation. Historically, real

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The Everything Guide To Buying Your First Home

https://www.houselogic.com/buy/how-to-buy-step-by-step/home-buying-steps/The Everything Guide to Buying Your First HomeHow to find exactly what you want, and how to work with the experts who

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A Couple Great Articles To Read

A Must-Read Guide On How To Sell Your HouseSelling your first house is a big deal. Learn how to sell a house and navigate the process, from setting a price to closing the deal.

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Whats Included In A Home Inspection May Not Be As Important As What Isnt

8 Eye-Opening Things Home Inspectors Can't Tell You https://www.houselogic.com/buy/house-hunting/what-is-included-in-a-home-inspection/

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509 W Howze Beach Road Slidell LA

Don't miss this charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home. Fresh Carpet and updated fixtures and decor. Open floor plan with nice pass thru kitchen with breakfast room. Ceramic tile in kitchen, living room,

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12 STEPS FOR THE FIRST TIME HOME BUYER Step 1 Of 12

Very interesting read! Wanted to share with my 1st time home buyer's!https://www.realtor.com/advice/buy/clean-up-credit/

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