Nancy Douglas's Blog Posts

Steps To Boost Your Credit Score

There aren't shortcuts to improving your credit score.  You'll need to make sound financial decisions for at least several months to offset previous damage you've done to your credit record.But

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Signs You Might Be Headed for a Leaking Roof

Signs of an Impending Leaking RoofMissing or torn shingles expose the roof to water damage and rot, and make nearby shingles more susceptible to being blown away. Old shingles will curl, split and

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DO YOU REALIZE AUTUMN MAY BE THE NEW IDEAL SEASON TO BUY A HOME?

One obvious reason is that it’s easier to get from showing to showing without questioning if you’ll need an AC repair ASAP upon moving in, and also, families on a mission to move

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Looking to invest in a Flip property?

Five Features of a Fantastic FlipNow that you’ve bought a home of your own, you might be thinking that you’re kind of good at handywork and you want to give flipping a go. It’s

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The Truth about Zillow Zestimates

Do you know how much your home is worth? No, really, do you?Buyers and Homeowners across the country often answer this question by turning to a figure known as a Zestimate, produced by Zillow

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5 Signs You’re About to Buy a Home You Can’t Afford

Purchasing a home is a tumultuous process — one that can be exciting and hopeful at times, frustrating and disappointing at others. Those ups and downs can wear you out and cloud your

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Paying That Collection Could Hurt Your Credit Score

Timing is everything when it comes to handling collection accounts. If your credit score is suffering and you have collection accounts with balances, they may seem like the first items to

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4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

What’s a rule of thumb to determine how much mortgage you can afford? There’s no one rule, but these four tips will tell you.Home ownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that

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SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE: HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT?

As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on

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Improve Your FICO Credit Score

Improve Your FICO Credit ScoreYour "Fair, Isaac, and Company" aka "FICO" credit score is very important when applying for a mortgage, car, lease, credit card, job, plus more.Those looking for a home

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Dont Replace Your Agent With The Internet

With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it isn't a surprise that everything is moving fast into the era of the internet. From sites like Uber to Grubhub, we generally can pull up

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3 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your 1st Home

The real estate market is constantly changing, so of course DO YOUR RESEARCH! DO NOT jump the gun on this one! Unbiased advice from family and peers may be kind, but you are the only one who knows

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