How A Home Appraisal Works

How does a home appraisal really work?

Home appraisals are typically required during the home buying process in order to determine the current fair market value of the home.  The home appraisal process is a combination of science and opinion—but mostly science, even though the value that the appraiser delivers is called an “opinion of value” as of the effective date of…
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First-time Homebuyers Reality Check

First-time homebuyers reality check

Many first-time home buyers have stars in their eyes when they first begun house-hunting. Their ideal is a house that is move-in-ready, offers the number of bedrooms/baths/square footage they’re looking for, is in a great neighborhood and, of course, is within their budget. Matching all that criteria is often a tall order, especially the move-in-ready aspect…
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Practice Your Fire Escape Plan With The Whole Family.

Fire Protection and Safety Tips

Here’s what citizens should know about keeping themselves, their loved ones and their homes and businesses safe from fires this year.

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