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Managing Real Estate Broker - John L Scott - #86099
Unless your water pipes freeze at night while your family is asleep (and this is often the case), you may recognize that your pipes are beginning to freeze by a reduction in water pressure. At this point, action should be taken immediately. If the pipes are allowed to freeze completely, blocking ...
Pipes may freeze even if they are not exposed to outside air. In extremely cold weather, even pipes that run along exterior walls or through crawl spaces may freeze. Residents of mobile or modular homes are particularly susceptible to this problem. There are steps you can take in advance to minim...
Tips for SellersThe key to selling your home quickly and at the right price is in preparing it appropriately. Here are some tips to help you get started. Give home a though cleaning. Oil door hinges, tighten door knobs. Have carpets professionally cleaned, or replaced if damaged. Repair dripping ...
The Commerce Department says sales rose 6.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 430,000 from an upwardly revised 405,000 in September. Economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters had expected a pace of 410,000. Home shoppers in October were acting before lawmakers decided to extend a tax c...
The mortgage assistance program, off to a slow start, has now helped 650,000 homeowners with trial loan modifications, with average savings of $500 a month. The administration aims to help between 3 million and 4 million over three years, but that is $50 billion that won't get repaid directly to ...
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Just a note to help us thru the week, QFC inBelfair id geting a new gas station,with that come new people to the area, and the need some place to live! Jobs can be found on QFC web site, for those that need housing once you get here , well I hope you think of me! Have a great winter! Daryl has li...
What a storm, I am glad I dont deal with this type of weather anymore!  The southern states are a great place to visit but I am glad I dont live there anymore!
The number of first-time home buyers rose to 47 percent of all home sales from 41 percent of transactions in last year's study, and was the highest on record dating back to 1981. The previous high was 44 percent in 1991. It's interesting to note the last cyclical peak of first-time home buyers wa...
Many have said a Realtor with a good name thats what I want! Do we think of that as we deal with the public, as well as others we deal with ,agents, brokers,appraisers,etc..? I have noticed it takes a lot of work to build on a name for the good!And yet it takes 1 act of indiscreation to ruin it! ...


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