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By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 28
I have lived in the Berkshires for some nine years now. I found this area years ago and traveled here often in summers to enjoy Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. When I contemplated a place to retire this was high on my list.The Berkshires is literally a mountain range...

By Jeffrey Ditri, New York City Residential Rental Specialist
(JAD Realty Group, LLC.)
Comments 1
Occupancy declines further in another pummelling week Hotels across the country — including the Plaza Hotel in New York and Chateau Marmont in LA — have shuttered and laid off and furloughed staffers.  The picture for the country’s hotels continued to grow ever worse last week, as more than three...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Ke...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Anna TX Home Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buy...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in Carrollton Texas. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about ...

By Anthony Fontana, Tax
(EA Tax Resolutions)
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 Its about that time of year, and I'm here to make sure you know your options on how to pay the IRS. Weather that be online, phone, or mail, check out the video on how to pay Uncle Sam. Anthony Fontana EA800-245-0596www.eataxresolutions.com4630 Campus Dr #203Newport Beach, CA 92660  

By Kris Collis, Associate Broker, Professional Results you Expect 702-574-8102
(Smart Way America Realty)
Comments 0
Digital assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa, from Amazon, have a secret: they are secretly learning everything about you. They can hear your conversations, they know the tone of your voice, and they are recording it all. Now, all of this is important, according to Google and Amazon, becau...

By David Snell 704.905.9152, Certified mold inspector and mold removal services
(Executive Restoration LLC)
Comments 22
The term mold us used interchangeably in the bible as mold, mildew and leprosy.  Mold is comparative to mildew. Mold is also a fungus growth that can cause a break down of organic matter, where as mildew is a superficial coating or diswcoloration of organic matericals such as paper, paint, cloth ...

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 3
The toilet paper "crisis" confims that we have more a..holes than we thought.Gas is finally affordable and we can't freakin go anywhere! Snow White is down to 6 dwarfs. Sneazy is now placed under quarantine. The corona virus kills 3000 people and we lose our minds. Obesity kills 4 million and we ...

By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 48
This is a story about how coffee changed my life and about the friends that I have made over a cup or two of coffee.So grab a cup of Joe (maybe two) and relax and take a gander.  I am not really sure when I started liking coffee...it was not as a kid as I always thought it was too bitter.  Even a...

By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, GMA, LAS, LUTCF, Sales Trainer
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 1
Did you know that Uber & Lyft Drivers pay more for Car Insurance than non-Uber or non-Lyft Drivers?Here is a place where they can now get cheaper rates on their car insurance - https://youtu.be/lDTqIVy33ng    Want to know more - visit http://www.InsurancePricedRight.com  

By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, GMA, LAS, LUTCF, Sales Trainer
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 1
Hey Realtors - did you know that your buyers sometimes don't know who to turn to when shopping their Homeowners Insurance?We can provide a link to your website so that when buyers are trying to figure out what their payments are, they can also get INSTANT Homeowners Insurance Quotes.Want to know ...

By Sharon Greene, Fairfield County, CT Real Estate
(New England Properties)
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Ooh, a new internet lead. Yes! He likes my listing! Good deal. Oh, wait, he has made a reasonable offer and sounds so sincere....from China? My lucky day. Does any of this sound like something you've experienced lately?  It just happened to me.  A lead with a Chinese surname expressed interest in...

By Dylan Hiler, Real Estate paperwork services in Twin Cities
(Twin Cities)
Comments 1
The whole pregnancy time is a very delicate period for every woman. It creates a lot of stress and the body aches for any female who is going to be a mother. A lot of females decide to have massage therapy for getting relief from pregnancy stress.Numerous females want to know either using the mas...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
Comments 2
IntroductionPower cords have one problem; that is, they often obstruct you while trimming. Therefore, when using the electric hedge trimmer, it is no surprise that the cord might get destroyed. If the cable has been cut, you should first unplug the cord’s other half that is still connected to the...

By Tom Pulsifer, Associate Broker
(GARDNER, REALTORS)
Comments 88
No. A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in what the taxpayer owes. That means that a taxpayer who owes $8,000 in income taxes and who receives an $8,000 tax credit would owe nothing to the IRS.A tax deduction is subtracted from the amount of income that is taxed. Using the same example,...

By Tori Lynn Wallitsch
(Prudential Ambassador / Ross Designs, LLC)
Comments 17
Seeing really is believing!  Sellers of mine want to paint their kitchen cabinets in order to update them (old, dark 70's wood) but not sure what color to use. Their appliances, flooring and countertops are all various shades of white and off-white, so painting the cabinets white or off-white wou...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 10
Wisconsin Tailgating Tradition, Works Well on the Tollways of America too!Though I have not been much of a fan of standing out in the parking lot of Lambeau Field having a party like many Wisconsinites that I know, I have borrowed a bit from this tradition.Over the years we have developed a sort ...