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Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Are Shipping Containers the Future of Swimming Pools? How Agents Can Achieve Better Visibility With First-Time Homebuyers For Sale: Pacific Palisades Mansion Built for Former Tycoon You don’t need a degree in horticulture to know that water […]

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6/27/2017 2:03:07 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around 7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction As a homeowner, you undoubtedly understand just how important home maintenance […]

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6/21/2017 2:32:27 PM

Most people enjoy summertime, but it can take a toll on home appliances. With kids out of school, families typically use them more frequently and the heat and humidity forces them to work harder and longer. Extreme heat, summer storms and power outages can also damage appliances. All these factors can spell trouble if you’re […]

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6/18/2017 11:08:34 AM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: SURVEY: Zillow Instant Offers Creates Industry Firestorm—Take the Survey and Tell Us Where You Stand Building Stronger Client Relationships: 5 Ways to Get Social With It 6 Easy DIY Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value Decorating […]

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6/18/2017 11:05:55 AM

(TNS)—Search on the web for “best time to book airfare” and you’ll find many conflicting answers, all of them completely wrong—and not only are they wrong, but they do a disservice to consumers who fall for this “voodoo” airfare economics. One site gives a “guide” of 47 days before travel, although it admits that there […]

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6/16/2017 10:00:46 PM

(TNS)—When you find the home of your dreams, make an offer and apply for a mortgage, you might not give much thought to the cost of title insurance—but that can be a mistake. A title policy defends buyers (and their lenders) from future property ownership claims, surprise liens and other potentially costly complications with property […]

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6/14/2017 2:38:03 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: The Home Behind Miley Cyrus’ New Single ‘Malibu’ 10 Home Improvements to Make This Weekend Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball of Business Your summer vacation is finally here! You’ve booked flights, reserved hotel rooms, and scoped out […]

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6/13/2017 2:15:27 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Now You Can Live Like Top Talent in Los Feliz 11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling Protect Your Home From an Invisible—and Fatal—Danger: Radon Interior design is something lots of people enjoy. With a specific taste […]

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6/12/2017 2:33:44 PM

People get into real estate for many reasons, one of which being that there’s no ceiling to how much you can earn. What many people don’t realize, however, is that there’s also no floor. Sure, you can make an unlimited amount of money, but if you don’t know how to effectively manage your finances, it’s […]

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6/6/2017 2:13:08 PM

(TNS)—There’s nothing better than the flavor and presentation of food cooked on a grill. The slightly smoky flavor and ease of preparation makes grilling one of the top cooking methods any time of the year. Even when there is a chill in the air, stepping outside to grill a meal is quick and easy. Now […]

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6/5/2017 2:18:32 PM