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How a Home Warranty Protects First-Time Home Buyers

How a Home Warranty Protects First-Time Home Buyers

How a home warranty protects first-time home buyers There are few things more exciting for first-time home buyers than closing on your first home. But even before you begin to settle in, it’s important to remember that the costs of home ownership don’t stop once you’ve closed. This is a common mistake many first-time home […]

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6 Construction Mistakes Home Builders Should Avoid

6 Construction Mistakes Home Builders Should Avoid

6 construction mistakes home builders should avoid Builders always try to avoid construction mistakes in their homes. But some mistakes are common and can make the experience of home ownership less than ideal for your buyers. Even worse, these mistakes can cost you financially and in terms of your reputation. If you can avoid these […]

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5 Strategies for a Successful Open House as States Reopen

5 Strategies for a Successful Open House as States Reopen

5 strategies for a successful open house as states reopen States are beginning to reopen, and Buyers are preparing to venture out for open houses. Though different states will have different restrictions, there are some universal steps that agents can take to protect themselves, Buyers and Sellers. Sanitize for your open house, and let Buyers […]

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Tips for Having a Repairman Visit During COVID-19

Tips for Having a Repairman Visit Your Home During COVID-19

Tips for having a repairman visit during COVID-19 More states are reopening from COVID-19 lockdowns, which means more Service Contractors (repairmen) entering homeowners’ homes. With summer being the busiest season for systems and appliances repair and replacement, you may find yourself in need of a visit from a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) Service […]

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What a Builder Recovery From COVID-19 Might Look Like

What a Builder Recovery From COVID-19 Might Look Like

What a builder recovery from COVID-19 might look like A recovery from COVID-19 could be around the corner for builders. Throughout May, there have been positive signs that home builders have weathered the worst of the storm. Though it’s not all good news, there are reasons for hope, especially for builders. Let’s look at what’s […]

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Explaining the Air Conditioning Freon Ban to Buyers & Sellers

Explaining the Air Conditioning Freon Ban to Your Buyers and Sellers

Explaining the air conditioning Freon ban to Buyers & Sellers On January 1, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ban on Freon® went into full effect. This ban forbids the production or import of Freon (also called R-22) throughout the United States. Since many air conditioning units manufactured before 2010 use Freon, your Buyers and […]

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What a Government Ban Means for Your Air Conditioning

What a Government Ban Means for Your Air Conditioning

What a government ban means for your air conditioning The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently banned an important component of many air conditioners—R-22 refrigerant, otherwise known as Freon®. As of January 1, 2020, the EPA no longer allows the production or import of Freon in the United States. What does this mean for you, and […]

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Where Does Real Estate Stand During COVID-19?

Where Does Real Estate Stand During COVID-19?

Where does real estate stand during COVID-19? March and April were tough on the real estate market. But throughout May, as states have slowly started reopening, some of the tides have begun to shift. While it’s unlikely we’ll see the market rebound to its former highs anytime soon, there’s reason for hope. Using Redfin’s COVID-19 […]

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Top Home Maintenance Tips From Service Contractors

Top Home Maintenance Tips From Service Contractors

Top home maintenance tips from Service Contractors Home maintenance is more than just a point of pride. It’s also a good way to save money and time. But what kind of home maintenance should you focus on? The National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) asked professional Service Contractors what they thought. Use this guide to […]

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