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Buying a Home: Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney


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Buying a Home: Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney

When I bought my first home, I basically signed whatever was placed in front of me. The idea of becoming a homeowner overshadowed any concerns that I might have. Besides, the agent seemed to know just what needed to be done. It was only later that I learned there was some confusion about the location of the property lines. Two years and several thousand dollars later, I finally got things straightened out. When I bought my second home, you can bet that I had a real estate attorney by my side. Everything was checked and double-checked before I signed anything If you are thinking about buying a home, take nothing for granted. Let me tell you more about my experience and why you need your own legal counsel. In the long run, you'll save a lot of time and trouble.

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Termites Versus Carpenter Ants: How To Tell Which Pest Is Causing Wood Damage To Your Home

Termites are much-feared insects due to their destructive habit of consuming wood, and they are responsible for five billion dollars per year in damage to homes, businesses and other structures. However, termites are not the only pests that can cause significant damage to your home's wooden structure; carpenter ants are another wood-destroying insect. It can be difficult to know which one may be chewing up your home, so if you believe you have a termite problem, take a closer look to be sure. Read More 

Tips For Buying A House At An Auction

If you are interested in buying a house and want to get a really good deal on it, you may want to consider purchasing one from an auction. Houses are auctioned off for several reasons, but a common reason is after it forecloses. Buying a foreclosed home has its risks, but it can also be a way to get a great deal on a house. If you are preparing to buy a house at an auction and have never done this before, there are several important things you should know. Read More 

Staging Tips That Can Be Done Quickly

If you're planning on selling your home, it's important to stage it to highlight its good features and minimize any negative ones. Your real estate agent will undoubtedly give you advice on what you should change. Busy families often find it difficult to find the time and money to make updates. Here are some projects that you can get done in a matter of hours, rather than having to devote an entire weekend to a particular task. Read More 

Making Do With A Tiny Kitchen When You Love To Cook

People who eat out often are rarely bothered by the small size of apartment kitchens. However, if you like to cook for yourself and perhaps some friends or family members on a regular basis, then you might find doing so in a small space a bit of a challenge. Cooking in a studio apartment kitchen will probably never feel as luxurious as cooking in a large, modern kitchen with enormous counters and two ovens, but it does not have to be a hassle as long as you follow these tips. Read More 

3 Reasons You Absolutely Need A Digital Door Lock If You’re Serious About Your Company’s Security

As a small business owner, your company's security is probably at the very top of your priority list. However, many business owners believe that so long as everything is locked at the end of the day, there is nothing to worry about. Unfortunately, this isn't the case, as thieves and burglars are becoming evermore proficient at gaining entry through locked doors. Thankfully, the security market currently has a strong answer – digital door locks. Read More