To arm or alarm?

Posted In: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Home Maintenance
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One of the worst things about showing a house is when there is an alarm on it. Sure, the listing agent does their best to explain to you how to deactivate it, but that doesn’t always help when your heart rate is shooting through the roof and all you can hear is the “beep…beep…beep.” At one house, neither the client [...]

Don’t let those credit bureaus exploit you!

Posted In: Economy, General Real Estate News
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Here are some facts about credit bureau’s: 1. Credit bureaus sell elads to banks and mortgage companies 2. Pricate information divulged includes address, phone number, and credit score 3. Banks pay $25 – $100 per lead 4. No legislation exists yet to prevent bureaus from selling leads 5. Onslaught of unsolicited marketing as soon as the loan application si submitted [...]