Questions to Ask When Buying a Home

Posted by Debbie Foster // May 27, 2020

Buying a home comes with a lot of responsibilities and liabilities. When you buy a home, you are stuck with it until after you sell it successfully. Because of this, you must take extra precaution and try to ask as many important questions as possible before you close a deal with the seller or broker. […]

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Tips On Sprucing Up Your Curb Appeal

Posted by Debbie Foster // May 20, 2020

Curb appeal: It’s the make-or-break first impression of your home. It either beckons a second look or turns buyers off entirely. And now, in the age of the coronavirus, curb appeal is more vital than ever—since buyers might not be able to tour your home and are placing more weight on the exterior, or might […]

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Are You Cleaning These Kitchen Items?

Posted by Debbie Foster // May 13, 2020

At a time when disinfecting our homes is paramount, it’s easy to miss a few high touch areas. The kitchen has more places for cooties than anywhere else in your home — even more than your bathroom, on average. We are going to look at those spots where bacteria love to hide and give you […]

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Moving During the Pandemic

Posted by Debbie Foster // May 6, 2020

Waiting to move is recommended, but if you can’t postpone your move, you have options to keep your family safe.  Follow these steps to make your move safer during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no question that the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting businesses, and the real estate industry is no exception. As home shopping and renter […]

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Creating Healthy Habits at Home

Posted by Debbie Foster // April 29, 2020

When life gets hectic, it can be easy to sacrifice our health. Neglecting sleep, exercise and nutrition can be the path of least resistance. But there are small steps you can take at home to keep your health on track in stressful times. I recommend you get started on these now. Get rid of nightstand […]

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The Ugly Truth on Mortgage Forbearance

Posted by Debbie Foster // April 22, 2020

There are thousands of Americans who are having trouble making their monthly mortgage payments due to the coronavirus pandemic—or will soon, if the crisis drags on. In the past month, nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment as shelter-in-place orders, social distancing measures, and nonessential business closures went into effect. Last week, economists estimated […]

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Considerations When Working From Home

Posted by Debbie Foster // April 15, 2020

Given the ever-changing situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus, there are alot of people who are now working from home for the first time and looking for tips on how to be efficient and comfortable. Here’s a few for you to consider. Stake Out Your Spot If you normally work in an office setting and now […]

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Keeping Your Home Virus-Free

Posted by Debbie Foster // April 8, 2020

We want home to be a haven (especially during stressful times), and part of that, at a fundamental level, means living in a space that helps keep us healthy. According to the most current evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus that causes COVID-19 is spread primarily through close personal contact (within […]

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Selling Your Home in the COVID-19 Marketplace

Posted by Debbie Foster // April 1, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is changing the way real estate agents conduct open houses, but the long-term impact on the housing market depends on the virus’ still-undetermined effect on the economy, local real estate experts said.  Already, some agents said the handshakes that used to be common at open houses are out, replaced by a fist […]

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Will the Coronavirus Affect My Mortgage?

Posted by Debbie Foster // March 25, 2020

In short, it depends on what kind of mortgage you have.  Cities and states across the country are already suspending evictions and foreclosures in response to the spread of the coronavirus, but the federal government is taking the biggest step so far to keep people in their homes. President Donald Trump announced that the Department of […]

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