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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Avoid These for the Best Property Price

Posted by Debbie Foster // March 18, 2020

Even if you have the perfect home in the most ideal location, it doesn’t mean you have the upper hand when it comes to the property market. There are still factors that can put people off buying your home. We’ve found 10 common gripes that people have when visiting a home that could put them […]

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Tenants in Common vs Joint Tenancy

Posted by Debbie Foster // March 11, 2020

When you own real property with another person, there are a variety of ways you can hold title together. Two of those options are as joint tenants and tenants in common. Both of these ownership options set you up as joint owners, but there are some key differences between the two. Keep in mind that […]

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Best Time to Sell a House

Posted by Debbie Foster // March 4, 2020

Thinking of selling your home?  The best time to sell a house is quickly approaching.  Although homebuying season seemed to have arrived early this year, Zillow says that homes listed in May generally sell for more than other times during the year. In fact, the Mortgage Bankers Association said that January 2020 was the strongest January for purchase mortgage applications […]

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12 Popular Decorating Styles

Posted by Debbie Foster // February 26, 2020

Whether you’re shopping for furnishings or sharing your ideas with a designer, knowing which style resonates with you can be a big help. Read on for the need-to-know details about 12 popular styles, including hallmarks of each look, key differences and — in case you can’t choose just one — tips for which styles work especially […]

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