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FHA vs Conventional Mortgages

Buying a home can be a big decision and there are always lots of questions. One is what type of mortgage do you want? Until recently, it was very common...
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Spring 2023 Seller Guide… free download

Are you wondering if you should sell your house this spring? There’s a lot going on in the housing market this season, and you may have some questions about selling...
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Spring 2023 Buyer Guide…. free download

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past few years and again in 2023. With so many changes, you probably...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Chaat Masala Mixed Nuts with Cornflakes

“Art changes people people change the world.” – John Butler NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids...
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Reuben’s Recommended Reading 2023: My Favorite Books from the Past Four Years

I listen to a ton of audiobooks on Audible, and I share many of these books with friends, family, and colleagues. I did a blog post sharing many of my...
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Wrecktangle Pizza… winner of Good Morning America’s “United States of Pizza” contest

When we first visited The Market Malcolm Yards food hall last fall our focus was Bebe Zito… I was seeking their amazing ice cream and didn’t even notice Wrecktangle Pizza...
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Meaningful Design

This is the final post in our series on how to find inspiration for design. We are drawing inspiration from a design trend we are seeing more of in 2023...
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Weekly real estate market update 3/03/23… what you should know about rising mortgage rates

Showings popped up again after last week’s storm, in line with the increase in new listings. If you are a buyer with an eye on the market you probably noticed...
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3 things to know if you are selling a home this year

Inspections are back, be prepared to negotiate Home inspections were the norm until the crazy competition of the last couple years when full home inspections became rare. Many of my...
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Mortgage Notes……….

It’s that time of year where we seem to get a lot of new changes in the mortgage world and this year there are some good updates! FHA: this is...
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