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Everything You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, floods are the most widespread and costly disaster in the United States. Millions of dollars are lost each year by homeowners in the United States due to flood-related damage.  Flooding can strike anywhere, even if you live inland. Between 1996 and 2019, 99% of the counties in the United States were impacted by flooding. Flooding can be caused by rain storms or hurricanes. It can also be caused by melting snow, storm drainage system blockages, or failed dams

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Top Fears When Becoming a Homeowner For the First Time

It’s not every day that you buy a house and there is nothing like the experience of being able to own a home. The home-buying process for first-time buyers can seem daunting. However, there is nothing to fear. Everyone goes through these feelings when they do this process for the first time but it is important to remember that buying a house is a huge achievement. Here are some of the top fears that most first-time homeowners deal with and some things to remember so

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Invest in Dallas Real Estate

Dallas, Texas is a city of opportunity and growth. Dallas has been ranked as one of the best places for business in America and is also home to some of the top employers in the country. Those who are looking into buying a home or investing in a rental property in Dallas will find plenty of options when it comes time to purchase their next property with homes ranging from $50k up to $1 million.  Whether you want an all brick ranch or a large

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Home ownership in the United States has climbed to a 6-Year High

Home ownership in the United States at a 6-Year High According to the United States Census Bureau the United States home ownership rate has climbed to a 6-year high. The home ownership rate started taking a dive after 2004 and continued in a downward spiral after the last recession hit in 2006. The real estate market has been getting stronger, even with the pandemic, the 2020 real estate market has been very strong and 2021 is expected to be even stronger.  The Economy is Strong

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Things to do in New Orleans – Other than Bourbon Street!

New Orleans is an international tourist city. As the second most flown into city in the US (only behind Las Vegas) there are many people who come to the Big Easy for a weekend or short vacation. Although most people come to the Crescent City to party, there are many reasons to visit. Although the famous French Quarter is still the epicenter of New Orleans tourism, there are many unique activities and locations that only the Crescent City can offer. Cool Activities in Downtown New

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The Help Of Realtors And The Housing Market

The Housing Market And The Help Of Realtors Home ownership was up 64.4% in the third quarter as most Americans brought homes in the summer months recently. According to the Census Bureau, the real estate market increased half a percent as compared to last year. This is showing a positive increase, as the last few years have been bumpy. Numbers hit an all-time high at 69.1% in 2004 and in 2016 they bottomed at 62.9% as most Americans lost their homes during this time, so

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Tall Tales In Real Estate

Marketing Tall Tales In Real Estate   So you gotta move. Maybe your bundle of joy wound up being three bundles of joy or your boss says it’s time to head to another locale, but the point is you gotta sell your house pronto. Now is the time to list your home and Susie the real estate agent has given you their listing presentation on all of these amazing things that they can do to sell your home that every other Realtor can’t. Everything sounds all

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Fuel Your Travel Business With An Unsecured Business Loan

Fuel Your Travel Business With An Unsecured Business Loan Is your Travel Businesses will be seasonal in Nature? Many Travel Businesses will be seasonal in nature, with sometime drastic swings in their sales. Most banks will consider such a business to be too high of a risk to lend to. There are certain non-bank alternative lenders that do see the value in businesses like this and have designed loan strategies around the nature of businesses with such seasonal swings. Unsecured business loans are available for

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The Truth About Reverse Mortgages

The Many Misconceptions About a Reverse Mortgage (HECM) It is amazing how the reverse mortgage has received some misguided information over the years, well I’m here to clear the air about this wonderful product for people 62 years old or older. What is a Reverse Mortgage? The reverse mortgage is a federally insured loan product backed by the Federal Housing Administration accessible to homeowners 62 and older. These reverse mortgage loans allow senior citizens to tap into a portion of their equity to help supplement

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The Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Costs to Homeownership You Might Not Have Considered So you’re considering buying your first home—searching all over the real estate websites such as Zillow and Remax — that’s great! I’m sure you’ve already put a lot of thought into the big investment of purchasing property. But what you might not have considered when searching the internet for homes for sale is all of the expenses that owning your home includes (things you might not have had to worry about as a renter or couch-surfer).  The

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