What are you to the hive?

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I am a very novice beekeeper.  I have been unafraid of and fascinated with bees all my life. My very Godly Grandmother told me stories of my ancestors that could “rob a bee hive without any covering and would only get stung if he accidentally pinched one”.  At thirteen I robbed a hive from a fallen oak with my Dad, …

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FSBO: Advertising Your Home For Sale

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Before you begin to advertise your home, here are a few things you’ll need to know how in order to position and present your home to attract ideal buyers.   TAKING PHOTOS First, properly stage each room so it appears welcoming. Remove extra items that would make your rooms appear cluttered. Here is a list of the different types of …


Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …


Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …

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Who Plays A Part In Your Real Estate Transaction?

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Your Real Estate Professional Network If you’re not familiar with the steps involved in buying or selling a home, you may not realize that there are several professionals who will have a hand in the process (from the initial home search to contracts to the closing). We’ve listed those professionals below, along with a very brief snapshot of the services …