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Radon Gas

by Frank Tripodi in Blogs. Tagged:

The presence of radon gas must be disclosed when selling a house, but just what is it?  You can’t see, smell, or taste it, so what’s the harm?  Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas that, according to the Surgeon General, is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.  If you are […]

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Home Equity

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Home Equity

There are many ways you can use your home’s equity.  Careful consideration could provide you with great opportunities.   Here are some options: ♦ Refinance:  This is the way to get large sums of money if you have quite a bit of equity (the difference between the market value of your home and what you owe […]

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Home Warranties–How Do They Work?

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Home warrnaties

In general, a Home Warranty protects you against the frustrating home system and appliance breakdowns that can upset your daily life as well as your budget.  When a home system or appliance breaks down, you simply call the home warranty company and they will call a service provider it has a business arrangement with.  The […]

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Wired Homes: The Future is Now

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A wired or automated home is one in which all its systems are controlled by a computer.  Integrating these systems provides security, peace of mind, and convenience.  The uses for a wired system to simplify life in the home are nearly endless. The cost of embedded microchips for electronic devices keeps falling, making space-age homes, […]

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Energy Efficient Home

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Making your home energy efficient increases its value.  According to one study, making a few no- or low-cost changes can increase your home’s value as much as $18,000.  You can implement some of the tips below to make your home more energy efficient.  Some of these changes also can result in a more comfortable home. […]

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Why do I need a Home Inspection

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A home inspection is not just an added cost to buying or selling a house.  It’s a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of the house conducted by a neutral third party.  A good inspector will evaluate the condition of the house, identify what things are in need of repair or replacement, and […]

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The Exciting Housing Market

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Real Estate in Kankakee county

Real estate agents understand that consumers ignore housing statistics in the greater Bradley area and the real estate market until they become involved in the purchase or sale of a their own home. It’s only natural then that what impacts the market is a bit of a mystery to many. What determines a buyers’ or […]

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