Gutters and Downspouts Cleaning

With summer almost over and fall rain on the way; now is the time to clean and inspect your gutters and downspouts. Make sure to flush them with a hose to ensure they are draining properly. Then, find and seal all leaks, especially at the joints. If you have damaged or rusted sections, consider having those replaced by a professional. Taking this step each fall will help to protect your roof, eaves, and foundation from water damage.
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Clean gutters and downspouts

Want to avoid cleaning your gutters and downspouts every year? There are a number of things you can do. You can always hire a professional to clean your gutters annually or bi-annually. Alternatively, there are a number of products that can help including Micro Mesh, LeafGuard and screens. However, some of these products perform better than others. Make sure to research and read reviews to discover which product is best for you.

If you have any questions regarding listing, home values, or need referrals to lenders or contractors, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are always available to answer any questions you may have about buying, selling or the real estate market in general.

What is Earnest Money?

What is Earnest Money

A common question in real estate transactions is, “What is earnest money?” That question is then followed by, “Why should I submit earnest money with my offer?” These are two very important questions that we are happy to answer. We’ll also touch on a few related questions that often come …

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Down Payment Assistance

Down Payment Assistance

Many who are thinking about buying a home are put off because of their lack of a down payment. However, there are some down payment assistance programs available. From grants to deferred payment loans, help is out there. Therefore, you don’t have to wait to purchase your home. Take a …

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Home Sellers: Paint No-No’s

Home sellers: if you are thinking about selling your home, be careful with your paint. Here’s a great tip from 🧔 Bob Vila  regarding paint 🎨 colors that could scare 😨 your buyers away! We’ve included a graphic with the colors and brief description. Paint No-No’s for Home Sellers: To …

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Which Home Loan is Right for Me?

Home Loan

If you’ve been reading our Home Loan series of posts, you will have read: How to Shop for a Home Mortgage Mortgage Broker, Banker or Portfolio Lender Pre-Qualified, Pre-Approved or Fully-Underwritten? Good job! You are on your way to being an informed buyer ready to apply for your home loan. …

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