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Who Do We Appreciate?

Thanksgiving, that uniquely American holiday, is upon us once again. For many immigrants, Turkey Day is foreign and unfamiliar. Its significance as a day of giving thanks has been diluted by Hallmark and over-consumption. Spending and food coma. Nevertheless, we are grateful for all the blessings.  It took years before ...

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What’s best for you

Am I ready to buy a home now? Do I need to sell my house and buy a new one? I usually get these questions from confused buyers and sellers. My answer is always “What’s best for you?” We start to write down all the facts and figures, needs and ...

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The Many Sides of Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day, people are overindulged with the turkey. Supermarkets compete with their Ads for fresh, frozen or cooked turkey. A friend tells us she serves the best roasted turkey in town. The other says. “No, I cook the best golden roasted turkey complete with all the trimmings.” Mothers make ...

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How to Travel with a Toddler?

You’re ready and all prepared for that highly anticipated family vacation and you know you have everything on your checklist. You have managed to bring all of the necessary items like pre-packed snacks, extra sets of clothes, wipes and diapers and you have just passed security without any issues. Now, ...

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Loan application

We take care of our finances because credit scores and credit history are two of the most important things in our life especially here in the United States. Almost anything from as simple as opening a credit card, getting a car loan until purchasing a home requires us to get ...

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Clutter Control

Clutter problem has been a perennial issue at home. It is solved for a little while, then sooner or later it comes back. A scribbled phone number here, a clipped newspaper article there . . . it may not seem like a lot at first, but before you know it ...

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Sellers need to know

Unless it is a short sale or you have a foreclosure notice, selling a home should not be a next-day deal. It requires preparation maybe months; even a year or more than that. This is to make sure you get the best updated market trends and the home is ready ...

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“OH NO!”

I just sold six properties this month; one rented and two contracts on the way. Don’t get me wrong, it is not a walk in the park as each transaction in real estate has its own character. (A nice word for “dilemma”). Let’s be realistic here: selling and buying a ...

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Are Frequent Flyer programs still worth it?

As the airlines continue to find new ways to create revenue, it is equally important that people realize the truth about airline loyalty programs. In 2014, Delta led a charge that revolutionized the way you were awarded miles. The new calculation is based on the ticket price rather than the ...

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