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If you own a home, you may be more tempted to purchase a home warranty to help avoid the financial surprise of an unexpected repair. But do home warranties truly offer the peace of mind they claim on the brochure? Will purchasing a home warranty cover an air conditioner that gives out mid...

Disaster Proofing

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Seller disclosure is critical to a smooth home sale and reducing seller liability, but not all homeowners are aware of its value to the home selling process.  Seller disclosure, the obligation of a home seller to tell any potential buyer about problems in the property, is only mandatory in...

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In order to prevent a repeat of our current mortgage...

Buying or Selling a Home

Don't let a slowing market prevent you from putting your home up for sale. Get home selling tips to rev up your home's real estate potential, even in a slow market, with these pointers from www.FrontDoor.com.

Give your house a makeover that adds value.  To make your house more appealing to...