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5 home security lessons learned from the big screen

11/04/2016 | Author: Anne-Marie Pritchett, guest expert

Criminals depicted in movies and TV shows can teach us about ways to improve home security.

Categories: Homeowners

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4 easy ways to update the kitchen before you sell

10/28/2016 | Author: Alexandra Bohigian, guest expert

You don't need to bust your budget to make your kitchen more appealing to buyers.

Categories: Sellers

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What else is on your ballot?

10/25/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

The presidency isn’t the only race on November 8.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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You sure you want the internet to solve your real estate problems?

10/14/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

You can post your real estate questions to online message boards ... is that a good idea?

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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How smart home features can make you safer

10/07/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Beyond opening doors or changing temperatures, smart home devices can make you feel more secure.

Categories: Buyers

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What’s the point of mortgage points?

09/30/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

The questions to ask when considering prepaid mortgage interest.

Categories: Buyers

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3 ways to prepare for November 8

09/28/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

If you want to vote on Election Day, you have to be registered by October 11.

Categories: Business tips, Governmental Affairs

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Becoming a homeowner? Test your knowledge of common home features

09/23/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

This interactive quiz can help prepare you for homeownership.

Categories: Buyers, Homeowners, Renters

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How slowly do you want to sell your home?

09/16/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

If you don't want your home to languish on the market, you should hire a Texas REALTOR® to make sure you don't make this mistake.

Categories: Sellers

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How we support your real estate interests on all sides

09/13/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Last week was a great example of Texas REALTORS® working for real estate consumers.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms