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Archived posts from 08/2016


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5 ways to tell if the house you’re touring will need new windows

08/26/2016 | Author: Fran J. Donegan, guest expert

Tips for prospective homebuyers on window wear and tear.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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Do some laws do more harm than good?

08/18/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

How Texans avoid laws with unintended consequences.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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These loan programs can help you buy and renovate that fixer-upper

08/12/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Take advantage of loan programs that allow homebuyers to include renovation expenses in their mortgages.

Categories: Buyers

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How to increase your chances of getting the home you want

08/05/2016 | Author: Jason Dickson, guest expert

Stand out from the homebuying competition with this advice from a mortgage expert.

Categories: Buyers

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Do you know what the presidential candidates have in common?

08/04/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Real estate is common ground for the nominees.

Categories: Business tips, In Lehman's Terms