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A study released by Bankrate, Inc. shows that the majority of Americans think wealth is beyond their reach and that it won’t be easier to get rich any time soon.Among the findings:-70% of Americans believe that it is more difficult to get rich today than it was in the past;-More than half of those surveyed believe it will be even more difficult to get rich in America in the next ten years, while 2...
Read Post [Posted on 10/25/2014 By John Askins]
Lesson 2 How often does my credit score change? Your credit score changes as your credit report changes. This depends on when creditors report information to credit. Your credit score could change daily. Till tomorrow........
Read Post [Posted on 10/24/2014 By Angela Angell]
Your ability to buy a home with a mortgage depends on how much net income you have after all monthly debts. If your debt payments absorb your income—particularly credit card payments—you may have to put the brakes on the mortgage application.Most home buyers realize in order to purchase a home, they need at least good credit—and a better credit score means a better chance of qualifying.One of...
Read Post [Posted on 10/24/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
Making the decision to buy your own home can be one of the most stressful but rewarding choices of all. If you’re a first time buyer, the entire process can seem very intimidating. A few common sense tips can help you ease your way through it much easier. First off, go to Google and search for your state’s basic real estate principals. Make a sincere attempt at learning the jargon associated ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/24/2014 By Michael Spacek]
 MONTGOMERY COUNTY,  Texas -- All  southbound main lanes of I-45N will be closed starting  Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:00 pm through Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:00 am. Southbound traffic will  be diverted onto the frontage road just south of Windsor Lake Blvd. through the SH 242 intersection. All traffic  will be allowed to re-enter IH 45 main lanes at ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/24/2014 By Don Arsenault]
This Mystery Steel Structure on I-10 Between Bunker Hill and Blalock Is A UFO!What is this strange muli-story steel framed structure that's been going up next to Lowe's on I-10 between Blalock and Bunker Hill - or its twin on the site of the former Casa Elena Restaurant across the freeway from The Woodlands on I-45 North? Capitalizing on the freeway myster, the company behind the structue has set ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/24/2014 By Don Arsenault]
The following is a guest blog, written by my seller, Robin Anderson.  I believe you will find this blog entry entertaining, enlightening and informative!  Thank you so much, Robin, for contributing to my Blog!  Readers, enjoy!******************************************************************** So… several months ago, I hired a personal trainer to help me get in shape.  He wa...
Read Post [Posted on 10/23/2014 By Renee Buckhoff]
When you purchase a property, you need to recognize exactly just what you're buying. Imagine how irritated you would be to learn that the hot water heating unit wasn't functioning-- in the middle of a shower! This is why you should have a home inspection before you get your home. A house inspection is a fundamental part of purchasing your home. Before you employ a home inspector, ask candidat...
Read Post [Posted on 10/23/2014 By Michael Spacek]
Not sure if your upcoming DIY project requires a permit? Check with your local building authority and let them know what you're planning. Image: Leonard Nevarez ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/22/2014 By Marla Lewis]
The newspapers are awash with accounts of booming sales, records being set and commentary from area agents to support it all. The market is "hot"!! It seems that home sellers can name their price. Buyer's, on the other hand, better act quickly or be left behind. True? What to do? Well, the market may be very good but there is always more than a little hype in the reported stories. So, cal...
Read Post [Posted on 10/22/2014 By Christian Flakes]
Know a fixed rate from a floating rate? Homeowners in 13 states now have the freedom to pick their energy supplier. But before you sign that new contract, do some research to make sure you're really getting the best deal. Image: Liz Foreman for HouseLogic ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/22/2014 By Vanita Cooper]
With another tax filing deadline passing, some people never throw tax records away. Others do not keep them long enough.Knowing what to hang on to, why certain records are needed and how long they should be saved can save storage space and prevent problems should you be audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).“There are tax and nontax reasons for keeping records,” says Dr. Jerrold Stern, pro...
Read Post [Posted on 10/22/2014 By John Askins]
Leave behind an investment that your family can enjoy and continue to pass on to future generations. Create memories and spend valuable time together at Estates of Grand Beach. Your investment into a well-established and prospering community is protected and will stay secure as the area continues to expand. Seven lots remain at Estates of Grand Beach. ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/21/2014 By Melaine Anderson]
If you have old debts, collectors may not be able to sue you to collect on them. That's because debt collectors have a limited number of years — known as the statute of limitations — to sue you to collect. After that, your unpaid debts are considered "time-barred." According to the law, a debt collector cannot sue you for not paying a debt that's time-barred.This gets tricky for consumers because ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/21/2014 By Susan Roddy]
(BPT) - No one ever said "trendy" translates to "cheap." Yet when it comes to on-trend, luxury upgrades, you don't have to spend like a diva to make your bathroom look and function like a designer's dream. From skylights to shower seats, some of the hottest bathroom trends of 2014 are surprisingly affordable to accomplish. Home website Houzz polled users and asked what bathroom upgrades they most...
Read Post [Posted on 10/21/2014 By Susan Roddy]
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