Tag Archives: Homeowner

Matt Olson

Aug 29 2018

Carbon Monoxide and Your Home


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In Iowa, a law went in to effect July 1, 2018 that requires all homes and apartments with fuel-burning heaters, fireplaces, gas stoves, and/or garages to have a Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector. This colorless and odorless gas can be very …
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Matt Olson

Aug 22 2018

Be Aware of Unaffiliated Mortgage Service Solicitations


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Buying a new home is a very exciting time. Within 2-3 weeks of purchase, your new home is processed by the county assessor. Certain pieces of your mortgage information are public record including the borrowers’ name, address, mortgage holder, and …
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Matt Olson

Mar 22 2017

3 Steps of the Home Loan Process


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Purchasing a home can be an intimidating and confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be. I want to give you a summary of the home buying process from application to closing…no matter where you’re applying for your loan.  …
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Stephanie Schumacher

May 12 2014

21 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast


Tips to sell your home fast.

Are you in the process of selling your home? As a seller, you need to make sure your home stands out among the other available properties. Here are 21 helpful hints for marketing and selling your home as quickly as …
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Matt Olson

Apr 07 2014

4 Inexpensive Ways to Stage Your Home


Inexpensive Ways to Stage Your Home

If you are in the process of selling your home here are a few inexpensive tips to help sell your home faster and increase its perceived value. Keep in mind your home is no longer about you and your tastes, …
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Todd Shaull

Feb 21 2014

Unlock Your Home’s Equity


Unlock Your Home's Equity

Your home’s equity can be a great resource for making home improvements, purchasing a new or used vehicle, college tuition, vacation, paying unexpected bills, and more.

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Sherry Mitchell

Feb 05 2014

5 Programs First-Time Home Buyers Should Research


First Time Homebuyer

Purchasing a home is the largest purchase you are ever likely to make. Finding the right home is exciting, challenging, and sometimes daunting—especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. There are so many things to consider when making this initial …
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