Category Archives: Education

Military on the Move Benefits You

Throughout the year and especially during the month of May, we recognize and honor the men and women who serve or have served in our military. A national program, U.S. Military on the Move®, is a free real estate rebate … Continue reading

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The Davenport Police Department’s New “Lock It Up Initiative”

The Quad Cities area is experiencing an increase in vehicular theft. Follow these tips from the Davenport Police Department to help reduce the chances of becoming a victim of car theft. Always lock your vehicle when left unattended. Even on … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Home While On Vacation

Vacation should be a time for relaxing, not worrying about your home. Mel Foster Co. has a few tips to help protect your home while you’re vacationing. Avoid Social Media It may be tempting to share how excited you are … Continue reading

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Housing Buying Trends for 2017

The real estate market is constantly changing, and this is especially true after an election year. Here are a few experts’ predictions about the 2017 market. More Millennials Will Become Home Owners Over half of all homebuyers are under the … Continue reading

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Is Now the Time to Use Your Home’s Equity?

The best way to describe home equity is the amount you have paid toward your mortgage. Every month you pay, you begin to build more equity in your home. It’s possible to then use this equity to acquire a loan … Continue reading

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Do I Need To Clean My Air Ducts?

If you’re wondering if you need to clean your ducts, the answer is often left to personal preference. Here are some facts to consider when determining if duct cleaning is something your home needs. If your family is allergic to … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Garage Maintained

Garages are an often overlooked part of your home. You want to be sure potential buyers aren’t pushed away by a rundown garage. Follow this list to keep your garage clean and safe. Keep the Door Working The most important … Continue reading

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Features For A Fabulous Bathroom.

Renovating your bathroom is a great way to add value to your home. Follow this list of features to get the most out of your bathroom renovation budget. Walk In Shower Having a walk in shower with no curb is … Continue reading

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Cut Your Taxes.

Tax time will be here before you know it. When filing your taxes, don’t forget about any home-related deductions you can take.  Talk to a tax expert if you have questions. Mortgage Interest Deduction To obtain the mortgage interest deduction, … Continue reading

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Guide For Finding The Right Listing Agent.

You’re ready to sell your home. You want top dollar, a fast sale and a great real estate listing agent. The best way to find the right agent is to interview three and ask these questions. How much will my … Continue reading

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