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How to Save for a Down Payment

You’re ready to leave your rental behind but don’t have enough down payment yet. Here’s how to start saving today to get you closer to moving into a home of your own. Begin Saving Early The sooner you’re able to … Continue reading

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How Credit Score Information is Calculated

Your credit score affects your ability to borrow money and influences the interest you’ll pay on that loan. Most people don’t know how these scores are calculated. Here’s what you need to know. All Credit Scores are Not the Same … Continue reading

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Preparing to Buy in the Competitive Summer Housing Market

This summer will be a competitive season in the housing market where demand will be higher than supply. If you’re planning on buying a home, here are some tips to help you prepare. Get Your Finances in Order Ahead of … Continue reading

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Mulching Tips to Make Your Yard Look Great

If you want your yard to look its best, mulch is a great way to highlight various parts of your landscaping. These basics will help you get started. When to Mulch When the weather starts to warm up it’s tempting … Continue reading

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Fresh Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is finally here and that means it’s once again time to do a deep clean throughout your house. Here are some ways to freshen up your home in time for summer. Declutter Every Room Take an empty laundry basket … Continue reading

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Mel Foster Co. Celebrates 2017 Achievements

Mel Foster Co. held its annual awards reception last night at the Rhythm City Casino Resort in Davenport, Iowa. Rob Fick, president and CEO, Lynsey Engels, president real estate brokerage and Marc Engels, president of Mel Foster Insurance, honored and … Continue reading

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Mel Foster Co. Works To Meet New Construction Home Demand

The demand for new home construction continues to rise in the area and Mel Foster Co. is helping homebuyers find desirable lots in new or growing subdivisions. Mel Foster Co. is the largest land developer in the Quad Cities and … Continue reading

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How to Create the Perfect Sunroom

The hours of daylight are starting to get shorter with the approach of fall. Soak up all the sun you can by creating a sunroom in your home with these elements. Comfortable Furniture Your sunroom should be a second living … Continue reading

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Mel Foster Co. is Local and Global

Mel Foster Co. is proud to be a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (Leading RE), an organization that pairs buyers with the top real estate agencies around the globe. If you’re moving to a new city, … Continue reading

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Housing Shortage Benefits Sellers

It’s currently a seller’s market, with housing supply down significantly in the local area. The shortage of inventory is the main reason why sellers are doing so well in the current market and getting higher offers for their property. Plenty … Continue reading

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