Osman Arango's Blog Posts

DISPELLING THE REFINANCING MYTHS!!

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your

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5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL SALE!!

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a

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SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE: HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT??

As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on

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WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU??

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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ORGANIC FOOD ON A BUDGET.

Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, thanks to the extra labor

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FIVE MONEY-SAVING GREEN UPGRADES!

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings.Solar panels: The upfront cost

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PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE IN!

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you

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