Real Estate

Demand the highest ETHICS from your Real Estate Agent!

Every licensed real estate agent must demonstrate a certain basic level of professionalism and knowledge in order to be licensed in their state. However, in the real world, not all agents are created equal! Many characteristics are involved, including experience, empathy, integrity, ethical behavior/standards, marketing/selling/negotiating skills and experience, etc. However, after more than a decade,…

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The danger of tattoos

Tattoos are popular and colorful ways to express our creativity, our experiences and our personality. For many people, tattoos have symbolic meaning or have personal memories behind them. As more celebrities are seen with tattoos, whether permanent or temporary henna, they are becoming an increasingly popular fashion accessory. However, in the heat of the moment,…

Real Estate

What are prior foreclosures?

When a property is about to be put up for auction, or the foreclosure process has begun and is close to foreclosure, the property is said to be in pre-foreclosure. This can be a great opportunity to buy a home at a deep discount, make a big profit, and at the same time help someone…

Real Estate

Choice of Law in Loans and Syndicated Bonds

INTRODUCTION: Any relationship between two entities, be they persons or institutions, cannot be established except in accordance with some set of rules. These rules may be unenforceable norms or customs of a group or society, or some explicit laws that have binding and enforceable authority. A contract is a formal structure of a relationship between…

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Cultured Marble Care

A common bathroom surface material is cultured marble. Cultured marble is actually a surface made up of various materials, including marble dust, limestone, and resin. The material is most common for countertops in bathrooms that have built-in sinks, but it can also be used for showers and bathtubs. No matter what surface is made of…

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Tips to Boost Your Tax Refund in 2018

Now that tax season is over, did you have to pay taxes instead of getting a refund? You’re definitely not alone, and there will probably be a repeat performance next year. There are several things you can do to increase your chances of getting a refund, and you don’t have to be a tax accountant…