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Things You Should Always Ask Your Agent

November 15th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re thinking of buying a home, here are five questions you should always ask your agent: 1.  Do you know a great _____________________. Fill in the blank here with your desired expert.  Your agent should be able to refer you to a good mortgage broker and inspector for sure, but also painters, plumbers, electricians, […]

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Thank You Veterans!

November 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Everyone here at Cooper Realty Associates would like to take a moment to thank all of the men and women who have served our country and are currently serving in the military right now.  Most members of our armed services make great sacrifices to serve our country, and so do their families.  If you are […]

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Three Ways To Lower Your Insurance Premium

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for a lower homeowner’s insurance premium try one of these tricks: Call competitors.  This can be time consuming, but calling several companies for rate quotes can end up saving you quite a bundle in the long-run.  Just make sure the quotes you are getting match the coverage your currently have, otherwise it’s […]

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5 Things To Know About Homeowner’s Insurance

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Homeowner’s Insurance is something that everyone has to deal with, but not everyone understands.  Here are five tips for dealing with it: 1.  Shop around.  You shouldn’t just shop around for the best price, you should also shop around for the best agent.  If you need to file a claim, you will have to work […]

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Tips For Working With Contractors

September 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Home improvement projects are stressful, and unfortunately working with contractors can make this even more difficult at times.  Contractors are busy people and they don’t want to work with difficult customers any more than you want to work with a difficult contractor.  To make the relationship smoother, avoid disputing payments unless there is an extreme […]

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Natural Ways To Get Rid of Pests

September 15th, 2013 · No Comments

If your yard or home seems to attract pests, but you don’t like the idea of using chemicals to combat the problem, consider these natural solutions: Plant Basil.  This will help block flies, which hate the smell of basil.  Planting pots at doorways or on windowsills or countertops can help repel flies.  Dried basil will […]

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What’s The Big Deal About Home Warranties?

September 4th, 2013 · No Comments

A home warranty can be a good investment or a complete waste of money.  Whether or not a home warranty is right for you completely depends on your situation.  There are many different companies that offer home warranties and they all offer different services for different prices, but in general a home warranty costs $300-$500 […]

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3 Ways To Lower The Cost Of Homeowner’s Insurance

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments

There are many reasons that your homeowner’s premium might go up, but if you’re looking to lower yours, try any of these quick tips: Call competitors – Yes, it can be time consuming, but calling several companies for rate quotes can end up saving you quite a bundle in the long-run.  Just make sure the quotes […]

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5 Ways To Use Up Fourth of July Leftovers

July 5th, 2013 · No Comments

If you enjoyed your fourth of July, but aren’t quite sure what to do with all your leftovers, this is the post for you… 1.  Watermelon Cake.  If you have lots of fresh watermelon leftover, cube it up, remove the seeds and mix it up with some white cake mix and other ingredients for this […]

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Five Tips To Keep Your Home Safe This Summer

June 21st, 2013 · No Comments

With Summer vacation season in full swing, keep your home and family safe when you’re away with these tips: 1.  Keep quiet.  Don’t announce your vacation plans on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks and refrain from posting pictures or travel updates until you are back home safely. 2.  Stop your mail.  It’s free to put a […]

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