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    • ATM Safety Tips

      During the holidays as throughout the year, getting cash from an ATM is normal for many people. ATM’s are available 24 hours a day and they’re located in bank branches,…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Holiday Travels

      The last thing you want if you’re traveling these holidays is to worry about someone burglarizing your home. Use this check list to add some peace of mind while you’re…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Debt Relief May Trigger Tax

      The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act, originally passed in 2007, was extended three times to protect homeowners from paying income tax on debt that was relieved due to foreclosure, short sales or deed…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Pre-Approval is Good for Everyone

      Buyer’s mortgage pre-approval is good for everyone in the transaction. It saves time, money and removes the uncertainty of knowing whether the buyer will be qualified after negotiating a contract.…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Easier to Play the Game

      It’s much easier to play a game when you know the rules so you can avoid mistakes that may keep you from winning. Homeownership isn’t a game but there are…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Protecting Your Credit

      One of the “big” three credit bureaus recently announced that a massive hack has exposed the personal information of up to 143 million people. To add perspective to that statement, that…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Home Energy Aware

      After the mortgage payment, the largest homeowner expense is for utilities and the major component is energy.  Contributing factors include air leaks, insulation, heating and cooling equipment, water heaters and…

      Written by Mike Parker