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Monthly Archives: May 2019

    Cleaning Your Dryer Vent Can Reduce Fire Risk

    By Eddy Workinger | May 30, 2019

    Why Clean Your Dryer Vent Duct?  Illustration: Kelly Miller. © The Spruce, 2019 The U.S. Fire Administration reports that every year more than 2,900 home fires are started by clothes dryers, and the leading cause of these fires is a buildup of lint due to lack of simple maintenance on the part of the owner. Each load... Read More

    10 Tricks for Hosting an Open House That Make Buyers Say “OMG, Wow!”

    By Eddy Workinger | May 30, 2019

    Here’s what you can do to get your home ready for its big reveal. Few words get home buyers more excited than these two: open house. An open house is their opportunity to give your house a whirl. To wiggle the light switches. To admire the crown molding. To, y’know, awkwardly ask to use the bathroom.... Read More

    What You Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

    By Eddy Workinger | May 30, 2019

    This landmark legislation passed 50 years ago — learn your rights and how to defend them. If you’ve searched for a new place to live recently, you’ve likely seen the Equal Housing Opportunity logo (an equal sign inside a house) on a landlord’s, real estate agent’s or lender’s paperwork. But the Fair Housing Act is... Read More