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The Everything Guide to Selling Your First Home

The Everything Guide to Selling Your First Home

Selling, a famous salesman once said, is essentially a transfer of feelings. You love and cherish your home. You want the next owner to fall in love with it, too — through photos, through words, and through the experience of walking through ...

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Fall Yard Cleanup: 8 Shortcuts for Easy Care

Fall Yard Cleanup: 8 Shortcuts for Easy Care

When you’re looking for your dream home, you might find that it comes with more yard than you’ve ever had before — or had to maintain. These fall yard cleanup tips will help you set up (and enjoy) an easy-care yard year-round. #1 ...

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Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible?

Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible?

The answer to whether closing costs are tax deductible — or mortgage interest and property taxes for that matter — is often maddeningly, “It depends.” Basically, you’ll want to itemize if you have deductions ...

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Can I Claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Can I Claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Like most homeowners over the past couple of years, you may have discovered that you can no longer write off your property taxes or claim the mortgage interest deduction. That doesn’t necessarily mean your taxes went up. The change is because ...

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35 Money-Saving Household Habits

35 Money-Saving Household Habits

Your house gives you so much: security, pride, shelter. With all that on the line, it’s easy to assume the costs of keeping it up just are what they are. But wait. There are plenty of expenses that are simply a waste. Here’s how to save ...

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Emmitsburg is a lovely Frederick County Town

Emmitsburg is a lovely Frederick County Town

Emmitsburg is a lovely Frederick County town located just south of the famed Mason-Dixon line, which separates the states of Maryland and Pennsylvania and served as the dividing line between Union and Confederate states during the Civil War. The ...

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Winter Prep Now for No Regrets Later

Winter Prep Now for No Regrets Later

It’s easy to get so wrapped up in leaf peeping and other outdoorsy fun that you cut back on pre-winter home maintenance. But doing basic tasks now could lead to an easier winter and a greener spring — no matter where you live. Plus, you ...

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Frederick - Small Town With A Big Heart!

Frederick - Small Town With A Big Heart!

Frederick is a city in western Maryland. It’s home to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, with immersive exhibits on battlefield medical care. The Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is a 1750s German colonial house with a heritage ...

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Myersville Maryland - A great location

Myersville Maryland - A great location

The Town of Myersville, Maryland was incorporated by an Act of the Maryland Legislature in March, 1904. At the time of incorporation, Myersville had a population of 150 and was a busy, self-sufficient community with stores, warehouses, craftsmen, ...

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Brunswick Maryland - A great place to live!

Brunswick Maryland - A great place to live!

Brunswick is a city with more than 7,000 residents. It is a major stop on the Maryland Rail commuter (MARC) Train line to Washington, D.C.  With modern facilities for its citizens, including fire and ambulance services, schools and churches, ...

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