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iPhone use increasing your mortgage rates

Posted by Jason Hardy // March 28, 2018

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iPhone use increasing your mortgage rates Pretty crazy to think of a small task like using an iPhone or a Windows computer is increasing your mortgage rates.  How can a computer or phone have any impact on rates?  Apple, Microsoft, and Google are the largest holders of offshore cash piles.  Under the new law many […]


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Landscaping Decisions Sure to Make the Neighbors Mad

Posted by Jason Hardy // March 21, 2018

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There Goes the Neighborhood! 7 Landscaping Decisions Sure to Make the Neighbors Mad iStock Your neighbors couldn’t care less about what you keep on the mantel above your fireplace. And they wouldn’t expect you to check with them before you pick out new paint for your bathroom. Your yard, however, is a very different matter. […]


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Building home or buying home

Posted by Jason Hardy // March 17, 2018

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Building home or buying home?   For many individuals wanting to be homeowners, this can be an ongoing thought process. Do I buy a home or build one from scratch?   Building home or buying home?  There are many pros and cons to both decisions. Ultimately you may realize it comes down to what you’re […]


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How to Pick Paint Colors to Fix Any Room’s Quirks

Posted by Jason Hardy // March 7, 2018

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How to Pick Paint Colors to Fix Any Room’s Quirks By: Jan Soults Walker Paint colors can do a ton to fix a room’s flaws for not much money Every home suffers a few negatives, but not every solution requires pricey structural changes. Paint is a frugal remodeler’s go-to solution to perk up a problem room. Here’s how […]


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Just How Important Is a Bathtub for Resale?

Posted by Jason Hardy // February 28, 2018

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Just How Important Is a Bathtub for Resale? It’s long been believed that every home needs at least one bathtub to attract the widest group of buyers. But with increased interest in big, well equipped, walk-in showers, does a tub really matter that much? Bathrooms reflect trends as much as any room in a house […]


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10 Insider Tips From a Designer Who Specializes in Small Baths

Posted by blogger // February 28, 2018

10 Insider Tips From a Designer Who Specializes in Small Baths

10 Insider Tips From a Designer Who Specializes in Small Baths By: Dona DeZube A New York City designer shares secrets to making a small bath bath functional and beautiful. Got a small bathroom to renovate? Go wild with texture and colors if it’s a rarely used guest bath, but stick to clean and simple in a […]


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Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

Posted by blogger // February 21, 2018

Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally Property managers can use these eight recommendations to keep discrimination lawsuits at bay. FEBRUARY 2018 | BY ROBBIE CRONROD In October, a Massachusetts landlord who refused to rent to pregnant women or families with minor children was found guilty of violating the federal Fair Housing Act and fined $40,000. The same […]


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Local Law Enforcement Trains at future Development

Posted by Jason Hardy // January 24, 2018

Caan Homes supplies Des Plaines Police Department with a Home to train in

Local Law Enforcement Trains at future Development Corporate responsibility in action— Caan Homes had the privilege of allowing local law enforcement the use of one of our properties for training. This allowed practice in a safe simulated environment. These drills are essential to protect the community served by both Caan Homes and the Des Plaines […]


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7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Toys From Taking Over Your Home

Posted by blogger // January 24, 2018

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids' Toys From Taking Over

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Toys From Taking Over Your Home Conquer the clutter and reclaim the precious space you once ruled. Remember the days when you could read a decorating magazine without crying? If parenthood has made a mess out of your home and evening routine, get your sanity back with these […]


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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early, but Why It Might Not Be Wise

Posted by blogger // December 20, 2017

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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early, but Why It Might Not Be Wise By Jeanne Sager marchmeena29/iStock If you’re a homeowner, you’ve likely thought about how to pay off your mortgage early. That bill for your home loan arrives like clockwork every month, so it only makes sense for you to devise a fast and furious plan […]


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