If You’re Moving This Winter, Plan to Recycle Old Electronics on November 15

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Possessions tend to pile up the longer you live in one place. In fact, odds are you have some old electronics that you’ve just tossed into the basement or the attic the last time you upgraded – whether it’s an old computer, an old computer screen or an old TV just to name a few possibilities. Many people hold on to outdated technology because putting … [Read more...]

Get Pumpkins Around Columbia, IL

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Odds are you’re planning on picking up a pumpkin or two to carve into this Halloween. However, this shouldn’t be the only reason that you’re buying pumpkins! Pumpkins are actually incredibly delicious and healthy for you to, so be sure to pick out a few pumpkins to eat as well. While you may not give your pumpkin buying task much thought, we … [Read more...]

Celebrate Your New Home With Award-Winning Columbia Barbecue

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There’s nothing quite like closing on a new home, so if you’ve done just that, then congratulations! Odds are you’ll be taking your family out to dinner as a way to celebrate. We would like to recommend Bully’s Smokehouse for some of the best barbecue in the city. Bully’s Smokehouse serves traditional St. Louis style barbecue, which means … [Read more...]

Make Sure You’re Prepared for the Hidden Costs of Homeownership

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Deciding to buy a home in Columbia, IL is a huge step to take, although a very exciting one. However, we always like to remind potential buyers of the costs of home ownership. Many buyers don’t understand that owning a home can be more expensive than they might think. The following are a few of the hidden costs of home ownership that you should be aware … [Read more...]

Don’t Get Caught Up in the Emotional Aspect of Home Buying With a Stubborn Seller

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The home buying process isn’t always as easy as you would like it to be. This is especially true if you find a house you like but are caught having to deal with a difficult seller. The following are a few tips for dealing with a difficult seller: Don’t over analyze – If the seller rejected your offer, don’t spend too much time trying to … [Read more...]