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National Relaxation Day

It’s true, these days there is a holiday for just about anything. Some of these holidays might even sound like they are made up for the pure enjoyment of those celebrating. Take for example National Donut Day or National Drive-Thru Day, days meant to encourage the eating of donuts or fast food. While these occasions […]

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What You Need to Know About Rural Housing Programs

Rural Housing Programs Defined According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Development’s purpose is to provide, “Well built, affordable housing [that] is essential to the vitality of communities in rural America. Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Programs give families and individuals the opportunity to buy, build, or repair affordable homes located in […]

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Independence Day

The 4th of July, or Independence Day, is one of several patriotic holidays celebrated in the United States. The third Saturday in May is Armed Forces Day, the last Monday in May is Memorial Day, and November 11 is Veterans Day. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of […]

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What is Earnest Money?

Earnest Money Defined If the word “earnest” is defined as showing sincere and intense conviction, then “earnest money” can be considered the good faith deposit in a real estate transaction that shows a buyer’s sincere and intense conviction (interest) to purchase the home upon agreement of a signed contract.  Essentially, earnest money is a deposit […]

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