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Gabriela Islas

Gabriela is addicted to traveling, learning about new cultures and the color pink. Her hidden talent is that she burns everything when cooking- even water. If you ever want to find out what Ricky Ricardo said to Lucy when he was mad, she’s your girl. When she’s not laughing at things her kids says, Gabriela loves writing anything about personal finance, economics and international trends.

Is Cleaning the Air Ducts in Your Home Necessary?

Is cleaning your home’s air ducts really necessary? Learn the benefits of getting a professional service provider to do this job, when it’s necessary to get it done and what to look for when hiring someone to do it for you.

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Buying a Flipped Home

If you fell in love with a flipped home and are thinking of buying it, there are several things you must keep in mind.

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Moving Company - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Moving Company

A great way to take away some of the stress (and literal pain) of moving is to use a moving company. We’ve compiled a list of questions to ask a potential moving company to help you make sure you choose the right one.

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Real Estate Agent

When buying a home, you want all the help you can get. Finding the right real estate agent can not only take away some of the stress from all the negotiations and complicated paperwork, but an experienced agent will also help you find the right home for you. Here’s a list of questions to ask any potential real estate agent to help you choose the right one.

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Questions to Ask When Shopping for Home Insurance

If this is your first time shopping for home insurance, you probably don’t know what to ask your insurance agent. You want to make sure you ask the right questions in order to find the right type of policy for you. Here’s a list of questions you can ask while shopping for home insurance.

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Home Warranties: How Do They Work?

During our house hunt, our agent recommended that we ask for a home protection plan as a contingency in our purchase offer. Find out why getting a home protection plan is a great idea for first-time home buyers who may not have a lot of experience maintaining a home.

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E-Sales Tax: Congress Continues Debate - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

See If You Qualify For a Home Loan Without Even Picking Up the Phone!

If you’re thinking about refinancing or buying a home and want to get started but don’t feel like you’re ready to speak to a banker yet, the online credit pull tool is a convenient and safe option.You may be able to see if you qualify for a home loan without even picking up the phone or leaving your house!

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Minority U.S. Births Become the Majority

For the first time in U.S. history, minority babies outnumbered white newborns. According to Bloomberg, the percentage of minority children younger than a year old rose to 50.4 % between April 2010 and July 2011, whereas the percentage of non-Hispanic white babies fell to 49.6%.

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Buying A Home Won’t Get Much Cheaper

CNN Money published an article about home prices going up in the near future. Housing experts talk about several signs showing that the record-low home prices may not stay this low forever.

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Preparing for an International Relocation

Is your job relocating you abroad? Mobility Magazine published an article about tips to help you prepare for international move. Read a list of things to keep in mind as you embark on your new adventure.

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