Colleen LaChapelle's Blog Posts

Any Benefits to Pre-Paying your Mortgage?

A mortgage is one of the biggest single debts you’re likely to willingly take on. As such, being able to properly manage your mortgage is very important. With so many options when it comes to

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Tips for DIY Paint Disposal

A lot of DIY projects involve paint. Unfortunately, the majority of them don’t use the exact amount of paint that comes in the cans you buy. This leaves you with extra paint that you don&rsquo

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Risks Involved in Real Estate Investments

While many millionaires will agree that their fortunes were made in real estate, the honest ones will also tell you that they’ve probably lost a few fortunes in real estate along the way. This

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Does Staging Properties Result in a Quicker Flip?

There is something to be said about a neat and tidy house when you are viewing house after house, looking for the perfect home for you and your family. This is something that should be kept in mind

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Save Tons in Taxes with 1031 Exchanges for Real Estate Investors

When a real estate investor sells real estate, a capital gains tax is recognized, along with a tax on deprecation recapture. The regular capital gains tax, deprecation recapture, and any applicable

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Remove a Lien

Unless she checks her credit report periodically, the average American will often not realize that there is a lien against her property until she applies for credit or tries to sell the property.A

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DECLUTTER and DEPERSONALIZE

DECLUTTER and DEPERSONALIZEOkay, but where do I put all that “clutter?”Your real estate agent has suggested that you need to “clean and declutter” your home for maximum

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What is Your Net Worth??

What is your Net Worth?Net worth is the total value of your assets, or everything you own, minus the total value of your liabilities, or everything you owe. Calculating your net worth periodically

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