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HUGE Thanks to Our Veterans!

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HUGE Thanks to Our Veterans!  To all our military service men and women, past and present, we thank you for your selfless sacrifice and service to our country and the world! You are appreciated and supported today, tomorrow, and forever. We simply cannot thank you enough!   As an expression of our gratitude, Tammy Mitchell…

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How Refinancing Works

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What is refinancing? In a nutshell, refinancing is getting a new mortgage to replace the original one. The bank or mortgage lender that grants you the new mortgage pays off your old one with a new mortgage, thus the term refinancing. Borrowers who choose to refinance do so to reduce monthly payments, lower interest rates,…

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Possible Problems from Contract to Closing

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Possible Problems from Contract to Closing The time between putting a home under contract and closing can present a variety of challenges. Being aware of these possible obstacles can help you prepare and even prevent some of these things from happening. Acts of God such as tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding, fire, etc. Appraisal is late Family…

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Determining the Right Price To Sell Your Home

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Determining the Right Price To Sell Your Home Pricing is both an art and a science. You don’t have to be Drew Carey to know if the price is right. Most buyers are working with an agent who can smell an overpriced home from miles away, so it’s important to price correctly for the market….

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5 Tips For Buying A Home In The Spring

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5 Tips For Buying A Home In The Spring Spring-time is typically the busiest time of year for the real estate industry. It’s been estimated that about 40% of home sales happen between April and July. It is the time of year when conditions are just right. The weather gets nicer, life returns to nature,…

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Base Rewards Program

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Base Rewards – An incentive program for Active Military and Civilian Personnel Are you relocating to or from Scott Air Force Base? If you have received PCS orders, you may need to buy or sell a home as soon as possible. Military personnel have special needs that ordinary civilians typically don’t have to consider. Distance…

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Why Choose Tammy Mitchell Hines & Co. Real Estate Team?

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Why Choose Tammy Mitchell Hines & Co. Real Estate Team? #1 We are consistently ranked the #1 Independent Real Estate Team in all of Southern Illinois. This is a BIG deal for us. Our status as the #1 INDEPENDENT team means we have built a reputation on our own, without being controlled by a franchise….

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Understanding Radon

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Understanding Radon What is Radon?           Radon is NOT a commercial product. It is a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced by the decomposition or decay of radium, thorium, uranium and other radioactive materials. It is usually found in igneous rock and soil, but can also be found in well water. Radon…

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About Tammy

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About Tammy Mitchell Hines Tammy has been a Realtor® since 1995 and has offices in Columbia and Fairview Heights, Illinois. She has received numerous awards and designations during her career. Tammy and her team sold over 64 million dollars in homes in 2016 with her career total of almost 4,000 home sales valued at well…

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Tips for Storing Cleaning Supplies and More

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Tips From Tammy! Do you ever find yourself getting frustrated with storage? Especially with storing your cleaning supplies? Most people shove it all under a sink and have to go on a search and rescue mission every time they need some glass cleaner. Search no more, because I have a great tip to help you keep…

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