Mortgage Rates Head Higher This Week

For the second week in a row, mortgage interest rates have edged up, according to data released Thursday by Freddie Mac. The GSE’s chief economist attributed the rise to positive news on the economic front that suggests the recovery is gaining some traction and consumers are more confident in the job market. According to Freddie …

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Rose-pruning time

Roger’s Gardens will be presenting a rose pruning workshop this Saturday, January 15th, from 9am and 11am. Learn “hands-on” from experienced, professional rosarians on pruning both shrub and climbing roses. You will be instructed by rosarians and experts as you prune living roses. All the tips and tricks that can only be learned through hands-on …

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5 roof-repair tips: How to fix leaks and broken shingles

Some roof problems are clearly for experts, but you should be able to fix minor leaks and broken shingles yourself. Here are some DIY roof tips, plus useful safety advice for when you get that ladder out. In the home — as in life — it’s often the little things that matter. And it’s amazing …

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Home financing especially for doctors

If you work in the medical profession, the new Bank of America Doctor Loan program could help you, as a buyer, grow. The Doctor Loan from Bank of America Home Loans® is for licensed, practicing physicians or residents, dentists or other eligible medical professionals.* It features a range of fixed and adjustable rate loans and …

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