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Reduce carbon footprint, let your Realtor negotiate

Dear David, Can you recommend ways that can effectively reduce the carbon footprint in homes without breaking the bank or reducing home equity? – GREEN PENSIONER DEAR GREEN: Great question! There are many affordable ways to make a difference. Inefficient heating wastes a ton of energy and is a concern that’s flagged consistently on home

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Electronic Signatures, Back Deck Renovation, Furnace Repairs

Dear David: I’ve been out of the real estate market for years and was surprised when my Realtor suggested I sign my offer using an electronic signature. Is that even legal? – Pen & Ink DEAR PEN: Yes, using an electronic signature is permitted on real estate documents, though whether or not you use one really

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