Helpful homeowner resources

February 19, 2016
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Tax Deductions- More Than 70 Ways To Save Money

Tax Deductions- A Long List While we all realize that income taxes are how we fund things that are vital to society, such as schools and […]
July 23, 2015
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How Can a Mortgage Help You Enjoy Financial Security in Retirement?

How can a mortgage help you enjoy financial security in retirement?   Visit to register and use the special code “LONG&FOSTER” to waive the fee!
June 26, 2015

5 Things To Know About Homeowners Insurance

5 Things To Know About Homeowners Insurance
March 26, 2015
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5 Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft happens. It’s an unfortunate fact of modern life. But there are certain steps you can take to help keep your personal information from falling […]
February 12, 2015
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5 Tax Deductions Sellers Won’t Want To Miss

If you’re like most people, you think the IRS wants as much information about your financial life as possible. And that’s typically true — except when […]
October 28, 2014
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12 Savvy year-end tax moves

Smart strategies that may save you money and make it less stressful at tax-filing time. Procrastination rarely pays. That’s particularly true when it comes to taxes. […]
October 15, 2014
Create Home Inventory for Insurance

Create a Home Inventory for Insurance

From Long & Foster Insurance: Create a home inventory before disaster strikes to make filing an insurance claim a smoother process. Experiencing a theft, flood, fire, […]
October 14, 2014
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Home Security Systems: Types and Costs

From Long & Foster of Ellicott City: Understand home security systems’ types, costs, installation, and options. Few events are as unsettling as coming home to a […]
October 7, 2014
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DIY Home Security Check: Windows May Leave You Vulnerable

DIY Home Security Check: Windows May Leave You Vulnerable! Protecting your home from break-ins starts with a DIY home security check to indicate whether your windows are […]
October 6, 2014
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DIY Home Security Check: Doors are the First Line of Defense

DIY Home Security Check: Doors Are The First Line Of Defense! Protect against break-ins with a security check that shows where the entrances to your house—your […]
October 3, 2014
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5 Essential DIY Home Security Steps

Here at Long & Foster Real Estate in Ellicott City, we offer a wide array of home insurance options and strive to help homeowners and potential buyers […]
June 20, 2014
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13 Almost Free Kitchen Updates

13 Almost Free Kitchen Updates! If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your kitchen there’s many fun and inexpensive remedies that can be done […]
May 31, 2014
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3 Easy Ways to Get Some Cool Savings on Your Air Conditioning Bills

As the heat continues to rise, stay cool with these energy — and money — saving tips from US Inspect. 3 Easy Ways to Get Some Cool […]
May 31, 2014
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Get a spotless, beautifully organized garage

Get a spotless, beautifully organized garage! Now that it’s summer you may be spending more time in the garage. Get it neat and organized with this […]
March 27, 2014
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Flood Insurance Act Provides Relief from Planned Premium Increases

On March 21, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014(the Flood Insurance Act) was signed into law. This Act modifies planned flood insurance reforms that […]
March 12, 2014
Rent or Buy: How to Make the Decision

Rent or Buy: How to Make the Decision

Choosing to become a homeowner, generally one of the biggest financial decisions in your life, should never be taken lightly. While homeownership lost some of its […]