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Checks and Balances

by The Jamison Team on 02/04/16

Checks are basically written for the transfer of funds from the account of a check holder in a bank or any other depository institution. The purpose of checks is similar to that of money, easing transactions.

?One needs to keep in mind certain things to avoid problems on a later date. Take care that you use a proper pen, preferably use an ink pen. All the information should be filed in carefully. Look out that the numerical and written check amounts match. In case of..... Read more here...

Best Home Mortgage Loan – What To Look For In A Mortgage

by The Jamison Team on 01/25/16

With a credit score of 680 or higher, you have a plethora of home loan options. Basically, you can choose your terms, but you want to make sure you find the best financing package. That means looking at financing costs, terms, and lenders. Read more here....

ABC's of A Good Accountant

by The Jamison Team on 01/14/16

Have a good laugh at this joke concerning accountants:

?A businessman was interviewing applicants for the position of divisional manager. He devised a simple test to select the most suitable person for the job. He asked each applicant the question, "How much is two and two?"   Read the rest here....

Buying Homes that have Faced Foreclosures

by The Jamison Team on 01/11/16

You’ll find there are some people who tout the benefits and advantages of buying homes that have gone through foreclosures. Often, those homes are offered up for auction to the highest bidder and there are some really good deals to be had at that point.

There are some very important pieces of information you should have before you start planning to buy homes that have been foreclose upon.

Learn more here....

Collecting The Levy

by The Jamison Team on 01/06/16

The Financial Management Service (FMS) is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, to provide a centralized debt collection service to most federal agencies. The FMS has begun utilizing two Congressionally mandated federal debt collection programs. One is devised to collect delinquent non-tax debt by neutralizing federal payments and the other is to collect delinquent tax debt from those individuals who receive federal payments. Learn more here....

Understanding How a Buyer's Agent Can Help You

by The Jamison Team on 01/04/16

When purchasing a home, most people will have an opportunity to interact with one or more real estate sales people (often referred to as real estate agents or "realtors"). It is very important for a home buyer to understand the roles and responsibilities of a real estate sales person, especially who they represent in the real estate transaction. This article provides a brief overview of "typical" representation in a real estate transaction, and describes a buyer's agent and the valuable contributions that they can make helping a home buyer to purchase a home.  Read more here....

What is Skimming?

by The Jamison Team on 12/22/15

In speaking of drawbacks of credit cards another form is the fraud of making copies of stored information upon the credit card, also known as “Skimming”. This has become extremely popular for those who are making the business of stealing other peoples financial information and making use of it. Each time you let your credit card leave your hands, you run the risk of credit card skimming. Read more about Skimming here....

Buying A House with Resale in Mind

by The Jamison Team on 12/06/15

It’s one of our biggest investments and some of us are doing it more than once during our life.

Like many things in our life that have changed dramatically, so did our habitation practices. Most of us don’t stay in one house for the full duration of our lives as it used to be for many people in previous generations.   Read more here...

A Brief History Of Credit Cards

by The Jamison Team on 11/19/15

Credit cards have nowadays insinuated themselves into all corners of our lives, and it is rare for an adult these days to not carry at least one card. As well as being used in the traditional manner to buy goods or services in person, they are also now used online, over the telephone, for writing checks, and even for withdrawing money from cash machines. People use them in all sorts of ways - as a means of borrowing, as a convenient payment method, and even for earning money through cashback or reward schemes.  Read more here....

Fire Damaged Cleanup

by The Jamison Team on 11/16/15

You've had a fire. The fire department has come, put the fire out and all you see is one big mess. Upon closer investigation questions come.

I. What method do we use to remove the soot and charcoal to evaluate the damage?

?- High pressure water blasting leaves behind water in electrical components, equipment and insulation, if not properly removed will cause unwanted corrosion and rot, increasing cleanup, damage and long term maintenance costs.

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