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The Mortgage Professor: Choosing the best type of mortgage

Most house purchasers look at many houses before they make a decision, weighing multiple features of one against the other. In contrast, the decision about which of numerous mortgage options to select often is made hastily with little thought. Yet borrowers have to live with their mortgage indefinitely, often for as long as they have the house.

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Real estate Q&A: Can I get my neighbor to pay for her tree's damage to my house?

Q: My neighbor's large, seemingly dead tree overhangs my screened-in pool and has long made me nervous. I have repeatedly asked her to remove it. She always ignored or rejected my requests. During a hurricane, the tree finally came down, like I knew it would, and damaged my pool cage and house. The damage, while expensive, was less than my insurance deductible. Can I get my neighbor to pay for the damage? – Melody

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New home care services for seniors coming to Lancaster County

The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will assist Home Helpers Homecare & Direct Link with their official Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 3 pm. Lancaster County government officials and City officials will be present and will assist with the celebration. Home Helpers Homecare offers companion care, personal care, medical Care, Alzheimer and dementia care among other services.

Balance of power: candidates for S.C. governor explore restructuring

Winthrop University and the League of Women Voters of South Carolina hosted a gubernatorial forum April 19, 2018. In this video, the six participating candidates discuss balance of power between branches of government in S.C.
Tracy Kimball