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Meet HealthMarkets Agent Kathy Carvin for a pre-review of your Medicare options

If you’re on Medicare, chances are good you’ve already started getting phone calls and a pile of mail about your policy—and it’s not even open enrollment time, yet. Open enrollment happens from October 15 to December 7. During that time, you can make changes to your plan or enroll in a new one. It’s a busy few weeks, and, for many...

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Should you sell your home now?

It takes teamwork to make the dream work. Since getting her start in the business 13 years ago, Howard Hanna real estate agent Amy Hoes has surrounded herself with a dream team of agents who have helped her become one of the most recognized names in Medina. Amy’s husband Kurt monitors her numbers and reports that so far 2020 has been a...

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Getting an early start on estate planning

Nobody thinks they’re going to die young, until they do. And that’s the thing about death—it doesn’t discriminate. While most of us who’ve advanced in years, have kids or have accumulated any assets typically address estate planning at the onset of life’s events, millennials and Gen-Xers tend to ignore the idea that they might...

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Tip Letdara’s new nail salon in Fairlawn is the culmination of a mother’s dream

When you meet Tip Letdara, it’s natural to assume her name is a nickname derived from her career as a nail technician. But “Tip” doesn’t come from “fingertip” or “nail tip.” Rather, her mother named her “Thiphavanh,” and she’s been known as Tip since she was a child growing up in a Laotian village in the 1970s, at a time...

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Reconnecting at home in a gorgeous outdoor retreat, in your own backyard from Exscape Designs

With so many families staying at home this summer, outdoor design/build projects have become extremely popular. These include patios, pavilions, brick walkways, stone retaining walls, firepits, outdoor kitchens, and swimming pools. While it may be stressful having everyone together at home under these conditions, families are also discovering...

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