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About Gina Hightower

For the majority of people the purchase or sale of a home is their largest single investment. My goal is to guide you successfully and easily through the contractual, investment, and emotional decisions involved in the Real Estate process. I am committed to providing you and your friends with superior service and expertise and to make it the most memorable purchase of your life.

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Cash Withdrawals

    Removal of money from an individual life insurance policy or an employee benefit plan. A cash withdrawal from a life insurance policy reduces the death benefit by the amount of the withdrawal plus interest thereon. When a cash withdrawal is made from an employee benefit such as a pension plan, the e ...

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

    Account that is similar in form to the health plan flexible spending account (FSA) with contributions to this account used to reimburse employees who are parents for expenses at a children's day care center or home child care. Employees can also be reimbursed for expenses associated with caring for ...

  • Insurer Finances: Life And Health, Property And Casualty

    Management of premium inflow and benefit outflow. ...

  • Validation Period

    Length of time required to amortize the excess expenses of acquiring a given group of life insurance policies. In acquiring a policy, a life insurance company may incur expenses (such as the costs of sales commissions, paperwork, and medical examinations) that are greater than the amount allocated f ...

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Digital Trends That Revolutionized The Real Estate Industry

Digital Trends That Revolutionized The Real Estate Industry

Of all the inventions that changed the real estate game, none have changed it as profoundly and irreversibly as the internet. This technology opened up a world of new possibilities and opportunities for real estate professionals working at every level in the field of real estate. From the lowliest copy room workers to the moguls and brokers at the very top of the ...

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Homebuyer - Realtor Relationship In A Period Defined By COVID

Homebuyer - Realtor Relationship In A Period Defined By COVID

At the beginning of 2020, a pandemic swept across the globe. The coronavirus or SARS CoV-2 became public enemy number one due to its unpredictability in spreading and affecting human health. Specialists soon discovered the exponential damage it can exert causing respiratory tract infections, from mild to lethal. As a result of the virus, a series of protective ...

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House Hunting Goes Digital In 2021

House Hunting Goes Digital In 2021

As you are already aware, the global pandemic kicked in 2020 inconsiderately switching up the rules of the game. An unwelcome guest, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), proved to be a tough opponent. As a result, governments were obliged to implement similar responses in the form of severe restrictions, namely lockdowns, the principle of social distancing, and even tighter health ...

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The Idyllic Suburbs Vs. Vibrant Downtowns

The Idyllic Suburbs Vs. Vibrant Downtowns

Where is it better to live? Where is living more cost-effective? Where will I have to say hello to everyone I meet? Should I remain in New York City or better move to Jericho 29 miles away? Let our real estate agents help you decide! There are many reasons, pro, and con, for both living in the suburbs or the city. Besides the apparent financial aspects, there is an ...

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Cryptocurrency-Friendly Realtors

Cryptocurrency-Friendly Realtors

For decades, the world of finance was an oblique, inaccessible sphere that only those with the proper education and preparation could hope to break into. Hedge funds and investment firms reigned supreme, firmly holding a monopoly on everything even tangentially related to the industry of making money by spending money.  This was an era defined by elitist financial ...

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