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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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Homebuyer Tips

Dollars And Sense: Invest In Your 401k Or Pay Off Your Home

Dollars And Sense: Invest In Your 401k Or Pay Off Your Home

Job security for many people is an important aspect, but it might be overlooked if you don’t consider the unexpected, which often leads to unemployment. Take, for example, the pandemic that hit us in 2020, that left many people without jobs, especially in the leisure and hospitality industries. Not only that but as many were concerned about keeping Covid-19 out ...

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Between Family And Real Estate: Finding Balance As An Agent

Between Family And Real Estate: Finding Balance As An Agent

It’s hard to understand the struggles and the demands of the real estate industry when you are outside of it. When was the last time you’ve been told that you are so lucky to have such a flexible schedule as a real estate agent? We both know that is an understatement because, in reality, finding balance in life while working as a real estate agent is more ...

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Best Small Towns To Live In, North Carolina Edition

Best Small Towns To Live In, North Carolina Edition

There’s a lot to be said for living in a small town. While they may not have the glitz and glamour of metropolitan megacities, small towns have a lot of perks that may not be immediately apparent but are very attractive none theless. While there’s plenty to be said for living in a big city, (some prefer it) it isn’t for everyone.  If you’re ...

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The Closing Day

The Closing Day

This is it. For the past weeks or months, every day has been at least partially spent thinking of, preparing for or planning this fateful day. You’ve laboured long and hard to make sure it comes without incident, and now all your hard work is finally going to pay off. What is this day, you ask? It’s closing day, baby. Now, there’s still a lot ...

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Buying A Home In Clermont FL

Buying A Home In Clermont FL

So, you’re thinking of making the city of Clermont your new home. We get it; there are a lot of reasons why you might want to live here! With its beautiful weather, long list of attractions, gorgeous surroundings and exceptionally healthy job market, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s about as close to being heaven on earth as we can get! But this ...

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