Adam@Home by Brian Basset
SPECIAL TO THE CONNECTION. ADAM IS © B Y BRIAN BASSE T, UNIVERSAL PRESS S YNDICATE
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■ All products advertised are carried at Costco
warehouses unless otherwise noted.
■ Products are scheduled to be available during
the period of The Connection’s issue date.
■ Products may not be available in all
■ Prices are usually not listed in the advertising
because they have not been finalized at the
time of printing and may vary from one part
of the country to another due to shipping
costs. We hope that our members know to
check us first when comparison shopping.
■ To keep prices low, Costco does not offer a
telephone service allowing members to call
in for prices or product availability.
■ Shop early in the month for best selection
on seasonal products.
■ If an ad includes the phrase “shop costco.com,”
it means this product or category is available
on the Web site.
■ The Web site carries few of the products
available at the warehouses, but offers 3,500
additional items, including line extensions
and supplemental products.
■ An item-number listing does not mean the
product can be found online.
SAVE WHEN YOU BUY, SELL OR FINANCE YOUR HOME.
EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS FOR COSTCO MEMBERS!
MORTGAGE AND REFINANCING
RECEIVE LOWER RATES, PLUS UP TO A $300 COSTCO CASH CARD
AFTER CLOSING A MORTGAGE LOAN.
HOME EQUITY FINANCING
RECEIVE LOWER RATES, PLUS UP TO A $100 COSTCO CASH CARD
AFTER CLOSING A HOME EQUITY LOAN OR A LINE OF CREDIT.
REAL ESTATE AGENT SERVICES
RECEIVE A SUBSTANTIAL REBATE AFTER CLOSING WHEN YOU BUY
OR SELL A HOME (EXAMPLE, $1,500 ON A $250,000 HOME).†
Costco Cash Cards are issued by Lending Tree four to six weeks after closing; amount is
determined by membership type. Costco programs are not available through Lending Tree.com.
Mortgage and Refinancing, Home Equity Financing and Real Estate Agent Services are administered by Lending Tree and available
in the follo wing states: AK*, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA*, ID, IL, IN, KS*, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO*, MT, NC, NH, NJ*, NM,
NV, N Y, OH, OR, PA, SC*, TN*, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA. *Real Estate Agent Service is not available in Alaska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri,
New Jersey and South Carolina.**Home Equity Financing is not available in Tennessee. • † Must use an agent participating in the
program. Rebate is based on a 6% commission based on a 50/50 split between the buying and selling agent. Be sure to verify with
your real estate agent what the commission percentage is on your transaction as this will affect the amount
of your rebate. • For full rebate schedule, state restrictions, state licenses, disclosures and applicable terms
and conditions, go to costco. com and click on Services.
TO FIND A PARTICIPATING AGENT IN YOUR AREA OR TO
COSTCO.COM AND CLICK ON SERVICES.
OR CALL 1-800-237-3806.
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