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New report: The most popular cities for baby boomers
New report: The most popular cities for baby boomers Homes & Real Estate July 9, 2019
Baby boomers are flocking to big cities, according to a new report. Aging Americans are increasingly looking for the amenities…
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Should you refinance your mortgage now? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
Mortgage refinancing rates in recent weeks have been dropping at a pace we haven't seen in quite a long time.…
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5 Ways to Get Out of a House or Apartment Lease Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
There are many reasons people want or need to get out of a residential lease:  A job relocation, a change…
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system?
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
The summer heat can mean a painful rise in energy bills, but that's nothing compared to the strain on your…
Are rent to own homes a good idea?
Is it a good idea to rent-to-own a home? Homes & Real Estate June 21, 2019
While home-ownership has long been romanticized as part of the American Dream, the truth is that many people can't afford…
10 home renovations that make financial sense
10 home improvements that make the most financial sense Homes & Real Estate June 20, 2019
If you're thinking about renovating your home, the immediate benefits you see could also lead to some profits down the…
How to buy a house
How to Buy a House in 9 Steps Homes & Real Estate June 18, 2019
Owning your own home is fantastic. It’s your castle, your place. And one of the greatest benefits of owning a…
Is my air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon?
Is Your Air Conditioning System Going to Be Obsolete Soon? Homes & Real Estate June 14, 2019
Aside from knowing the cost of their energy bill, relatively few people think about what flows through the coils of…
How to deal with an uncooperative landlord
How to deal with an uncooperative landlord Homes & Real Estate June 12, 2019
It's played out many times for people all over the place: You've found the perfect apartment or home to rent.…
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Knock lets you ‘trade in’ your home: Here are 6 things to know Homes & Real Estate June 7, 2019
A cottage industry of new services has developed around buying and selling homes. Now, you can even "trade in" your…
Unison Home Co-Investing
Is Unison home co-investing legit? Homes & Real Estate June 6, 2019
You may have seen ads for or heard about fairly new company called Unison, which offers an alternative to home…
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How does selling your home on Opendoor work? Homes & Real Estate June 5, 2019
Anyone sells their home wants it to happen quickly. The longer a home lingers on the marker, the less attractive…
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Should I Get a Second Mortgage? Homes & Real Estate May 10, 2019
If you've been in your home for a while, chances are the value has increased or at least held steady…
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Why You Should Never Get a Mortgage From a Big Bank Mortgages May 6, 2019
When it's time to get a mortgage, there are any number of places you can shop: Credit unions, online lenders…
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How to shop for a mortgage Homes & Real Estate May 3, 2019
When you're shopping for a mortgage, there are a lot of moving parts to the process. In this article, we'll…
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How to sell your house by owner Homes & Real Estate May 2, 2019
Spring home selling season is here and you may be wondering about how to sell your house by owner. Truth…
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10 U.S. metro areas where home ownership is most affordable Homes & Real Estate April 28, 2019
Home ownership rates are on the rise in our country, but low salaries can still be an impediment when you…
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How much does it cost to sell your house? Homes & Real Estate April 19, 2019
Spring is upon us and that means home selling season is here! But before you list your home on the…
Can you trust Zillow or Redfin to know your home's value?
Zillow vs Redfin: Can you trust either to know your home’s true value? Homes & Real Estate March 26, 2019
One of the first things you'll want to determine if you're buying or selling a home is its true value.…
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7 Things to Know About Costco’s Mortgage Program Mortgages March 22, 2019
If you're reading this article, there's a good chance you already buy almost everything for your house at Costco —…
Here's the #1 to save money and cut energy costs
The #1 thing you can do right now to save on energy bills Homes & Real Estate March 13, 2019
If your energy bill is taking a big toll on your bottom line, it might be time to look into…
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Home Title Lock: Is It The Same As Home Title Insurance? Homes & Real Estate March 7, 2019
Owner's title insurance is a simple insurance product that most protects you from the possibility that someone may come along and…
Where can you live for $50,000? Your paycheck goes a long way in these cities
Where can you live for $50,000? Your paycheck goes a long way in these cities Homes & Real Estate March 5, 2019
If you're struggling to make ends meet, you may be wondering if your address has anything to do with it.…
These companies will buy your home for cash
These companies will buy your home for cash Homes & Real Estate December 17, 2018
If you're a homeowner, maybe you've gotten something in the mail from a company looking to buy your home. The…
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Why you shouldn’t do a cash-out refinance to pay off credit card debt Homes & Real Estate November 27, 2018
Stuck with high-interest credit card debt that you can't seem to pay off? Maybe you've thought about tapping the equity…
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How I saved $200+ with this simple plumbing fix Homes & Real Estate November 26, 2018
Shortly before the long Thanksgiving weekend, the handle on my kitchen faucet broke. I should have seen the day coming —…
You won’t believe how much money LED Christmas lights can save you!
You won’t believe how much money LED Christmas lights can save you! Life November 26, 2018
When it's time to deck the halls (and exterior) of your home with Christmas lights, the kind of bulb you…
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Tesla’s home solar system price cut can save you up to $5,000 Homes & Real Estate November 16, 2018
Tesla just lowered the price on its solar shingles and other whole house solar components by up to 25% in…
Winter energy update: You could see a 33% spike in heating costs!
Winter energy update: You could see a 33% spike in heating costs! Homes & Real Estate November 14, 2018
Ready or not, winter is ready to make its grand entrance into your life over the next few weeks — if…
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Georgia Natural Gas Guide Homes & Real Estate November 8, 2018
Which company has the best Georgia natural gas rates for you this month? Our monthly update on natural gas prices…