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How to get that HGTV decorating look you love for a fraction of the cost
How to get that HGTV decorating look you love for a fraction of the cost Homes & Real Estate October 11th, 2018
Do you watch the HGTV channel and lament that you'll never be able to afford the luxurious home accents featured…
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How to make money with Airbnb Homes & Real Estate October 11th, 2018
If you've ever considered ways to generate some supplemental income, you may have pondered the possibility of listing your home…
Thinking about being an Airbnb host? Check to see if your city is on this list
Thinking about being an Airbnb host? Check to see if your city is on this list Homes & Real Estate October 10th, 2018
The rise in popularity of homesharing services like Airbnb is allowing people around the world to make some extra cash…
9 ways to buy discounted furniture and appliances
9 ways to buy discounted furniture and appliances Homes & Real Estate October 9th, 2018
Owning, remodeling and maintaining a home can eat up more than a third of your income each month, so when…
Selling your home yourself? Here’s how an ‘Agents Protected’ sign can help you
Selling your home yourself? Here’s how an ‘Agents Protected’ sign can help you Homes & Real Estate September 12th, 2018
Much like the temperatures outside, the real estate market is heating up. That means potential homebuyers these days are flocking…
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What’s the difference between PMI and MIP? Homes & Real Estate September 4th, 2018
If you choose to buy a home with little or no money down, there's an additional expense you'll have to…
5 low-cost kitchen upgrades that are worth the investment
5 low-cost kitchen upgrades that are worth the investment Homes & Real Estate August 21st, 2018
If you're thinking about remodeling some or all of your kitchen, depending on the upgrades, it can be money well-spent! Here's…
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Home Equity Loans & Lines of Credit: 7 Common Questions Answered Homes & Real Estate August 10th, 2018
If you've been in your home for a while and the value of your property has held steady or increased,…
Renting out your home or car comes with insurance hassles
Renting out your home or car comes with insurance hassles Insurance August 8th, 2018
Renting out your home or car for extra cash could leave you in a lot of financial hot water with…
Convicted burglar reveals 9 secrets to keep your home safe
Convicted burglar reveals 9 secrets to keep your home safe Homes & Real Estate July 31st, 2018
Expensive security cameras and alarm systems may not be enough to keep burglars away! Speaking from behind bars, convicted burglar…
Why U.S. rents are increasing, and how to save money on your next place
Why U.S. rents are increasing, and how to save money on your next place Homes & Real Estate July 26th, 2018
If you're in the market to rent a home or apartment, one thing you can quickly surmise is that the…
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Clark Howard: Why I’m not a fan of brand new homes Homes & Real Estate July 23rd, 2018
Homes come in two flavors — new and used. Each one has its pros and cons, but I have a bias…
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Get organized and earn some extra cash: Tips for turning clutter into cash Homes & Real Estate June 13th, 2018
As we hit the halfway mark of 2018, it's a good time to review those New Year's Resolutions you set…
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9 best paints for your home Homes & Real Estate May 24th, 2018
Painting is one of the easiest DIY projects that can improve the look of your home when you're on a…
CES 2018: DIY system touts new way to prevent water leaks in your home
CES 2018: DIY system touts new way to prevent water leaks in your home Mobile & Electronics May 22nd, 2018
You can spend a small fortune repairing water damage in your residence, not to mention labor and supply costs for…
11 ways to pay less for appliances
11 ways to pay less for appliances Homes & Real Estate May 21st, 2018
Real estate is on the rise in the U.S. as more than 17 million Americans plan to purchase a home…
Tesla teams with Home Depot for solar panel system showcases
Tesla teams with Home Depot for solar panel system showcases Homes & Real Estate May 21st, 2018
Tesla is gearing up to take its solar aspirations to home-improvement shoppers across the country. Find Tesla's solar offerings at…
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How to Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment Homes & Real Estate May 18th, 2018
Think your property tax assessment is too high? The property tax appeal process is easier than you may think! I…
Here are the 2 biggest ‘hidden’ expenses when selling a home
Here are the 2 biggest ‘hidden’ expenses when selling a home Homes & Real Estate May 16th, 2018
When you decide to put your home up for sale, it's easy to envision a smooth process where the new…
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Is forgiven debt taxable income for you? Money & Credit May 3rd, 2018
If you've received a surprise 1099-C tax form in the mail, you may be wondering if it's taxable income for…
Tips for first-time homebuyers
Tips for first-time homebuyers Homes & Real Estate May 1st, 2018
Shopping for your first home? Here are some key pointers to keep in mind as you undertake the process of…
This tool helps you find a place to live based on your budget
This tool helps you find a place to live based on your budget Homes & Real Estate May 1st, 2018
If you're wondering where you can happily live on a shoestring, retire on a budget, or, maybe, where you can…
6 Ways to Improve AC Performance Without Calling an HVAC Company
6 Ways to Improve AC Performance Without Calling an HVAC Company Homes & Real Estate April 10th, 2018
When it's hot outside, you want to be sure your air conditioner is working as well as it possibly can…
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Don’t try this at home: Common repairs that aren’t DIY Homes & Real Estate February 26th, 2018
Everyone wants to feel self-sufficient, and even those with deep pockets find it's a good idea to stick to some…
Tech startup Divvy aims to revolutionize the rent-to-own model for houses
Tech startup Divvy aims to revolutionize the rent-to-own model for houses Homes & Real Estate February 15th, 2018
A new tech startup that allows renters to build up credit for a potential home purchase down the line may be…
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5 unusual strategies for selling your home Homes & Real Estate February 8th, 2018
Getting ready to list your home for sale soon? Taking a slightly unconventional approach to marketing can really pay off…
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Did Your Last Dishwasher Last As Long as This Chart Says It Should? Homes & Real Estate January 23rd, 2018
When you buy an appliance, you want to be sure it's going to last a good long time. But some…
13 things a burglar won’t tell you
13 things a burglar won’t tell you Homes & Real Estate December 18th, 2017
The holidays are prime time for thieves! So to help you protect your home from crooks this season, Reader's Digest put together…
5 ways to winterize windows and keep your home warm
5 ways to winterize windows and keep your home warm Homes & Real Estate December 4th, 2017
You welcome winter — the promise of a silent overnight snowfall, lacy, leafless trees smothered in a white blanket knit…
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Pro tips: How to find the best real estate agent for you Homes & Real Estate October 25th, 2017
Finding the right real estate agent is like finding someone to spend your life with: it may take longer than…