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11 Dec 18

Amy Schmitt

6 Times It’s Actually Smarter to Buy a New Home Before Selling the Old

You should never buy a new house before selling your old home … at least, that’s the conventional wisdom. Because

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06 Dec 18

Amy Schmitt

9 Tips for Achieving Maximum Coziness

Gray skies don’t have to mean a drab indoor life. As fall continues and the days become shorter, it’s too

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27 Nov 18

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15 Major Money-Saving Ways to Cut Remodeling Costs

I got my bargain hunting gene from my mom. Seeing her score a cashmere coat for 25 cents once when

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20 Nov 18

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10 Surprise Cleaning Supplies: Coke, Ketchup, Butter, and Beyond

We’ve all had those moments when we face a huge mess, unequipped with our trusty old cleaning supplies. And, while

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13 Nov 18

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Nearly 1 in 7 homes in Seattle now worth at least $1 million

SEATTLE — A growing number Seattleites can consider themselves as million-dollar homeowners as housing prices continue to climb in the

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04 Nov 18

Amy Schmitt

Homeowners are staying put longer than ever before

With a disincentive to move, they may just look for other ways to tap that equity. Homeowners are staying in

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01 Nov 18

Amy Schmitt

What Home Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Today’s Crazy Housing Market

Nevermind the heartfelt personal letters. For aspiring home buyers in today’s cutthroat housing market, the secret to success is no

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29 Oct 18

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6 Reasons Why Selling a House in the Winter May Be the Best Decision Ever

Spring is generally the most popular time of year to sell a house, with hordes of buyers looking to move

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08 Oct 18

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Home Buyers Reveal: ‘What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home’

Love. Terror. Giddiness. Teeth-gnashing desperation. Buying your first home involves all these emotions, and more. And like so many other

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