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01 Jan 19

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3 Things You’d Better Know Before Applying for a Mortgage—or Else

Unless you’re sitting on a ton of cold, hard cash, you’re going to need a mortgage to buy a home.

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27 Dec 18

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7 Reasons to Accept the First Offer on Your House

How do you know you’ve found The One? The one offer on your home worth taking, that is. It’s entirely

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23 Dec 18

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What to Look for at an Open House

You don’t have to be a pro to know what to look for at an open house. When you’re on

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18 Dec 18

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Selling A House In A Buyer’s Market? Here’s How To Stay Competitive

Though experts didn’t expect a buyer’s market for another year or two, it seems some parts of the country —

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15 Dec 18

Amy Schmitt

The 4 Key Trends Home Buyers and Sellers Should Watch in 2019

We’re entering the home stretch of 2018, when you can actually say, “See you next year!” to someone you’ll see

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11 Dec 18

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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

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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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