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20 Oct 19

Amy Schmitt

11 Ways to Winterize Your Home on a Budget

Keep the cold out, the heat in, and your energy bill down with these cost-effective tips for winterizing your home.

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15 Oct 19

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Seven Reasons Getting Rid of Clutter Helps a House Sell Faster

Whether you bought a starter home or what you hoped would be a forever home, circumstances change. One thing that

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10 Oct 19

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Here Are the 4 Hottest Fall Home Trends, According to Design Pros

Now that fall has finally arrived, you’re probably lounging in your favorite sweater, sipping a pumpkin spice latte, and thinking

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08 Oct 19

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5 Home Repairs You Should Not Attempt Yourself

The freedom of homeownership also entails some expensive surprises. You may not have counted on home repairs when bought your

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03 Oct 19

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6 Ways To Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Here’s how you can cut back on energy use, see lower utility bills and reduce the bacteria and toxins potentially

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01 Oct 19

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Step 8. Purchasing Home Insurance

  Now that such a large investment is drawing to a close, it only makes sense to insure the property

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05 Sep 19

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Stop Making Excuses! Busting the Most Common Reasons for Not Buying a Home

Owning a home means you can build equity, take advantage of tax deductions, and partake in a little something called

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01 Sep 19

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Step 7. Home Buying Appraisals

Once under contract, lenders require an appraisal prior to closing. An appraisal is quite different from a home inspection. A

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27 Aug 19

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Capital Economics: Expect home prices to increase as mortgage rates drop

Forecasts a 3% increase in prices by end of year. For the last two weeks Freddie Mac reported 30-year, fixed-rate

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