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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

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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

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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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02 Oct 18

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Here’s how much money people in their 50s have in their 401(k)s

By age 50, retirement-plan provider Fidelity recommends having at least six times your salary in savings in order to retire

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27 Sep 18

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How to Make a Seamless Cross-Country Move

Ensure your belongings arrive at your new home hundreds (or thousands) of miles away. Of the 11 percent of the

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25 Sep 18

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These 4 upgrades can lower the cost of your homeowners insurance

Opting for some voluntary upgrades not only reduces your risk, but it can also save you as much as 35

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20 Sep 18

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The Single Best Way to Sell Your Home This Fall, Revealed

You may have heard that spring and summer are the top home-selling seasons, and that fall is as dead as

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