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sellers save time and money.

Do these 5 things if you want to sell your house

There are throngs of homebuyers and not enough homes on the market for them to buy. Like last year, 2020 should see continued robust buyer demand, according to George Ratiu, Realtor.com’s senior economist. This is wonderful news for any homeowner...
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Reverse Mortgage vs. Home Equity Line of Credit

If you’re short on cash, you’ll be glad you made that decision to buy instead of continue renting, because you can borrow money against the equity in your home. Now, however, you’ll need to make another big decision: Which “dip”...
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3 Reasons not to Buy THAT House

Falling in love with a house is a lot like falling in love with a person. It’s almost impossible to see any flaws, even if they’re apparent. When so many other aspects seem perfect, it’s easy to fall into denial...
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Lead-based paint: What’s the big deal?

Every year, thousands of American children suffer from lead poisoning. In fact, 1.2 million children have lead poisoning, according to researchers at the Public Health Institute. Surprised? Aside from sporadic recalls of toys that are found to contain lead, we...
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3 Inexpensive (and Fast) Upgrades for Your Condo

We’re willing to bet that your single-family-home-owning friends are a bit envious of your condo-living lifestyle. After all, owning a house comes with an almost never-ending list of maintenance expenses. You, on the other hand, can use what you would’ve...
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How to buy a condo with a FHA-backed loan

Shopping for a condo with a pre-approved FHA-backed loan? Here’s a tip: don’t look at even one condo in a community that isn’t approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Since an estimated 90 percent of the...
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Coolest home tech ideas from 2020’s CES convention

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held last month in Las Vegas and, as usual, innovation abounds. We scoured the home-oriented tech that’s coming out soon and found some we thought you might be interested in learning more about....
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What to consider when you inherit a home

Over the next decade or two, members of the silent generation and older baby boomers will be leaving their children and grandchildren $68 trillion, most of which will be in the form of homes. “More than half of all existing-homes...
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3 brilliant ways to create a pet-friendly yet attractive home

Americans love their pets. As a matter of fact, 85 million American families own a pet, according to the latest survey by the American Pet Products Association (APPA). It’s no wonder then that the pet industry is worth a wopping...
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How to Compare Mortgage Lenders

Hooray for the homebuyer who understands the importance of lining up financing before ever stepping foot into a house for sale or placing eyes on a real estate listing website. It’s one thing to understand the steps to take in...
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