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Hit the Slopes: How to Buy a Ski Home in 5 Easy Steps

Always dreamed of having your own mountaintop chalet? Here’s how to make it a reality.

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Think You're Covered? 6 Problems Your Home Insurance May Not Help With

Standard home insurance doesn’t handle these situations, so be sure to upgrade your policy.

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Skeletons in the Closet: Buying and Selling a Home with a Notorious Past

When it comes to properties where murder and mayhem — or even less dramatic crimes — occurred, disclosure and due diligence are key.

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10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City

Modern-day Pittsburgh may surprise you.

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Agent, Broker & Attorney: Understanding Their Roles in Your Real Estate Transaction

When it comes to completing a real estate purchase or sale, multiple parties come to the table. Here’s what each of them do.

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Can Shopping Around for a Mortgage Keep You from Getting One?

It never hurts to ask — or does it? Here’s what you need to know about how credit checks can affect your mortgage rate.

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Real Estate Q&A: First Home & Earthquake Insurance

Real estate investor and Zillow Blog contributor Leonard Baron answers questions from readers regarding buying, selling and investing.

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Holiday Hazards: How to Avoid Insurance Claims

Take steps to protect against insurance claims that can dampen your holiday spirit.

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Who Should You Rent From?

Review the positives and negatives of management structures prior to searching for a rental property.

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Refinancing in a Volatile Rate Market: Get the Facts First

Think you’re ready to start the loan process? Don’t make a move until you’ve asked your lender these five questions.

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How Will Soaring Interest Rates Impact You?

Experts predict rising interest rates in the year ahead. Be prepared for how these changes could affect your finances.

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Condo Insurance: What's Best for Your Nest?

Don’t wing it when it comes to protecting your real estate investment. Condo coverage addresses your property’s unique needs.

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Full Disclosure: Reveal Your Home's Flaws to Speed the Sale

Cracks in the foundation? Leaky roof? If you want to sell your house, it’s best to be upfront and address its shortcomings.

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Real Estate Q&A: Buying Property With Tenants & Investing in Real Estate Before College

Real estate investor and Zillow Blog contributor Leonard Baron answers questions from readers regarding buying, selling and investing.

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Rates Near 2014 Lows: What You Need to Know Before Locking In

A dip in mortgage rates has many home buyers and refinancers wondering how they can capitalize on current market conditions.

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