Tips & Advice

Why Being Pre-Approved for a Loan Matters

Not being pre-approved won’t get you past the front door.

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Popular Apartment Amenity Trends for 2014

There are amenities to suit the needs of every renter. Take a look at some of the most popular ones for 2014.

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What If I Find Asbestos in My House?

Simply living in a home in which asbestos exists is not dangerous. It’s when asbestos materials are disturbed that you should become concerned.


Paying Extra for Paradise

New Zillow data shows people pay a premium to live in idyllic vacation spots and college towns. Here’s a look at five towns where mortgage payments are outpacing median income.


Reasons to Consider a Modular Home

Today’s models are new and improved, making them an attractive option for many home buyers.


Best Times to Buy, Sell or List a Home

A common question from a buyer or seller is: what is the best time to buy or sell a home? In the clothing world, it makes […]

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How to Fight High Property Taxes

Up to 60 percent of U.S. properties are overassessed, which means those homeowners are likely paying too much in property taxes. Understanding the assessment process is an essential first step toward getting your tax bill lowered.

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Let’s Bust 3 Common Home Buying Myths

If you are in the market to buy a home for the first time, there are several credit myths that may need debunking.

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So, You Think You Want to Go FSBO?

Selling your home by yourself, or what is known as “for sale by owner,” doesn’t always save you money and it could cost you time and stress.

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4 Foolish Money Mistakes You Should Avoid

Do you make a lot of mistakes when it comes to managing your finances? Here are some of the more foolish things we often do – […]


5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Landlord

Owning rental property can be a great long-term wealth-building tool that is available even to individuals of very modest means. Plus, it doesn’t take a degree […]


Things to Do Before You Sell Your Home

Want to sell your home in a competitive market? Start by decluttering, getting inspections done in advance and pricing it right.


5 Myths and 5 Truths About Selling Your Home

From professional staging to a fresh coat of paint, it’s important to know which investments are most likely to help you sell your home.

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How to Find Your Dream Home

In order to better target your real estate search, you must think specifically about your dream abode. Will your “big” house be 2,400 or 5,000 square feet? Do you want a home built pre-1900 or pre-1980?


How to Get Multiple Offers on Your Home

Location, price and presentation are must-haves if you want to see activity on your listing.