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Understanding Single-Family Home HOAs

Before you buy a home in an HOA-governed community, make sure you review the rules thoroughly.

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The Inside Scoop on Renters Insurance and Roommates

If you’re renting a home with a roommate, treat yourself to peace of mind: an insurance policy that has you both covered.

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Mortgage Rates: You'd Better Shop Around

Get answers to all your burning questions about how to get the best rate for your mortgage or refinance.

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Home Buyers: 3 Signs It's Time to Enlist a Real Estate Pro

You can research the market and attend open houses on your own, but call in a local real estate agent when you’re ready to take your home search to the next level.

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Are You Covered If Winter Weather Damages Your Home?

Heavy snow and ice can cause major headaches for homeowners, from collapsed roofs to fallen trees and flooded basements. Depending on your insurance policy, you could be liable.

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Low Down Payment Home Loans: Which is Best for You?

Changes to FHA loans and new 3-percent-down non-FHA loans could put homeownership within your reach today.

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4 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter

A little extra care may be needed to show off your property’s assets during the cold and snowy months.

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2015 Real Estate Predictions You Can Count On

Looking to make your fortune in real estate this year? These proclamations offer wisdom to guide you.

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The 3 Most Important Mortgage Documents You'll Sign

Don’t be caught off guard on closing day. Knowing your way around the paperwork will help you feel more confident about what you’re signing.

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5 Home Insurance Decisions It's Risky to Make on Your Own

Many insurance providers let you choose coverage limits and deductibles — but making big decisions without expert help might not be worth the gamble.

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Buying a Home in 2015: 3 Resolutions to Make It Happen

Is 2015 the year you get serious about your home search? These three resolutions can help you pull it off.

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4 Financial Trends for 2015

Tired of renting? Uncertain about retirement? You’re not alone. Here’s a look at four major financial issues facing Americans.

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Renters: Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

While you save up your down payment, take these 5 steps to get you closer to closing.

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Hottest Neighborhoods, Best Places to Tailgate and More in Columbus

We asked locals to share what it’s like to live in Ohio’s capital.

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Real Estate Q&A: Condo HOA Documents & Nuisance Odors

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

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