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These Apps Will Make Your Next Move a Breeze

A little organization will make packing and settling in less exhausting.

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4 Local Factors That Impact Your Mortgage Process

Working with a lender who is familiar with the customs in your area is essential.

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Pros and Cons of Buying a Foreclosed Home

Buyers in search of a bargain may be tempted by foreclosed home listings. But are they as great a deal as they seem?

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Do's and Don'ts of Online Vacation Rental Sites

Whether you’re booking a vacation villa or making some extra cash by welcoming paying guests into your home, you’ll want to take steps to protect your investment.

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Smart Watering Tips for Every Gardener

Plan and plant a garden suitable for your yard’s conditions, then stick to a schedule and watch for warning signs of trouble.

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The Home Buyers' Guide to Getting a Mortgage

Understanding the loan process will put your mind at ease as you start down the road to homeownership.

Downtown Raleigh

A Raleigh Roundup: Southern Charm Meets Big City Attractions

Area locals reveal the city’s best kept secrets.

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How to Create an Emergency Evacuation Kit

You’ll need these items if you have to leave home at a moment’s notice.

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Hot Liability Issues in the Summertime

Before you dive into summer fun, make sure your insurance policies have you covered.

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Lease Agreements: 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Negotiate

From reduced pet rent to extra parking passes, when it comes to rental perks, it never hurts to ask.

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Making the Most of an Open House Visit

Here are some best practices for buyers at all ends of the home-buying spectrum.

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Everything You Need to Know About Jumbo Mortgages

Many non-conforming loan requirements are more flexible than you might think.

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Are You Really Ready to Sell Your Home?

Listing just to see what happens may seem like a good idea, but putting a home on the market too soon can backfire in a big way.

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How to Prepare for a Temporary Move

Pack the bare necessities, or all the creature comforts? Rent out your home or put everything in storage? It all depends on where you’re headed, and for how long.

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Your 3-Phase Plan for a Stress-Free Vacation

Get the most from your getaway with expert vacation-planning advice from DorothyTheOrganizer.

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