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Locking Down Wireless Home Security for Renters

Amp up your safety game with these cutting-edge technology tools and services.


4 Tips for Getting Value From Your Home Inspection

The inspection can be your chance to learn about your potential home and discover possible trouble spots.

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You'll Miss Them When They're Gone: 4 Ways to Protect Your Documents, Photos & Media

Don’t let an unexpected event rob you of your most precious keepsakes.


Subletting: Legal Tips for the Tenant and Subletter

Avoid an unnecessary clash with your landlord by following these subletting guidelines.

Jade plants are toxic to pets and should not be left within their reach.

Keeping Pets Safe Around Plants

Many plants represent a threat to Fido and Fluffy. Protect them with these tips from our gardening expert.


3 Extreme Home-Buying Tactics to Get the House You Want

What can you do if you fear the seller of your dream house will go with another buyer … or if they already have?


Take Steps Toward Financial Independence This 4th of July

As Independence Day approaches, plan toward letting your financial freedom ring.


Maintenance Adds Surprise Costs to Homeownership

Heating and cooling bills, regular maintenance tasks, and system updates can put a dent in your finances.

Home inspection

My Home Passed Inspection, So It’s Perfect, Right?

Even the most experienced home inspectors can’t always detect problems in these four areas.


New Mortgage Disclosure Rules Arm Home Buyers With Information

As of October 1, the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule (TRID) requires lenders to provide consumers with more detailed rate and fee information, and to give them more time to review it before closing.


A Guided Tour of Summer Vacation Insurance

In between making hotel reservations and packing your swimsuit, don’t forget to check your insurance coverage to safeguard your time away.


Contingencies: A Home Buyer's BFF

What if you’re under contract to buy a home, and then find out it’s got big problems? Contingencies can get you off the hook.


Extra Fees That Could Add to the Cost of Your Move

While some moving company add-ons are optional, other charges are out of your control. Know what to expect when you get the movers’ final bill.

Family on the move

5 Ways Families Can Ease the Stress of Moving Day

A little extra planning can go a long way.

Source: Zillow Digs

The 5-Step Plan for Buying a Vacation Home

Turn your getaway daydreams into reality with this streamlined buying guide.

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