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How to afford emergency home repairs

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A home’s mechanical systems, exterior features and large appliances don’t last forever. Even with regular maintenance, sometimes an expensive-to-fix item will fail. So figuring out how …

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Will climate change make your house worthless?

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  Climate change may already be affecting your biggest investment. Rising sea levels are driving home prices down, a study by researchers at the Wharton School of the …

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Betty White would totally approve of this real estate trend

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  By one measure, the hottest trend in housing has gone to the dogs.   As in pet dogs.   Some 60 million American households, about …

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You’ll need more than $1 million to retire in these US cities

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20 insider secrets for selling your home

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Whether you’ve been offered a job across the country or you’ve found the perfect home in your dream neighborhood, it might be time to sell your house. …

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20 critical things to consider before buying a house

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Buying a home is a great investment and a very big deal. But there’s no going back once you sign that purchase agreement. For that reason, …

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These cities saw the biggest rise in home prices this year

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It’s never easy buying a house, and in certain cities, real estate is coming at an increasingly higher cost, now more than ever. Following the onset …

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Understanding the basics of real estate options

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  When it comes to real estate investing, there are many ways to get involved in the market and make a profit.   A homeowner might …

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15 places where home burglaries on are on the rise

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So it looks like the burglars are going back to work. A study of crime rates in 27 international cities showed that burglaries fell by 28% under lockdown …

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Understanding property valuations

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  If you’re applying for a mortgage, you probably expect the lender to take a look at your income, debt, credit history, employment and assets. There’s another …

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Blockchain in real estate: 4 benefits to know

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  While it may not seem intuitive, real estate is one of many industries with potential blockchain applications. In fact, blockchain may even provide a superior …

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Boomers own the most homes in America. Here’s why

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  Mortgages are the largest debt owned by many Americans, which is why it’s often recommended that homeowners pay off their balances before they retire. That …

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13 spooky, haunted homes across America

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Almost a third of Americans surveyed are willing to live with a friendly ghost, according to Realtor.com’s latest annual Halloween housing survey. In fact, 63% of …

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Are you facing eviction? Here’s what you need to know

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  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new moratorium on evictions of tenants on August 3, 2021. The order, which expired on Oct. 3, applies to …

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Step inside Neil Patrick Harris’ NYC brownstone

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The five-story Harlem brownstone traces its history all the way back to 1908 and served as a speakeasy for Irish mill workers, a music school for …

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The most amazing waterfront homes on the market

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Coastal beaches, secluded riverfronts, ocean views, private islands: These are some of the offerings you’ll find included with these extravagant recently listed homes. If you’re looking …

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These eco-friendly home repairs will also save you money

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Converting a house into an environmentally friendly structure does not necessarily require installing an elaborate solar array on the roof or adding space-age construction materials — …

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Tiny home communities in every state

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More house, more problems Ah, the tiny home movement. We all know that relative or friend or colleague who shares their Pinterest board and Instagram posts …

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Here’s where US homeowners are slammed with the highest property taxes

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Though it was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the May 17 tax filing deadline has finally passed. If you’re a homeowner, that means you’re …

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Rock star Tommy Lee’s new home is a zen sanctuary

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Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee is changing his address and trading the celebrity-packed city of Calabasas for Brentwood, one of L.A.’ coolest neighborhoods. Image Credit: Mike McNamara, ZenHouse. …

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Want to save money? Make this home repair before summer

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  With temperatures soon to rise across the United States, homeowners should be making an appointment with their local heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor. …

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16 simple ways to save on homeowners insurance

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Buying homeowners insurance is essential to help protect against losses that affect your house or its contents. In fact, a lack of adequate insurance coverage could …

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In photos: How the American home has changed since the 1800s

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The American home has changed dramatically over the years, but some things remain fundamental: the rooms we use, the reliability we need, the intimacy we desire. With this …

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4 ways to upgrade your home

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Upgrades to a home can include interior or exterior changes, and both can add interest and value to a home. Exterior home improvements can add to …

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15 easy ways to boost your home’s value

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Are home warranties really worth it?

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If you’re looking to buy a new home, you’ve likely heard about home warranty coverage. This type of warranty is designed to cover repairs and replacements …