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Increase Your Home's Value So You Can Sell It For More

If you're interested in selling your home, it's important to try to improve it so that you don't have to reduce its price, as 22 percent of homeowners have had to do at least once. It's valuable to know what potential buyers...
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7 Biggest Home Buying Mistakes

Whether you're a first-time buyer or you've been around the block a few times, there are certain home buying mistakes that trip people up time and time again. Before you sign on the dotted line to purchase your next...
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Mortgages in 2014: How New Requirements Will Affect Homebuyers

SUMMARY: Starting this year, mortgages are newly impacted by now-codified Consumer Financial Protection Bureau guidelines. And so, for first-time buyers seeking a mortgage, or those just returning to the housing market since...
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The Power of a Full House: Investors, Beware of Vacant Home Insurance Prices

By Justin Stoltzfus. March 2, 2014 There are a number of wild cards in traditional real estate investment, and one of them is an issue that will hit anyone who has to deal with a property that's on the market for any...
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Is 2014 Your Year to Refinance?

By James O'Brien. March 22, 2014 For homeowners looking to refinance, recent years have represented a remarkable run of low interest rates and special programs for leveraging new mortgage terms -- even if your home...
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Tips for This Housing Market

Who isn't worried about the value of their home in this market? Numerous articles have been written about whether we're in the midst of a housing bubble and when the housing boom will end. The tone is reminiscent of...
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Your Home as a Source of Income in Retirement

If you're concerned that you may not be able to live comfortably on your retirement income, or if you'd simply like to improve your retirement lifestyle, you might want to take a fresh look at your home. In addition to being...
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This Is Not Your Grandmother's Real Estate Market

The U.S. housing market continues to roar, prompting increasingly ominous media reports of a housing 'bubble.' A national bubble remains unlikely, but there are increasing indications that prices in some prime markets -...
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All Mortgages are Not Created Equal

Five common, yet avoidable, mistakes made when shopping for a mortgage. Not exploring all your financing options. There are several things to consider before selecting a mortgage, depending on your situation. For...
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New Mortgage Bonanza

The financial institutions have become more and more aggressive at marketing new, hybrid mortgages. Today the ads seem too good to be true, save thousands each month, interest rates at 1 or 2% - if it sounds too good to be...
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Real Estate investments: A Brief Discussion of Investment Real Estate

Can your House be considered "Investment Real Estate"? Many homeowners have often considered their home the best investment they ever made. This perception is fostered more by the long-term holding period of most homes...
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The Mortgage 'Pay Off' Dilemma

Quite often, and particularly when approaching retirement, clients pose the question if and when they should pay off their mortgage. The answer to this question not only has critical financial considerations, but later...
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