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How Much Renters Insurance Do I Need and What Does It...

If you're wondering whether your current living situation warrants renters insurance coverage, it's important to consider the potential costs of carrying it — or choosing not to. Read on to learn about what renters insurance covers and how to calculate how much renters insurance coverage you need.
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8 Best Home Equity Loan & HELOC Rates for 2021

Homeowners with ample equity have a ready-made source of low-cost capital to finance significant expenses: their home’s equity. If you’re shopping for a home equity loan or line of credit in the hope of taking advantage of low interest rates, get the scoop on the lenders with the best rates.
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15 Best Cities to Buy a Rental Property for Investment in...

"I want to buy a rental property, but the numbers don't work in the city where I live." It's a common conundrum for would-be rental...
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9 Types of Real Estate Investments Compared

You have plenty of real estate investment options to choose from, whether you want a fast one-time payout, hands-on work, or completely passive income. Here are some popular options to help you start building your real estate empire.
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How to Pull Equity Out of Your Home – 5 Best...

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, pundits loved to gripe about “homeowners using their homes as ATMs.” Sure, just because you can take...
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What to Do If You’re Underwater (Upside Down) on Your Home...

Also known as being upside-down, to be underwater on your mortgage means to owe more than your home is worth. A drop in the housing market, falling behind on your mortgage, or new information about the home’s condition can put you underwater. Here’s what to do if you’re underwater on your mortgage.
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Eviction Process for Tenants – What to Do If You Get...

Eviction is a trying process for everyone involved. Knowing your rights as a tenant ahead of time helps you navigate the process with less confusion and stress, especially if you feel that you’re being unfairly evicted. Follow these tips to protect yourself as a tenant during the eviction process.
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7 Ways to Sell Your Home Without Hosting an Open House

Although open houses might be great fun for curious neighbors and looky-loos, do they offer any value to sellers? Maybe, but there are also better options in our technology-driven day and age. Read about some of your choices and learn the top ways to sell your home without hosting an open house.
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25 Vintage Home Decor Ideas to Add Rustic Charm to Your...

You don’t have to buy and renovate an old Victorian beauty to have a vintage-feeling home. In fact, you don’t even need to spend much money, especially if you’re willing to get your hands dusty. Here are 25 ways to create true vintage charm in even the blandest cookie-cutter home.
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Urban vs Suburban vs Rural Living – Differences to Consider Where...

The COVID-19 pandemic hit many American cities hard. In fact, many city dwellers are thinking about moving to a less populated area. But is that really the smartest move for your health or finances? Before selling your home, first examine the true cost of living in urban, suburban, and rural areas.
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22 College Towns That You Can Live in Forever

Big cities are exciting and full of opportunity, but they’re also expensive. Dozens of smaller U.S. college towns offer economies and cultures that mimic large coastal cities without eye-popping housing costs or long commutes. Here are our picks for the top college towns for nonstudents.
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Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay: 1 in 3 Americans Would Join a...

As a result of financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, rent strikes have cropped up in many cities. But tenant strikes can be a divisive topic. To get a better read on where people stand on them, we asked Americans what they would do if they had the opportunity to join the movement.