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House Hacking: 10 Real Estate Strategies to Live for Free

According to Business Insider, Americans blow an average of 37% of their after-tax income on one expense: housing. Imagine what you could do with...
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24 Most Affordable Cities to Live in for Renters – Find...

How much does your apartment cost? Depending on where you live, your answer is likely to vary - a lot.According to RentJungle, the average San...
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How to Pay Rent With a Credit Card – Should You...

Can and should you pay your rent with a credit card? It depends on several factors like your motivation for doing so, the intermediary you’re using (cheaper is not always better), and which credit card you plan to use. Learn why you might want to pay your rent by credit card, when you should think twice about it, and how to get the best deal if and when you do.
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Home Equity Loan vs. Line of Credit (HELOC) – Which Is...

You have several options to pull equity from your home, the two most common being home equity loans (second mortgages) and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Like any other debt, each of these come with their own risks and advantages. Here’s what you need to know about home equity loans and HELOCs before signing on the dotted line for additional debt.
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14 U.S. Cities With the Worst Traffic & Longest Commute Times

How's your commute?If you're like most Americans, you probably drive to work in a car you own or lease. It takes a little less...
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11 Ways to Significantly Lower Your Taxes as a Real Estate...

Investment properties come with an incredible number of tax advantages.In addition to all the deductible expenses, real estate investors enjoy far more tax benefits...
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What Does Gentrification Mean for Neighborhoods? – Benefits vs. Negative Effects

Suppose you're living in a cheap, somewhat run-down neighborhood in the city. After a while, you notice new people starting to move in: artists,...
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Aging in Place – Costs to Consider & Tips to Save...

The United States is aging, and fast. With roughly 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, we will have more seniors (those over 65) than...
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How to Get Help with Paying Rent – Assistance Programs &...

According to a 2018 study by the Pew Charitable Trusts, 38% of all American renter households put more than three-tenths of pretax income toward...
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How to Sell Your House by Owner – Without a Realtor

Do you really need a real estate agent's help to sell your home? Maybe not, according to a 2007 paper by the National Bureau...
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How to Break an Apartment Lease Agreement Without Penalty

Breaking my apartment lease wasn't the worst financial decision I ever made, but it was definitely one of the scariest. Why? Because, legally speaking,...
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Hard Money Loans for Renovations in Real Estate – Should You...

Depending on who you ask, hard money loans are either the easiest and best source of funding for real estate investors or nightmare loans...