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Pros & Cons of Buying a Condo – Is It Worth...

If you're thinking of buying a condo, there are lots of reasons why it might be a smart move right now. Condos have never...
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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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Top 10 Most Affordable U.S. Cities to Live In

While you've probably fantasized about living in an affordable vacation destination, it might not be in the cards for your family. Moving to a...
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Renting vs. Buying a House – How to Make a Decision,...

Given the hefty upfront costs associated with purchasing a home, most young people begin their independent lives renting an apartment. As they build careers, save...
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Where Should I Live? – 14 Factors to Help You Decide...

Relocating is an overwhelming prospect, especially on a deadline. Deciding where to live involves a lot of considerations, and the choice you make can dramatically impact your quality of life. So before you move, pore over these factors to avoid making a costly or anxiety-inducing mistake.
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Communal Living & Cohousing – Types & Benefits of Intentional Communities

For most Americans, housing is the single biggest expense in their personal budget. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average household spends...
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Building a Prefab Home – Types, Cost, Pros & Cons

Don't let the term "prefab home" scare you away - today's prefabricated homes (also termed "building systems" by the National Association of Home Builders), are...
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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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How to Become a Section 8 Housing Landlord – Requirements, Pros...

Most landlords don't think highly of the Section 8 housing program. Over the years, I've heard dozens of myths about it. Landlords see it...
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7 Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas that Increase Home Value (And...

With the real estate market still in a slump, more and more people have decided not to sell their home. Instead, they have chosen...
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6 Tips to Get Approved for a Home Mortgage Loan

Some people don't know the first thing about getting a mortgage loan. They hear reports of dropping interest rates and lower home prices and...
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Buying an Old House? – Common Problems, Hidden Costs & Benefits

America has lots of old houses. According to Eye on Housing, the average owner-occupied structure was about 37 years old in 2016, the most...