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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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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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How to Withdraw from Your 401k or IRA for the Down...

Buying a home can be a big step towards securing your financial future, but saving for the down payment can be very time-consuming. However, if you already...
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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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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 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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22 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 Francisco...
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Should I Save for a Down Payment on a House or...

When you're preparing to buy a home, it's important to get your finances in order. Not only will you have to be organized to...
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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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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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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 Is an FHA 203k Mortgage Loan – Requirements for Home...

Whether you're interested in snapping up a bargain home and renovating it to meet your needs, or you have a kitchen full of outdated appliances...