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Pros & Cons of Refinancing Your Home Mortgage Loan

Like millions of other homeowners paying more than necessary each month, you can take advantage of current low interest rates by refinancing your mortgage loan. But it’s not always the best decision. Before you can decide, you need to know more about the pros and cons of refinancing.
Apartment Lease Agreement

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,...
Upside Down House Mortgage

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.
Relocating Vs Remodeling

Relocating vs. Remodeling – Deciding Whether to Stay or Move

Historically, almost two-thirds of households in America live in a place they own. Homeownership is a key prong of the American dream, and according...
Relocate Cant Sell House

6 Options If You Need to Relocate and Can’t Sell Your...

In June of 2010, my husband and I relocated from Columbus, Ohio, to Lafayette, Indiana, so that he could start a new job. Our...
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Rules

First-Time & Repeat Home Buyer Tax Credit – Rules and Limits

If you were one of the millions of people who became a homeowner between 2008 and 2010, whether it was your first time or...
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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.
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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...
Home Affordability Calculator

How Much House Can I Afford? – Home Affordability Calculator

House hunting is a bit like dating. Sometimes, you fall for the wrong person - or the wrong house. It's not at all unusual...
Most Affordable Cities

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...
Buying Second Vacation Home

Buying a Second Vacation Home – Pros & Cons, Things to...

According to Money Magazine, now is the time to purchase if you're considering a second or vacation home. Across the country, prices are near or below...