Caulking Tips for a Watertight Seal

Caulk is a basic necessity for any homeowner. It’s one of those household essentials, like duct tape or scissors. As one of those just-in-case DIY supplies, caulk is handy for a variety of projects and repairs. The last time caulk…
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How Long Does It Take to Close on a House_

How Long Does It Take to Close on a House?

Closing is the golden moment when both you and the seller have signed the contract and the home is yours, yours, yours. If you want to close as quickly as possible, it helps to know the factors that contribute to…
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Should I Buy a Model Home?

Model homes! They beckon alluringly, full of pricey upgrades and every conceivable bell and whistle. They are designed to sell a given development or specific builder’s homes by making them look good. Should you buy a model home, though? There…
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Real Estate and Cryptocurrency_ What's the Deal_

Real Estate and Cryptocurrency: What’s the Deal?

Cryptocurrencies, the most famous of which is Bitcoin, are the subject of varying reactions. Some have invested in it heavily and heralded it as the future of financial transactions. Others have warned against it, citing its volatility. Despite these concerns,…
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Tax Deductions Real Estate Investors Earn

Tax Deductions Real Estate Investors Earn

If you're like me, you may have always wondered, "What's the allure of investing in real estate?" Many landlords have to deal with a variety of tenants on the spectrum from perfect to destructive. However, the allure of part-time income…
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Four Situations Where You Should Turn Your Home into an Investment Property Instead of Selling

Four Situations Where You Should Turn Your Home into an Investment Property Instead of Selling

When it comes time to sell your home and move into another, should you always sell? There are some situations where the smarter move might be to rent it out rather than sell it. But, as with every financial decision,…
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12 Websites to Sell and Give Away Your Stuff On

There’s nothing like moving to make you realize how much stuff you have. Old clothes. Tons of books and DVDs you haven’t read or watched since college. File cabinets you no longer need because you’ve digitized what they used to…
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Tips for De-escalating Roommate Disagreements

Tips for De-escalating Roommate Disagreements

Having a roommate brings many advantages and disadvantages, and with time, you’ll discover them all. They help save money on the bills since everything is cut in half — or more if you have multiple roommates. They can be your…
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Home Buying Advice From Your Parents That You Can Ignore

When it comes to major life decisions, it’s often good to know that generations before you have gone through the same thing. Buying a home, getting married, paying taxes and deciding on a career — chances are, you can get…
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How to Find Out Who Owns Your Apartment

How to Find Out Who Owns Your Apartment

Sometimes, you want to find out who owns your apartment, or maybe an apartment in your neighborhood. Maybe the property management company isn’t taking care of it, and you want to contact the property owner as a renter or someone…
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