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Tips for Finding a Good Neighborhood
April 17, 2014

One of the challenges of buying a home can be finding a good neighborhood. For someone new to the area, it isn't always apparent if a given neighborhood is on the way up or in decline.

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5 Myths About Homeownership and Taxes
April 15, 2014

Today is Tax Day, which makes it an appropriate time to talk about tax matters. We already covered homeowner tax deductions last month, so here's a roundup of some persistent myths about taxes and...

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Don't Confuse These Mortgage Terms
April 11, 2014

Shopping for a mortgage can involve a steep learning curve. For many, it's a strange, new world of alien concepts and unfamiliar words. Adding to the confusion is that many of those concepts and words seem to be similar in meaning, but are actually quite different.

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Home Equity Loans and Remodeling
April 10, 2014

Seeing that your home's bathroom is falling apart or that the kitchen needs remodeling is easy enough to figure out. Understanding the home improvement loan options to pay for the work can be a lot trickier.

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The Five Year Rule and Buying a Home
April 04, 2014

Thinking of buying a starter home but not sure if it's the right decision for you? Something real estate experts call the Five Year Rule can be a useful guide.