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10 Things to Consider When Adding on to Your Home

A home addition is a complicated task requiring a great deal of planning and, sometimes, a great deal of money. In order to save time, stress, and dollars, consider the following checklist before embarking on your home...

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Smart Kids Rooms that Grow with Time

(Family Features)—Costs for furnishing and decorating a child’s room can mount quickly, but with careful planning and a few smart purchases, the decisions you make for that nursery or toddler’s room can create a functional and clutter...

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Q: How Do You Decide Whether to Add on to an Existing Home or Purchase a New One?

A: There are a few things to consider, including cost, individual needs, and what will add value down the road. Also important: your emotional attachment to the existing home.

As designer and builder P...

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Foreclosure. Legal action instigated by a lender to end all ownership rights when mortgage payments have not been kept up.

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Great Late August Chores You Never Thought Of

As summer comes to a close, it can be difficult to start thinking about battening down for fall when it seems like summer just arrived. But if homeowners are looking for a few good August projects that will see them through to next summer, Danny Lipfor...

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Back-to-School House Rules That Work

Every new school year begins with a clean slate; the kids are a year older, new schedules are in place, and new house rules may need to be established in order for the household to run smoothly. But it isn’t always easy.

 

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Word of the Day

Assessed value. A value placed on a property by an agency of the government for taxation and other purposes.

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Q: How Does the Seller Determine What Rate to Provide?

A: The interest rate on a purchase money note is negotiable, as are the other terms in a seller-financed transaction. To get an idea about what to charge, sellers can check with a lender or mortgage broker to determine...

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10 Signs You Are Ready to Invest in Real Estate

When it comes to property investment, timing is everything. Ultimately, choosing the right time to enter the market will have a significant impact on the long-term success of your investment.

But how can you as an investor know whether the ti...

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Why Your Kid Shouldn t Be Guzzling Energy Drinks

Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miam...

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