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  1. Have The Right Condo Insurance?

    Have The Right Condo Insurance?

    How well does your condo's master-insurance policy protect you? Here's why you'll probably need separate insurance for your ...
  2. 12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal

    12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal

    A long list of things needs to happen before a home becomes yours. Find out what to expect.
  3. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome common home-buying fears and feel confident ...
  4. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    Don't let a slow real estate market drag you down - steer clear of these pitfalls.
  5. 9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations

    9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations

    Restrictive rules and high fees are just some of the things to watch out for before joining an HOA.
  6. 5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

    5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

    Insurance policies come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Shop carefully and the right policies will go a long way towards ...
  7. Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance

    Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance

    Having to buy flood insurance shouldn't be a surprise. Find out what you need to know when purchasing or refinancing a house. ...
  8. How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    Find out how to determine whether refinancing will put you ahead or even more behind.
  9. What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    Shopping for your dream retirement home in Bellingham, Brevard, Charleston and Tucson
  10. Buying Auto Insurance For Your Teen Driver

    Buying Auto Insurance For Your Teen Driver

    When parents of a teen first watch their baby take the wheel, they may be too busy seeing the years flash to focus on the ...
  11. 5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay

    5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay

    You drive below the speed limit when another driver plows into your car. You assume their insurance company should pay, but ...
  12. Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate

    Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate

    Whether moving across town or across the country you probably have a very long to-do list, but don't let insurance matters ...
  13. It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    This type of insurance protects your assets and future wages against lawsuits. Find out if it might benefit you.
  14. How To Compare Home Insurance Companies

    How To Compare Home Insurance Companies

    There's a ton of information out there. Here's how to organize it and find the best company and best rates when you insure ...
  15. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  16. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
  17. Calculating The Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

    Calculating The Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

    The amount of money you save by paying your mortgage off quickly will far exceed any benefit from the mortgage interest tax ...
  18. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    These common mistakes occur when you allow your emotions to take over.
  19. Playing Hardball When Selling Your Home

    Playing Hardball When Selling Your Home

    Using these strategies will help you get more cash when selling your house.
  20. Top 10 Ways To Get Top Dollar For Your Car

    Top 10 Ways To Get Top Dollar For Your Car

    Find out what steps you can take to reduce the depreciation of your vehicle.
  21. Will Filing An Insurance Claim Raise Your Rates?

    Will Filing An Insurance Claim Raise Your Rates?

    An accident can mean higher insurance costs - even if it wasn't your fault.
  22. How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    Self-driving vehicles are coming fast, and they’re going to radically change what it’s like to get from point A to point ...
  23. The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages

    The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages

    Find out how being a veteran can save you money on your mortgage.
  24. Home Loans For Disaster Recovery

    Home Loans For Disaster Recovery

    There are numerous government programs available for people who need financial help recovering from a household disaster. ...
  25. Attention Home Buyers! Why You Need A Lawyer

    Attention Home Buyers! Why You Need A Lawyer

    Property transactions are complex and subject to specific state/local rules. A professional can simplify the process.
  26. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Searching for a house is a pressure filled task filled with quick decisions which could affect your financial future. Here ...
  27. Cut Commissions With

    Cut Commissions With "For Sale By Owner" Sales

    It takes a lot more work, but selling your home without a realtor can have benefits.
  28. 4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property

    4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property

    Learning these concepts is the first step in getting into the real estate investment game.
  29. 5 Tips For Recession House Hunters

    5 Tips For Recession House Hunters

    Follow these five tips to get a leg up on rival bargain hunters.
  30. 6 Good Reasons To Get Renter's Insurance

    6 Good Reasons To Get Renter's Insurance

    If you rent, you still need insurance for personal property and if anyone is injured at your place. The good news: It also ...
  31. 5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping A Flop

    5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping A Flop

    If you're just looking to get rich quick, you could end up in the poorhouse.
  32. Measuring The Benefits Of Home Ownership

    Measuring The Benefits Of Home Ownership

    Price appreciation is the biggest factor, but it's not the only thing to consider.
  33. Mortgages: Fixed-Rate Versus Adjustable-Rate

    Mortgages: Fixed-Rate Versus Adjustable-Rate

    Both of these have advantages and disadvantages depending on your financial needs and prospects.
  34. The Truth About Real Estate Prices

    The Truth About Real Estate Prices

    Historical housing price data suggests ongoing increases in housing prices, but these numbers don't tell the whole truth. ...
  35. Cheap Car Insurance For College Students

    Cheap Car Insurance For College Students

    6 ways to get the best car insurance quotes during those years when insurance companies rate you as a high-risk customer.
  36. Leasing to Section 8 Tenants?

    Leasing to Section 8 Tenants?

    Real estate investors and landlords: It's worthwhile to investigate the section 8 market. Learn about the pros and cons of ...
  37. What unforeseen circumstances affect what I'll pay in capital gains taxes?

    What unforeseen circumstances affect what I'll pay in capital gains taxes?

    The IRS has outlined some unique circumstances that could qualify you for a reduced capital gains tax exclusion.
  38. How does my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio affect my ability to get a mortgage?

    How does my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio affect my ability to get a mortgage?

    Find out how much your debt-to-income ratio affects your ability to get a good mortgage rate when buying a home.
  39. Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    Yes; you can buy homes directly from Fannie Mae. Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored ...
  40. Selling Your House? Avoid These Mistakes

    Selling Your House? Avoid These Mistakes

    Don't put the sale of your home at risk by committing one of these dirty deeds.
  41. Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    These simple projects can add value to your property without taking too much out of your wallet.
  42. On average, what can I expect my private mortgage insurance (PMI) rate to be?

    On average, what can I expect my private mortgage insurance (PMI) rate to be?

    Learn the several factors that come into play when insurance companies determine the private mortgage insurance rate for ...
  43. Why do I need to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    Why do I need to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    The extra interest payments caused by private mortgage insurance may seem excessive, but there's a good reason lenders need ...
  44. 7 Ways To Consolidate Debt

    7 Ways To Consolidate Debt

    Different loan sources to use when you consolidate debt.
  45. Top Websites For Home Sales

    Top Websites For Home Sales

    Online real estate sites can save you time and effort in finding your next home. Our guide will help you choose the best ...
  46. Using Home Equity Loans For Debt Consolidation

    Using Home Equity Loans For Debt Consolidation

    A home equity loan or line of credit is a convenient way to consolidate debts, cut your interest rate and gain a tax deduction. ...
  47. How To Shop For Mortgage Rates

    How To Shop For Mortgage Rates

    Take these 5 steps to getting the lowest possible rate for your mortgage. Small percentage differences can mean big savings ...
  48. 6 Ways Homeowners Can Dispute an Absurdly Low Appraisal

    6 Ways Homeowners Can Dispute an Absurdly Low Appraisal

    Count it as one of the most frustrating and disappointing of all real estate quandaries.
  49. How To Find The Best Real Estate Agent

    How To Find The Best Real Estate Agent

    Most people don't have the time, expertise or motivation to go it alone and finding a good real estate agent becomes essential ...
  50. Find The Best Home Insurance Quotes

    Find The Best Home Insurance Quotes

    Home insurance rates are on the rise. Analysts expect the cost to insure your home will continue to inch upward, putting ...
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