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  1. 7 Ways To Improve Your Home's Sell-ability

    Even in a down market, there are some quick and easy ways to improve the chances ...
  2. 4 Little-Known Ways to Reduce Your Property Taxes

    Here are little known ways you can try to reduce your property tax liability.
  3. 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Home

    Understand five specific mistakes to avoid when buying a new home.
  4. 6 Bad Home Renovations that Don't Add Much Value

    Before you begin any home renovations, make sure they will add to the value of your ...
  5. The Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

    Mortgage lenders don't factor the extra costs into your loan amount. Make sure you ...
  6. Find the Best Homeowners Insurance

    Don't wait for the next Hurricane Sandy or massive oil sands fire to find out if ...
  1. Home Depot Stock Upgraded to 'Buy' Nomura (HD)

    Home Depot received some encouraging comments by analysts at Nomura Securities, who ...
  2. Lumber Liquidators Avoids Product Recall (LL)

    The embattled flooring retailer announced it had reached a settlement with regulators ...
  3. HD Supply Stock Rises Ahead of Q1 Earnings (HDS)

    Wall Street expects the industrial products retailer to deliver an increase in earnings, ...
  4. DR Horton Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect? ...

    There's strong pent up demand for DR Horton-built homes, which will likely translate ...
  5. What to Expect From HD Supply Earnings (HDS)

    The 22% one-month stock gain suggests investors are gearing up for a strong earnings ...
  6. How Martha Stewart Built a Media Empire

    A look into how Martha Stewart took her home-based catering business and turned it ...
  1. Should You Renovate or Move?

    Besides cost, what factors should you consider in deciding whether to remodel your ...
  1. Do mortgage escrow accounts earn interest?

    Paying down monthly mortgage escrow accounts? Will you receive any interest on this payment? If you are, should you put more ...
  1. 7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

    Just moved into a new home? Check out these 7 tips that every new homeowner should ...
  2. Home Renovations That Don't Pay

    Find out which home improvements fail to entice buyers and increase your home's value. ...
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