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A Retiree’s Guide to the Best U.S. Cities to Live

Find out which U.S. cities have retirees flocking to them for their low cost of living and high quality of life. If you’re 55+ years of age, or know someone who is considering retiring, learn about which U.S. city best suits your particular retirement lifestyle.

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Ready to Pay Off Your Mortgage? Here Are 7 Ways to Speed Up the Process

Trying to determine how to pay off your mortgage faster? Here are a few ways that you can chip away at the amount you owe to pay off your mortgage sooner.

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7 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Listing to Sell

The real estate pros talk about the most common mistakes sellers make when listing their homes—and how you can avoid them.

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What to Know About Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

A few things to consider about what mortgage prepayment means for your finances and liquidity.

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20 Small Towns Perfect for a Winter Getaway

Destinations for great wintertime getaways. Whether you prefer snowshoes or pool floats, there’s a spot for you.

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Best Boutique Hotels for Design Lovers 2018

See our top picks for the best boutique properties across the county for the design enthusiast. Some are bold and statement-making, others understated and subdued, all of them worth the experience of taking in the design.

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How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent in 9 Steps

Every home buying and selling experience is unique. The market will change, as will your needs, your budget, time frame, tastes, and the length and depth of your search. Here’s how you can find the right real estate agent to guide you through the home buying or selling process.

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7 Instances When Renting Is Better Than Buying

Homeownership may seem like a financially smart move, but if you don’t have a strong enough credit score or are shopping in a seller’s market, renting may be the better option. Here are seven instances when renting may beat buying.

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Are You Ready to Buy a House?

Thinking of making the leap from renting to buying? Here are five questions that will help you determine if you’re ready to buy a house, plus tips from the pros.

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64 Projects to Increase
Home Resale Value This Weekend

When we think of increasing resale value, big reno projects are often prioritized. But there are plenty of minor tasks that can be done with just as much effect. Boost your home’s resale value this weekend with these 64 projects, big and small.

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57 Things You Can Do This Weekend
to Increase Your Curb Appeal

Increasing your home’s curb appeal can make you the envy of the neighborhood and give you a leg up in the real estate market. Here are 57 things you can do in a weekend to increase your home’s curb appeal.

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Growing Cities and Affordable Housing: The Effects of Rapid Urban Development

More than 80% of Americans now live in cities, but as our urban areas continue to grow, the effects of rapid urban development can throw a wrench into housing availability and affordability, school populations, and urban infrastructure. Bill Rohe of the University of North Carolina’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies and Carol Krinsky of New York University weigh in.

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When a Home Purchase Goes Awry: The Home Buying Problems We Don’t Talk About

The process of purchasing a home can be overwhelming, even when everything goes smoothly. But what about when things don’t go according to plan? Hear about the hidden traps that can thwart real estate transactions—and how to avoid them.

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Fostering Community with Shared Space

Explore the idea of life in a pocket neighborhood, learning about everything involved, from the benefits of community interaction to the challenges of zoning.

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