Real Estate 2017

12 Stories • Available May 2017
To Buy Or Not To Buy

To Buy Or Not To Buy

The millennial generation (typically thought of as encompassing all those born between the years 1981 and 2001) has arrived at the age of maturity -- or so the housing market would like to believ

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The Rental Road

The Rental Road

Renting out your dwelling can be a terrific way to enter the world of real estate, be an investment, create a tax shelter, be a wonderful stopgap when you have to relocate temporarily, or be a co

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Credit Checks

Credit Checks

Ready to move? Whether you want to rent or buy, you need good credit. "You always want to check your credit before applying for a new home loan or a rental," says credit coach Jeanne Kelly, who

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Even if you've had a bankruptcy or eviction, it's possible to rent again. But you need to be prepared for the process. "Be upfront about your financial situation," says Shane Lee of RentHop, a

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Real Estate Investments

Real Estate Investments

House flipping -- buying a house, improving it and then selling it for a profit within a short period of time -- was popular a decade ago, peaking in 2005. That's when TV shows were dedicated to

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Changing It Up

Changing It Up

Getting ready to put your home on the market can be a stressful time, but if you're willing to put in a little time and elbow grease, it doesn't have to put a strain on your bank account. First

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Real Estate Scams

Real Estate Scams

Anyone who handles monetary transactions seems to be subject to endless scams these days. Realtors, buyers, rental management, renters and everyone dealing with the housing industry are all subje

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Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

First impressions make all the difference, and your home's appearance from the outside looking in can command high prices that could get your home sold fast. Every improvement to your home's curb

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Around The Country With $500,000

Around The Country With $500,000

Homebuyers are always looking to get a deal and make a smart investment. Though some might expect that the bigger the house the bigger the price tag, the reality is that no square foot or dollar

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Coming To Terms

Coming To Terms

*Agent, Broker, Salesperson or Realtor? Dear Edith: I have a question on the terminology that realtors use to describe themselves. I see "licensed RE salesperson" and "licensed associate real es

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The Art Of Design

The Art Of Design

The lasting beauty of a house resides, in large part, in the expressiveness of its materials. The honesty of its textures and its natural imperfections are an authentic treasure that gets better

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Privacy, Please

Privacy, Please

We are smack in the middle of summer, and everyone enjoys having some outdoor respite at the end of a warm day. For those living in tiny places, the space challenge can creep outdoors, too. Some

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