In The Neighborhood

With everything that goes into selling a home, it can be easy to forget some of the last-minute details. But, beware—buyers can...
Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to...
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. As borrowed from Readers Digest....
For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis. A fresh coat of paint in the...
It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down and homeowners are rushing to get their...
How to Keep Relatives From Spoiling Your Kids
It’s natural to want to make children happy, but they also need rules and boundaries. Sometimes well-meaning relatives spoil kids in ways...
Real estate agent welcoming visitors
Many real estate agents consider an open house a vital part of the home-selling process. An open house allows several prospective buyers...
How to Keep Your Home Safe When You Go Away
If you’re planning to travel for several days or weeks, you need to take some precautions before you leave to protect your...
Hoping to renovate or remodel a space yourself? While certain jobs should be left to the pros, there are a few you...
Couple decorating their new house
When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start...
5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture
While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly...
Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...

January 22, 2018
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Buying a Car When You Have an Upside-Down Loan

Owing more on a car loan than the car is worth—called being “upside down” on a loan—can make buying a new vehicle difficult. The negative equity […]
March 24, 2018
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Expert Insights: Why Do Lenders Require a Down Payment?

It protects them should you default on the loan, especially if you fail to make payments in the early years of the loan when more is […]
March 27, 2018
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Mortgage Options When Interest Rates Are Rising

Mortgage rates have been relatively low for years. Seeing them inch up can cause home shoppers to panic and possibly put their home purchase on hold. […]
March 29, 2018
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Title Problems to Resolve Before Selling Your Home

Whether it’s embarrassment or a messy home sale transaction you want to avoid, clearing up some title restrictions before a home sale can make both less […]