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We spend a lot of time in our homes, which is why it’s important to ensure that they’re a safe and healthy...
Whether your goal is to lose one or 100, shedding pounds is no walk in the park (pardon the pun). If you’re...
Mid adult woman painting chair with paint roller with yellow color. Are you getting ready to haul that so-called junk out of...
Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds, and other Halloween activities in Marin and Sonoma Counties in California?  Scroll...
History of Labor Day Labor Day 2019 On September 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker...
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...

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 […]