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Realtor.com: Cheap Flooring Ideas

Cheap Flooring Ideas: 4 Attractive and Inexpensive Alternatives to Hardwood By Terri Williams | Jul 27, 2018 andreygonchar/ istock New floors do a lot for a home. They can brighten up the darkest of interiors and are all but guaranteed to add value to your property. Most homeowners consider installing new floors a huge renovation project that comes with a …

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5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

RealtorMag has compiled information about the top reasons for delayed closings. This is why it’s important to not only work with a realtor you trust to navigate the local market for the best inspectors or title companies, but also to work with a lender that will actively help you ensure your financing comes through! 5 …

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A Mile-High Building Boom in Denver (Realtor.com)

As Denver market continues to grow so will ours here in Summit County.  A Mile-High Building Boom in Denver  By Candace Jackson | Oct 13, 2017 RYAN DAVID BROWN FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL A booming tech industry and strong job market have fueled an apartment-building frenzy in the midsize, mile-high city of Denver. Neighborhoods once filled with rundown 19th-century warehouses, modest apartment …

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Flip, Rent, or Hold: The Best Investment Option (Realtor®Mag)

Realtor®Mag helps outline some of the pros and cons to flipping, renting or holding you home. (Source Realtor.com®)  Flip, Rent, or Hold: The Best Investment Option DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 What are the pros and cons of each type of real estate investment, and which ones are the most profitable? …

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6 Home Renovations That Pamper Pets Beyond Compare (Realtor.com)

Because I have such a soft-spot for my girl, Playa here’s some renovations meant specifically for our furry-friends…. 6 Home Renovations That Pamper Pets Beyond Compare By Jennifer Geddes | Sep 5, 2017 Fly_dragonfly/iStock You know your pets are genuine members of the family when you start to think about renovating your house specifically to accommodate their needs. Of course …

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6 Things You Should Never Let Movers Touch

6 Things You Should Never Let Movers Touch By Angela Colley So after years of DIY/friend-assisted moves, you’ve finally decided to hire movers. As a fellow lazy convenience-minded person, I salute you. The heavy-lifting, traffic-negotiating, stair-climbing nightmare parts of moving day are out of your hands. But before you kick back and start daydreaming of sleeping in …

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5 Home-Buying Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Retirement

5 Home-Buying Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Retirement By Daniel Bortz Buying a home is a major step toward building a solid, secure financial future—so whether you’ve made the plunge into ownership or are aiming to soon, you should pat yourself on the back! (This, of course, is not as easy as it seems.) And …

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7 Bathroom Renovations That Really Pay Off

7 Bathroom Renovations That Really Pay Off  By Margaret Heidenry Let’s get real: The first room you stumble into in the morning—bleary-eyed, dazed, and yawning—should be a soothing oasis. A bathroom that achieves those lofty heights? That’s a bathroom you can love. That’s why these most special of rooms are second only to kitchens as the areas homeowners …

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Non-Bank Servicers Creating Bigger Mortgage Problems

Non-Bank Servicers Creating Bigger Mortgage Problems By Catherine Curan It’s hard to find a more sympathetic foreclosure story than Kathleen Conrad’s. The disabled widow of a Marine who served in Vietnam, Conrad, 66, lives in a rundown Westchester house the couple bought in 1999, realizing their modest version of the America dream. But after her …

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