How We Saved Money Preparing Our House for Sale

How We Saved Money Preparing Our House for Sale
My husband and I are planning to sell our house in the next few months, but we were concerned about how much we would need to spend to get our house show-ready. Luckily, we called our realtor first and learned we don’t have to spend that much money. Here’s how we saved money preparing our house for sale. About Our House We bought our house in 2014. While not quite a handyman special, it needed...
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How to Maintain Two Homes Efficiently

Many are tempted, but fewer have good ideas starting out how to maintain two homes efficiently. If you’ve ever been tempted to own a second home there are considerations to remember that can help you own and maintain two properties. Before You Buy If you are looking for a second home to purchase and need to buy on a budget, remember that government-backed mortgages such as FHA loans, USDA mortgages,...
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How to Get Out of a Timeshare

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Do you need to learn how to get out of a timeshare? The very first thing you need to do in order to consider your options to ditch a time share property is to review the legally binding contract you signed in order to purchase your interest in the timeshare. You’ll want to review the fine print to make sure you completely understand what clauses, covenants, and legal entanglements you’re subject...
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The 3 Sacred D’s Of Real Estate Investing

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  What are the 3 Sacred Ds of real estate investing? There are plenty of reasons you might need to sell a property or get rid of real estate. Some get unexpected job changes that require them to transfer to other areas, others might not like the way their neighborhood has expanded. Did you wake up to find a big-box retail construction project too close to your neighborhood for comfort? When investing...
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How Does Inflation Affect Purchasing Power?

How Does Inflation Affect Purchasing Power?
How does inflation affect purchasing power? To begin to understand how it works, it helps to know what purchasing power is and how it’s defined. Investopedia defines purchasing power as “the value of a currency expressed in terms of the amount of goods or services that one unit of money can buy.” So when we discuss purchasing power, we aren’t in this context talking about how much money you...
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