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In the quest to find a heavily-discounted home for sale, many buyers today are looking almost exclusively for short sales or bank-owned properties. But since, in most cases, the banks in question have already agreed to take a loss, it is likely there won't be room for much more negotiation at the...
If you do your own taxes-or even if you have them done for you-there are few things scarier than thinking the IRS might challenge one or two of your deductions. But, according to IRS sources, many taxpayers are so cautious they decline to list some eligible deductions. Here, from a panel of tax a...
Kitchen remodeling for a small kitchen can be a challenge for many homeowners. When considering kitchen remodeling for a small kitchen, the goal is generally to make it appear bigger and be more functional. There are simple redesign elements that homeowners can incorporate to achieve the desired ...
Change the siding? Add new shrubbery? Replace the cracked sidewalk? When it comes time to enhance the curb appeal of your home, there are a multitude of improvement projects you can consider-but which ones will add the highest resale value to your home? The best advice is to "think big" and inves...
Staging a home before listing it on the market is a crucial step that many homeowners often overlook. The International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSPR) offers five home-staging tips to help homeowners compete in today's market: 1. Home staging is not just for houses for sale. T...
When a homeowner thinks about putting their house on the market, the first consideration and the one aspect of the process that is usually given the most attention is the list price. In that our homes are often the most expensive thing we own, it's not unreasonable to have the asking price take c...
Selling your home doesn't have to be a stressful experience. The following tips will help you prepare your home to be put on the market and end in a successful sale. Tip 1: In strong markets, where demand outstrips supply, home sellers can hold out for top dollar. In weak markets the reverse is t...
Today's real estate market presents many unique opportunities for first-time home buyers. From low interest rates to short sales, the current economic climate puts homeownership within reach for many who might have thought they couldn't afford it. Many first-time home buyers may not be aware of t...
1. Location, location, location. A house needs to be near what's important to you and your lifestyle. How important is it to you that your home is close to your office? Is it more important to be close to a good medical center or a convenient grocery store? Everyone has their priorities, and you ...
During the past couple of months a wealth of information has flooded the media about robo-signers and mortgage fraud on the part of banks and servicers. Attorneys general, law firms, and investigators have begun looking into the nefarious and suspect practices that can best be described as finan...

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