Get Kids Rooms Decluttered in 2020

Whether you have one kid or eight, the odds are good their tiny rooms are filled to the brim with stuff, especially after the holiday season. And it’s easy to let that slide, as long as the kids are happy—after all, these aren’t exactly high-traffic spaces. But we’re here to exert some discipline: Your kids’ bedrooms shouldn’t…

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Make an Offer Like a Boss

By: HouseLogic These 10 money- and time-saving steps can help you craft a winning bid. Ah, the offer! Know Your Limits | Learn to Speak “Contract” | Set Your Price | Figure Out Your Down Payment | Make an Earnest Money Deposit | Review Contingency Plans | Read the Fine Print | Make a Date to Settle |  Write a Fan Letter to the Seller |  Brace Yourself for a Counteroffer Cinematically speaking, this…

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Pending Home Sales Decline 2.5% in July

WASHINGTON (August 29, 2019) – Pending home sales fell in July, reversing course on two consecutive months of gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Of the four major regions, each reported a drop in contract activity, although the greatest decline came in the West. The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based…

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What to Look for in a New House This Home Buying Season

NewsUSA) – Sponsored News – Mortgage rates have remained low, and home prices are stable or rising in most communities. A September 2015 poll by NeighborWorks America discovered that nearly 90 percent of consumers consider home ownership at least somewhat important. Guarantee your home ownership success by following these guidelines from NeighborWorks America: 1. Get professional help. The…

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California Is Moving Over the Border

RENO, Nev. — A growing homelessness crisis. Complaints about traffic congestion. Worries that the economy is becoming dominated by a wealthy elite. Those sound like California’s problems in a nutshell. But now they are also among California’s leading exports. Just ask the citizens of this city, where growing numbers of Californians and companies like Tesla have migrated…

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