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11 Simple Ways to Save Energy and Money at Home

It takes a lot of money to run a home, but you could be spending more money than you really need to. Cutting back on how much energy your home uses can help you shave a huge chunk of money off your monthly utility bills, and it can be a lot easier than you may think. Small changes here and there can really add up to significant savings.

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What Fiduciary Does a Mortgage Broker Have to a Borrower?

Under California law, real estate agents have a fiduciary duty to the buyers and sellers that they represent. That means the agent has a legal obligation to act in the best interest of their clients.

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5 Home Repair Requests That Turn Sellers Off

As a buyer, you’re spending big bucks on a home purchase, so you want to make sure you get everything you rightfully deserve. But the line between this and being greedy and unreasonable can sometimes be blurry. Asking for too much can turn sellers off and out you at risk of losing out on the house.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 11 SURPRISING STATISTICS ON HOME STAGING

There’s a lot involved in the home selling process. That’s likely one of the biggest reasons why sellers might want to forego the extra step of staging their homes before they sell – it’s just one less thing they’ll have to deal with.

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Sellers: Consider These Home Inspections Before Listing Your Home

Buyers are typically the ones to request a home inspection before they agree to finalize a home purchase. However, sellers also have the option to conduct a few inspections on their homes before they choose to list their homes.

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6 Tips For Finding the Right Interior Designer For Your Home

Your home may have reflected your style a few years back – but today, not so much. Now you suddenly realize that your puffy sofa looks crammed in your living space, or that flower-ridden wallpaper looks a tad on the tacky side.

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What’s the Difference Between a Mortgage From a Credit Union Mortgage Vs. a Bank?

When you’re ready to buy a house, you don’t necessarily have to depend on your bank to get a mortgage. These days, consumers have a lot more options when it comes to obtaining a home loan, including credit unions.

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Adverse Possession in California: How a Trespasser Can Take Part of Your Property

As a homeowner, you have the right to keep trespassers off your property. You likely wouldn’t allow complete strangers let their kids play on your lawn or use your amenities for their own amusement without your permission.

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6 Ways to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home

Water can do major damage to your home if it’s not contained. It can weaken your home’s structure and foundation, cause mold and mildew, and invite unwanted ants and termites. If your home experiences a leaky appliance or a burst pipe, it’s best to get the issue under control as soon as possible before all that water wreaks havoc on your home.

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California: A Popular Spot For Real Estate Crowdfunding

Real estate investors love snatching up good deals and letting their purchased properties make money for them over both the short- and long-term. There are plenty of ways to invest in real estate, and one of them is crowdfunding.

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