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When you’re a poor college student, it’s common to plan on moving by yourself or with the help of friends. However, as you get older, it just makes more sense to hire this job out. If you have never hired a mover before and are on the fence about whether you should, here are three [...]

Buying a home is a life-changing event that can bring about a host of positive benefits. In order to equip yourself with the right tools for house-purchasing success, it is important that you avoid costly mistakes that might derail your efforts. Here are four mistakes that may drive up the cost of living in the [...]

After you have missed three of your mortgage payments, the lender has the option to file a Notice of Default. As the process goes on, it might seem like the prospect of losing your home is inevitable. Luckily, there are a number of strategies that you can use to stop the foreclosure process and save [...]

To understand if another real estate crisis is likely, you need to understand what led to the 2008 housing crisis and what has been put in place to prevent it from happening again. Here are four issues to consider when evaluating this risk. Causes of the 2008 Crisis The US housing bubble peaked between 2005 [...]

Damaging property is always a possibility when you’re moving. If furniture shifts in the truck or you don’t have your dishes appropriately packed, you can incur damage to some property that you’re attached to either because of monetary or sentimental reasons. But there are ways that you can pack your belongings to significantly reduce the [...]

If you have an overdue tax debt, it is possible that the IRS will try to seize your assets. This may mean that they try to take ownership of your home. However, you do have options to keep the IRS from taking your home and liquidating it to cover the balance owed. Understand Your Rights [...]

Most people will buy a home at some point in their lives, and the vast majority of those who do will need a mortgage. While several factors play a role in whether you can get a mortgage, your credit score is one of the main factors. If you have a low credit score, you still [...]

Real estate looked like a risky investment during the subprime mortgage crisis between 2007 and 2009, but it’s made a comeback. No one can deny it remains one of the smartest investment decisions you can make. Still, those who buy property need to look out for the many scams that exist that can turn a [...]

Moving can be stressful. The expense of moving is one of the many things that can make it stressful. Fortunately, there are ways that you can cut the costs of moving. Declutter Your Home The more items that you have, the more expensive your move will be. That is why it is a good idea [...]

Credit card debt can appear overwhelming, but there are ways you can get it paid down if you put a small amount of effort into it. The following are five easy tips for paying down credit card balances. Double up Each Month Many people make the grave mistake of only paying the minimum amount. When [...]