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Boost Your Home Value with Improvements for Every Budget

Trulia.com interviewed a number of experts to ask for tips on how sellers can increase their home value. Here, some great approaches to home improvements geared toward a wide variety of budgets. If you have $100…start with your outdoor lighting.…

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Four Colors to Avoid When Selling Your Home

A fresh coat of paint is a fairly inexpensive way to refresh the look of your home; the average exterior paint job costs about $2,600, while interior paint costs $1,660, according to Home Advisor. But choose the wrong shade, and…

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Hidden Costs of Homeownership Typically Top $9,000 a Year

Buyers often focus on a home’s list price or mortgage payment to determine what they can afford. However, the numerous less obvious costs associated with homeownership can affect the monthly bottom line. To help home buyers budget more accurately, Zillow…

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Eight Reasons People Can’t Buy a Home

Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can involve numerous decisions. Here, Realtor.com offers some tips to make sure you don’t make some common mistakes that could wind up undermining your ability to purchase a house. 1. Don’t waiting to line…

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Five Mistakes That Could Cost You in a Hot Housing Market

House-hunting is difficult to time perfectly, and sometimes it’s impossible to avoid buying in a hot market. But don’t fear. Here, Trulia.com offers five tips that could save you money when shopping in a hot real estate market. Don’t act out of…

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Three Important Reasons to Buy a Home Before 2017 Ends

Interest rates have begun to rise and likely will climb higher. Inventory is low and could shrink more. And home prices are increasing—and they’re not predicted to fall any time soon. Here, Realtor.com offers three important reasons to jump aboard…

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What Type of Mortgage is Right for You?

Tired of paying rent and ready to become a homeowner? Good news! According to Trulia’s recent rent versus buy report, buying a home still is a less expensive option than renting, thanks to relatively low interest mortgage rates and fast-rising…

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