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Yes, mortgage rates are rising. If you are contemplating buying or refinancing now is a good time to look at your options. Read below for more. The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to its highest level in four months but remains low by historical standards. Mortgage...
New trend? Tiny apartments. Check out these tiny gems by reading below. New Yorkers are famous for their teeny apartments, but a new trend in dwelling seeks to transform those tiny spaces into big assets. They're called "micro apartments," and they make a few hundred square feet feel like over a...
Real estate prices are increasing in many parts of the state. If you are dreaming of owning a home, now is the time to act. Read below for more. With a housing market on the mend in many areas, some cities - including Seattle - are experiencing big increases in home prices. Click here to access ...
As the saying goes "less is more". Living frugally can help you attain enough income to carry you through your retirement years. Read below for more. Grandma was right. Living on just a little bit less can go a long way toward ensuring your retirement income will be sufficient to carry you throu...
Good tips to help you sell your home this year! Read below for more. As the housing recovery that began last year continues to gain steam into 2013, selling your home may become less of a headache. But you can be sure of one thing: You're always likely to make the process easier if you use smart...
Best practices to keep your home in great shape! Read below for more. Your mattress will last longer and you’ll sleep better if you flip it. Is the pad still in good shape, or should you buy a new one during this month’s sales? Click here to access full article.
There is no better time to buy since interest rates remain at record lows. WASHINGTON (AP) — The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage inched closer to its record low this week, helping to keep home buying more affordable. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on the 30-year loan ...
Read below for helpful tips to increase the value of your home. In a dour housing market, wouldn't it be nice to know that your remodeling project would pay off when you went to sell the property? Remodeling Magazine evaluated the top remodeling projects, how the cost-to-value has changed since ...
Read below for good advice on why it's a good time to buy life insurance, stamps and even TV's! If you use a lot of postage stamps, now is a good time to stock up. At the end of January, the cost of a stamp will rise another penny. If you buy a so-called Forever stamp for 45 cents today, it will...
Thought you might find this article useful. While the road to recovery is still in flux, indicators show that the housing market is in recovery mode. Click here to read the full post.