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10 Summer Moving Tips

How to prepare for a seamless transition. If you're moving this summer, the busiest season for moving, you know how daunting it can be. But if you create a blueprint for your move, the transition from house to house will go more smoothly. Here are 10 things you can do to prepare for a seamless transition. 1.…
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What Online Dating Can Teach You About Selling Your Home

Online dating is big business, with 5.5 million users actively looking for love each day. Thirty-three percent of couples meet online today and 120,000 U.S. marriages every year, according to Blue Water Credit. And those numbers are growing exponentially every day. But that doesn't mean everyone who's online knows what they're doing. So what can…
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Buying a Home in the Spring

Spring and summer are the high season for buying a home: according to one estimate, about 40 percent of home sales happen from April through July. Spring is a great time to buy a home, because buyers can move in better weather, have months to fix up the house before the cold sets in, and…
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Distressed Home Sales (REO and Short Sales) Drop to Lowest Level in 7 Years

Sales of distressed homes (REO and short sales) fell to their lowest level in seven years and foreclosure inventory dropped by 34% year-over-year in December 2014, according to CoreLogic's February 2015 The MarketPulse report released on Tuesday. Distressed home sales (REO and short sales) made up 12.8% of total home sales in December 2014, the…
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