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Is For Sale by Owner Right for You? – usnews.com

If you are thinking about selling your house without an agent, this article may help you.


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Three cheap ways to keep your home safe from burglars - MarketWatch – marketwatch.com

I like the comments better than the original article.


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Mortgage rates down after takeover – bankrate.com

Mortgage rates fell abruptly Monday, a day after the federal government announced that it was taking control of home lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


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Feds move to streamline aid process for homeowners - Yahoo! News – news.yahoo.com

The federal government will soon launch a new plan to help to modify more delinquent loans and aid the homeowners who have the trouble making the payment.


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Storage and Organization Tips – rd.com

Reuse and save.


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Say goodbye to McMansions, homes are getting 'right-sized' - MarketWatch – marketwatch.com

Bigger isn't necessarily better. Especially in today's real estate market. So what's the right size?


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In Down Economy, Layoffs Are Contagious : NPR – npr.org

The government has announced the U.S. economy shrank at its fastest pace in nearly 27 years. That because consumers and businesses cut spending. Layoffs that began in the real estate and finance sectors are now hitting workers in nearly every field. Some iconic firms are slashing jobs by the thousands.


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How To Survive a Recession | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement – pickthebrain.com

The secret to surviving a recession is opportunity recognition. The first step in opportunity recognition is to know and believe that there will always be opportunity for those who seek and pursue it. Regardless of how bad the economy may seem, people still buy and sell. People still have needs to fill and businesses have products and services that meet those needs. When the economy goes south,...


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America's Emptiest Cities - Yahoo! Real Estate – realestate.yahoo.com

Las Vegas, Detroit and Atlanta top the list.
On the other side, Boston, New York and Honolulu are the nation's best ones with the lowest vacancy rates.


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Cleaning and Sealing Your Deck – lowes.com

A good DIY article on how to clean and seal your deck.


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Pros and Cons of HELOCS – finance.yahoo.com

A good read on HELOCS from The Mortgage Professor Jack M. Guttentag.


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Home Tips : Sound Insulation & Soundproofing for a Quieter Home – hometips.com

A home can be more enjoyable by soundproofing it.


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Unique uses for Baking Soda! – ultimatemoneyblog.com

Baking soda is so useful in many ways.


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Hard-wired VS Wireless Home Security Systems--Which Is the Smarter Buy? – homesecurityinformation.com

Which one is better, wired or wireless home security system?


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SaveMoney.com - Free Advice and Tips on How to Save Money - Do it Yourself Home Improvement – savemoney.com

“Do-it yourself” home improvement has become a huge trend in the past 15 years. Stores that cater to those who choose to complete their own home repairs instead of hiring a contractor are in almost every town.