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Are You Considering Downsizing Your Home? Are You Considering Downsizing Your Home?

By Tabitha Naylor

When the nest empties and you find yourself with plenty of unused space, it can feel rather isolating to live in such a big home. But downsizing isn't just about feelings, though - larger homes cost more to maintain. Inside, we review some of the other factors you should consider before downsizing your home.

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Investing In Land And Property In Texas Investing In Land And Property In Texas

By Tabitha Naylor

Property in Austin can be quite expensive, but that doesn't mean you can't draw a good return on it. With the right mix of location, planning and start up capital, you'll have a chance at pulling quite a return on your investment. Inside, we review the advantages of investing in land and property in Texas.

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Home Buying 101: Your Checklist Home Buying 101: Your Checklist

By Thomas Mitchell

Buying a new home can be chaotic, as there's many steps you have to go through before you can move in. Inside, we offer a definitive guide that will help you sail smoothly through the process.

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Getting Stains out of your Walls Getting Stains out of your Walls

By Ben Levy

Stains are things that you would always want to keep away from your newly painted walls. But things are always not in your control. More often than not your kids are the culprits behind it, but even you may unknowingly end up putting a stain on the wall. Here is what you need to do to get it off your wall.

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Shining Up Your Wood Floors Shining Up Your Wood Floors

By Ben Levy

The best thing to do to make your wood floors shinier is to use poly urethane for refinishing the floor. You should clean the floor to get rid of dust, hair and lint before applying it.

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Maintaining Your Driveway Maintaining Your Driveway

By Ben Levy

How do you know when it's time to repave your driveway? It all really depends on your feelings. If you see large cracks in your driveway but you don't mind them, then maybe you could get by with a resurfacing. If the large cracks are driving you bonkers, then it may be time to repave.

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What is APR What is APR

By Ben Levy

APR is the Annual Percentage Rate and tells you your interest rate on a mortgage for the whole year. It is also used for credit cards and automobile loans. Usually, the higher your APR, the more it will cost you.

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Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance

By Ben Levy

Homeowners insurance, though costly, has the potential to save you millions of dollars over your lifetime. Many people think that they do not need home insurance because they are careful and responsible owners. Unfortunately, there are many bad things that can happen to your home that are completely out of your control.

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Buying Homeowners Insurance 101 Buying Homeowners Insurance 101

A How-To Guide detailing the best practices for purchasing Homeowners Insurance/

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Top Five Signs Of A Housing Market Comeback Top Five Signs Of A Housing Market Comeback

The Top Five Signs the Housing Market is going to make a comeback in 2012.

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