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1/30/17  Housing
Tips for setting up an Airbnb to earn extra money

Rental platforms like Airbnb offer a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial homeowners and renters to earn some extra cash. If you’ve ever thought about putting your pad on the short-term market, consider these points to help you get started.

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1/4/17  Housing
Mortgage 101: What’s the difference between prequalification and preapproval?

Homebuyers are often confused about the difference between being prequalified for a mortgage and being preapproved for one. Get the scoop on what these terms mean and how the two processes differ. 

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10/28/16  Housing
6 tips for finding your first apartment on a budget

Renting your first apartment can be both exciting and overwhelming. Check out these tips so you know what to do before signing a lease. 

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10/6/16  HousingSavings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Is it better to rent or buy a home in retirement?

Empty nesters face an important decision when downsizing: In retirement, should you rent or should you own?  Learn about some pros and cons of each. 

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9/7/16  Housing
How to stage your home for an open house

When you put your home on the market, proper home staging may be the difference between getting zero offers on a home and receiving multiple offers.

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7/26/16  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Which home improvement project pays off the most?

What factors should you consider when making decisions about home improvement projects? Learn how to weigh your personal design preferences with resale value considerations.

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