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6/24/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
How you can cool your home this summer

The average U.S. household spends $420 a summer cooling off its home. Learn how to stay cool while cutting your costs. 

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6/22/15  HousingUp Your Security IQ
How to keep your home safe while you’re on vacation

Taking a trip this summer? Enjoy your travels and peace of mind, knowing that your home is safe and secure. Here are recommended precautions to protect your home while you’re away.

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6/2/15  Housing
Five things to think about when getting your first apartment

You’ve graduated from college. You got your first job. Now it’s time to get an apartment. What are some of the factors you should consider when apartment hunting?

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5/28/15  Housing
The allure of the suburbs for millennials

Where do millennials really want to live? The big city, the suburbs or a small rural town?

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5/21/15  Housing
Will your offer on a home be accepted? Financing matters.

When you compete for a home against other bidders, the seller is considering more than just how much you'll pay – particularly when several offers come in at roughly the same price.

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5/7/15  Housing
The benefits of a preapproval letter

Before you start shopping for a home, learn about the benefits of a mortgage preapproval from Redfin's Dan Bergman.

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