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You Only Think It’s True: 10 Myths Costing You Time & Money

Save your cash for more important things, like, you know, your mortgage. You can’t swing a tool belt without hitting a website or TV network offering tips on taking care of your digs. Save money by watering your lawn at … Continue reading

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How Older Homes Can Gain an Edge

The 4,200-square-foot lakefront property Mark Parrish listed last August seemed like any home buyer’s dream. Twenty minutes outside of Minneapolis, it was more spacious than most comparable homes in the neighborhood, with four bedrooms and four baths, and had unobstructed water … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You’ll Regret Painting Your Brick House

The best paint for brick? No paint at all (in most cases). Here’s why. Brick, brick, brick. All the homes in your neighborhood are brick. You’re itching to paint over that red-orange-brown color palette so your home’s personality can shine … Continue reading

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Are You a Cheap vs. Frugal Homeowner? How to Tell the Difference

Sometimes trying to save will actually cost you more. Here’s when that happens. You’ve got all the loyalty apps (free burrito after you buy 10!), you shopped around for the lowest rate on your mortgage, and you never go to … Continue reading

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Garage Makeovers: The Final Frontier?

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 27, 2016 The garage is usually an afterthought, overstuffed with tools, seasonal supplies, and miscellaneous household goods. But more home owners are sprucing up the space, even seeking to transform it into a showpiece, … Continue reading

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A Look at Pricing Per Square Foot by Region

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, September 13, 2016 When comparing single-family homes started last year by region, the median price per square foot can vary quite a bit. For example, contractor-built homes in the Pacific division price per square … Continue reading

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