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Real estate Q&A: Renter duped in foreclosure scam

Q: Three months ago, we rented a house that was listed by a real estate agent. We were told the owner lived abroad. After negotiations between our agent and the listing agent, we filled out a detailed application, paid first and last month’s rent (plus a security deposit) and moved in and are still current on the rent. 39 more words

Renter's Solutions: 5 Easy & Reversible Ways to Make Your Bathroom Stand Out | Apartment Therapy

If yesterday’s post about ways to make your bathroom stand out made you sad because you’re renting and you think that means you can’t have a really awesome bathroom, despair no more. 89 more words

The Truth in First Time Home Buying

Scared Stiff to make your first home purchase? It’s probably easier than you’d think.

The Takeaways:

  • A 20% down payment on a home is not a hard-set rule…
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Michigan Home Insurance: As a Renter, You Need Protection Too

Renting usually means you have fewer things to be concerned about. Should the drain clog, there’s your landlord’s plumber to fix the mess. Should the air conditioning stop working totally, all you need is to call the property owner to have it replaced. 120 more words

A Renter Nomad's festive season: be strategic, simple and seasonal

I hate over-planning for the festive season (standing in for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.) as much as the next slattern, but pre-planning is essential to spare yourself clutter and save money. 1,401 more words

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Do You Really Think Your Landlord Pays for Repairs?

recent article that appeared on Nasdaq.com addressed the issue of whether it is best to buy or rent in today’s real estate environment. The article was very fair in discussing both options. 194 more words