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11 Simple Ways to Save Energy and Money at Home

It takes a lot of money to run a home, but you could be spending more money than you really need to. Cutting back on how much energy your home uses can help you shave a huge chunk of money off your monthly utility bills, and it can be a lot easier than you may think. Small changes here and there can really add up to significant savings.

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What Fiduciary Does a Mortgage Broker Have to a Borrower?

Under California law, real estate agents have a fiduciary duty to the buyers and sellers that they represent. That means the agent has a legal obligation to act in the best interest of their clients.

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5 Home Repair Requests That Turn Sellers Off

As a buyer, you’re spending big bucks on a home purchase, so you want to make sure you get everything you rightfully deserve. But the line between this and being greedy and unreasonable can sometimes be blurry. Asking for too much can turn sellers off and out you at risk of losing out on the house.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Interesting Stats About Millennial Buyers

Millennials are currently the largest group of homebuyers out there, and have been for the third year in a row. Making up 35% of the home buying demographic in the US, Generation Y buyers make up more than younger and older baby boomers combined.

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6 Tips For Finding the Right Interior Designer For Your Home

Your home may have reflected your style a few years back – but today, not so much. Now you suddenly realize that your puffy sofa looks crammed in your living space, or that flower-ridden wallpaper looks a tad on the tacky side.

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6 Signs Your Windows Need Replacement

No matter how new your home is, issues with your windows can creep up at any time. And at some point, they’ll need to be completely replaced. While high-quality, properly-maintained windows can last for as long as 20 years, they don’t last forever. Pay attention to them: they’ll show specific signs that it’s time to swap them for brand new ones.

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Adverse Possession in California: How a Trespasser Can Take Part of Your Property

As a homeowner, you have the right to keep trespassers off your property. You likely wouldn’t allow complete strangers let their kids play on your lawn or use your amenities for their own amusement without your permission.

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How to Start Investing in Real Estate in Your 20s and 30s

The earlier you invest in real estate, the greater your returns will be by the time retirement rolls around. If you can muster it, starting a real estate investment portfolio as early as your 20s and 30s is ideal. It’ll give you plenty of time to realize massive returns over the decades, which will provide you with a comfortable financial cushion to rest on when you reach the Golden Years.

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California: A Popular Spot For Real Estate Crowdfunding

Real estate investors love snatching up good deals and letting their purchased properties make money for them over both the short- and long-term. There are plenty of ways to invest in real estate, and one of them is crowdfunding.

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