Trump effect: That house you want got $16,000 more expensive since he won

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Since Trump's victory, rising mortgage rates have made homes the least affordable since the Great Recession….

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Since Trump's victory, rising mortgage rates have made homes the least affordable since the Great Recession….

5 Common Mistakes Newbie Flippers Make

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Believe it or not, Tarek and I started flipping houses with very little experience in investing. We were real estate agents for many years, so we thought we knew the real estate world – including investing – backward and forward.

Little did we know, there was a lot we needed to learn to become successful flippers. Needless to say, we made many mistakes along the way, and I’m sure some of them could have easily been avoided.

As a flipper, especially if you are brand new, you wil…

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/mistakes-newbie-flippers-make-207608/

Believe it or not, Tarek and I started flipping houses with very little experience in investing. We were real estate agents for many years, so we thought we knew the real estate world – including investing – backward and forward.

Little did we know, there was a lot we needed to learn to become successful flippers. Needless to say, we made many mistakes along the way, and I’m sure some of them could have easily been avoided.

As a flipper, especially if you are brand new, you wil…

12 Security Tips for Living Alone Safely

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Living alone has its benefits. No race to the bathroom to get ready in the morning. Sole control of TV and takeout choices. A pants/no-pants policy, as you see fit. But there are also some drawbacks, security not least among them.

The number of people living alone is on the rise. “The most recent [census] reports show that around 14 percent of Americans live alone,” says Sarah Brown, a security expert at Safewise, “a…

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Living alone has its benefits. No race to the bathroom to get ready in the morning. Sole control of TV and takeout choices. A pants/no-pants policy, as you see fit. But there are also some drawbacks, security not least among them.

The number of people living alone is on the rise. “The most recent [census] reports show that around 14 percent of Americans live alone,” says Sarah Brown, a security expert at Safewise, “a…

Heads up homeowners: Mortgage interest deduction on Trump’s chopping block

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The incoming administration is apparently not afraid to take a homeownership bonus: The mortgage interest deduction….

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/01/heads-up-homeowners-mortgage-interest-deduction-on-trumps-chopping-block.html

The incoming administration is apparently not afraid to take a homeownership bonus: The mortgage interest deduction….