This Enchanting Mountaintop Cottage Embodies Coziness

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Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting.

Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted forest.

Renovated last in the 1970s, the home was ready for another facelift. “The main design concept was to take advantage…

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Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting.

Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted forest.

Renovated last in the 1970s, the home was ready for another facelift. “The main design concept was to take advantage…

Never, ever purchase these things on your credit card

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

Can't Buy a House With Cash? You Can Still Land the Home

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All-cash buyers are active in many markets, and they can strike fear in new home buyers. The cash buyer can perform and close quickly and provide sellers with a sense of comfort.

But, does this mean a solid buyer putting down 20 percent or more shouldn’t attempt to compete with the cash buyer? Absolutely not.

What if you can’t buy a house with cash?

The truth is, a buyer getting a mortgage can still compete against a cash buyer and win.

These are the questi…

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All-cash buyers are active in many markets, and they can strike fear in new home buyers. The cash buyer can perform and close quickly and provide sellers with a sense of comfort.

But, does this mean a solid buyer putting down 20 percent or more shouldn’t attempt to compete with the cash buyer? Absolutely not.

What if you can’t buy a house with cash?

The truth is, a buyer getting a mortgage can still compete against a cash buyer and win.

These are the questi…

Stock jitters and higher interest rates drive weekly mortgage applications down 4.1%

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Buying a home is emotional enough. Add a 1,000-plus point drop in the stock market and buyers really start to sweat….

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Buying a home is emotional enough. Add a 1,000-plus point drop in the stock market and buyers really start to sweat….

Total mortgage apps down 4.1% for the week

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CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest data on housing as interest rates creep higher….

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CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest data on housing as interest rates creep higher….

South Koreans are set to earn millions from renting out their homes during the Winter Olympics

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Airbnb said hosts in South Korea's Gangwon province were predicted to earn $2.1 million during the Winter Olympics….

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Airbnb said hosts in South Korea's Gangwon province were predicted to earn $2.1 million during the Winter Olympics….

3 Trump properties posted 144 openings for seasonal jobs. Only one went to a US worker.

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Trump properties in New York and Florida offered 144 seasonal positions from 2016 to 2017 but only one went to a US worker, reports Vox….

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Trump properties in New York and Florida offered 144 seasonal positions from 2016 to 2017 but only one went to a US worker, reports Vox….

Shopping for a home? It will take a lot longer than you think

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Today's home shoppers say it's taking a long time to find a home they can afford….

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Today's home shoppers say it's taking a long time to find a home they can afford….

Here's how a 5% mortgage rate affect prospective homebuyers

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A 5 percent rate would cause more than a quarter of today's homebuyers to slow their plans and housing affordability is starting to take a hit….

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A 5 percent rate would cause more than a quarter of today's homebuyers to slow their plans and housing affordability is starting to take a hit….

Real estate demand in Asia benefits from the global recovery

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The global economic recovery has boosted real estate investment prospects in Asia, says Priyaranjan Kumar of Cushman & Wakefield….

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The global economic recovery has boosted real estate investment prospects in Asia, says Priyaranjan Kumar of Cushman & Wakefield….