9 Tips for Preparing a Fabulous Flower Bed

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Have you ever ended up with a bed of dead flowers, mountains of mulch and a whopping garden center receipt? Let’s do something about that, shall we?

Get your gardening groove back with these nine tips.

1. Start with a clean slate

There are two kinds of flowerbeds: Those that have been well-prepared, and those that are covered in weeds.

Give your unplanted bed the once-over. Does it receive enough sunlight? Does water tend to collect there? Have you removed all we…

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Have you ever ended up with a bed of dead flowers, mountains of mulch and a whopping garden center receipt? Let’s do something about that, shall we?

Get your gardening groove back with these nine tips.

1. Start with a clean slate

There are two kinds of flowerbeds: Those that have been well-prepared, and those that are covered in weeds.

Give your unplanted bed the once-over. Does it receive enough sunlight? Does water tend to collect there? Have you removed all we…

Million-dollar home sales surge in this Southern city

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Austin was the No. 1 city last year for growth in sales of homes priced at $1 million or more, according to a report….

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Austin was the No. 1 city last year for growth in sales of homes priced at $1 million or more, according to a report….

House of the Week: Hollywood Glamour Shapes Contemporary Beverly Hills Mansion

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With a royal Hollywood history, this Beverly Hills mansion is set on the grounds of the famed former Mon Reve Estate owned by Barbra Streisand — and listed for a lofty $150 million.

The sweeping modern masterpiece offers a contemporary take on glamour and a fresh interpretation of what it means to be a modern castle with simple lines, elegant skylights and a pla…

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With a royal Hollywood history, this Beverly Hills mansion is set on the grounds of the famed former Mon Reve Estate owned by Barbra Streisand — and listed for a lofty $150 million.

The sweeping modern masterpiece offers a contemporary take on glamour and a fresh interpretation of what it means to be a modern castle with simple lines, elegant skylights and a pla…

What Should You Do If Your ARM Is Almost Out Of Time?

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If you bought a home with an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) thinking you’d sell the home before the ARM adjusted, you’re not alone. Many people buy homes with ARMs because they plan to relocate or upgrade to a larger home in the near- to medium-term.

But when plans change and you decide to stay, you must know what will happen to your ARM – and what you can do about it. Let’s take a look.</p…

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If you bought a home with an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) thinking you’d sell the home before the ARM adjusted, you’re not alone. Many people buy homes with ARMs because they plan to relocate or upgrade to a larger home in the near- to medium-term.

But when plans change and you decide to stay, you must know what will happen to your ARM – and what you can do about it. Let’s take a look.</p…

5 Ways to Score a Lease in a Competitive Rental Market

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In a competitive rental market, you’ll need to do quite a bit more than simply fill out an application and put down a deposit. Since 2005, there has been “an uptick in renters, with people in their 50s and 60s making up the largest chunk of the increase,” CNN Money reports.

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In a competitive rental market, you’ll need to do quite a bit more than simply fill out an application and put down a deposit. Since 2005, there has been “an uptick in renters, with people in their 50s and 60s making up the largest chunk of the increase,” CNN Money reports.

Mortgage rates dip to annual low: Will they stick?

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Political and economic factors are behind the fall in mortgage rates, which follow loosely Treasury yields….

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Political and economic factors are behind the fall in mortgage rates, which follow loosely Treasury yields….

How to Baby-Proof Your Apartment

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Baby-proofing your home is an essential for child safety, but it can be a bit more of a challenge in a rental. (Landlords generally disapprove of new holes in the walls, after all.)

These tips will have your rental home safe and healthy for your little ones in no time.

Corral cords and cover p…

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Baby-proofing your home is an essential for child safety, but it can be a bit more of a challenge in a rental. (Landlords generally disapprove of new holes in the walls, after all.)

These tips will have your rental home safe and healthy for your little ones in no time.

Corral cords and cover p…

4 Keys to Buying a Flipped House

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Many home buyers wrongly assume that a newly renovated home is, well, just that: new. They perceive it as move-in ready and free from hassles. The newly renovated home typically pulls in top dollar, because the buyer assumes it is perfect, turnkey and ready to go.

Although house-flipping shows on television often make the process seem easy and feature beautiful homes with happy stories, they don’t follow through to see how the home withstands daily use, weather patterns and typical…

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Many home buyers wrongly assume that a newly renovated home is, well, just that: new. They perceive it as move-in ready and free from hassles. The newly renovated home typically pulls in top dollar, because the buyer assumes it is perfect, turnkey and ready to go.

Although house-flipping shows on television often make the process seem easy and feature beautiful homes with happy stories, they don’t follow through to see how the home withstands daily use, weather patterns and typical…

[VIDEO] Fox Business ‘Risk & Reward’ w/Deirdre Bolton 7-27-15

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Always great to swing by and speak with Deirdre Bolton on her Fox Business show “Risk & Reward.” However today’s show was a bit of a mess for me. Working on 4.5 hours of sleep I said I was talking about “interest-free” then …

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Always great to swing by and speak with Deirdre Bolton on her Fox Business show “Risk & Reward.” However today’s show was a bit of a mess for me. Working on 4.5 hours of sleep I said I was talking about “interest-free” then …

[VIDEO] Boomberg TV ‘Market Makers’ 7-27-15

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Had a nice conversion this morning with Matt Miller and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg TV’s ‘Market Makers.’ Never been on this show before. Wow. Energy+.

Before the show started, we had a active debate on whether ‘American Flyers‘ or ‘Breaking Aw…

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Had a nice conversion this morning with Matt Miller and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg TV’s ‘Market Makers.’ Never been on this show before. Wow. Energy+.

Before the show started, we had a active debate on whether ‘American Flyers‘ or ‘Breaking Aw…