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Upgrade your bathroom with these 6 easy, DIY projects

Here are 6 projects to improve your bathroom’s appeal without hiring a contractor or buying expensive equipment.

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What a Biden administration will mean for housing-finance reform

The Trump administration has pursued the recapitalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but a Biden administration will likely have different goals.

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Three reasons you should refinance your 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home right now with a renovation loan

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We are conservative Christians looking for our utopia: a friendly, safe and affordable small town. Where should we retire?

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New 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home sales dip slightly in September, but remain strong going into fall

The market for new 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes typically cools in the fall, but sales are still running well ahead of last year’s pace.

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Here’s how much Americans will owe in unpaid rent by December because of pandemic-related unemployment, according to a Fed study

If every unemployed worker had received the extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits, only 125,000 households would be behind on their rent as of December, the study found.

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Existing-澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home sales soared in September — 7 in 10 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes sold in less than a month

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Existing 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home sales soar by more than 9% in September

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New-澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home construction rises modestly in September, driven by a Northeast building boom

While single-family housing starts have improved, the multifamily sector is struggling.

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Housing starts rise nearly 2% in September, driven by a building boom in the Northeast

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4 ways to pay for a remodel without using your 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home equity

澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homeowners looking for faster options can consider the following non-equity ways to pay for a remodel.

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澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes with hidden risks can make getting coverage difficult, expensive or both.

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As Trump says he’s abandoned stimulus talks, renters and landlords face a financial cliff

The CDC’s national eviction moratorium should keep Americans in their 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes for now, but experts say emergency rent relief is needed to prevent an eviction crisis in 2021.

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Mortgage rates dip slightly as Americans rush to refinance their 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home loans

Refinancing activity has rebounded to the highest level since August.

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Mortgage rates keep falling, but will rising 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home prices push some buyers out of the market?

Mortgage rates dropped to a near-record low this week amid a stable bond market.

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澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home price growth accelerated in July as buyers competed for fewer 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes on the market, Case-Shiller index shows

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Pending 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home sales soar to new record high in August — but headwinds remain for the housing market

For four straight months now, the number of contracts signed to purchase a 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home has increased.

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Mortgage rates are near record lows — but many Americans will struggle to find a lender willing to give them a 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home loan

The supply of mortgages has dropped to the lowest level since 2014, according to one metric.

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As wildfires burn the West Coast, residents face another challenge: High prices pushing people out of urban centers

Working-class Americans in states like California are more likely to see their 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载homes go up in flames, but choosing a safer place to live isn’t necessarily straightforward in the age of climate change.

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