Will the Housing Market Continue to Prop Up the US Economy?

While job growth and business spending have been slowing down, the housing market still provides a bright spot for the economy. In order to keep the economic expansion going, the United States will need housing growt...

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For the first-time homebuyer: 10 financial mistakes to avoid

Buying your first home comes with many big decisions and can be as scary as it is exciting. It's easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of home shopping and make financial mistakes that could leave you with buyer...

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Why a Millennial Housing Boom Is Coming

The housing market has been experiencing a surprising boom, despite the pervasive volatile conditions that have been impacting it over the past decade. Research indicates that the millennial generation may be the ones responsible for th...

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How To Avoid A Grant Scam

Foremost, you should never pay for a grant service. Applying for a federal grant is free. Many sites will offer a grant writing service or promise that you have a better chance to be approved for a grant if you put down your credit card. This is a...

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Reduce Your Monthly Electric Bill with These Simple Tips

If you're not paying attention, your electric bill can get a little out of control. You often don't think about the small ways that you're using more and more electricity until you open the bill and find a number much h...

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First Time Home Buyers Can Find Great Mortgage Assistance Grants

Buying a home for the first time can be intimidating. Many first time home buyers are in need of help. They don't know where to begin. Fortunately, there are many sources of help to provide assistance for many p...

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The Good Neighbor Next Door Program

The Good Neighbor Next Door program gives qualified individuals an opportunity to purchase homes with a significant 50 percent discount. It's intended to encourage community helpers to move into the same communities that they provide a serv...

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LIHEAP: A Valuable Lifeline for Those Needing Help With Utility Expenses

LIHEAP, formally known as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, was established by Congress more than 30 years ago. Overseen by the Department of Health and Human Services and operated by state ...

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