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VA loans – Understanding occupancy requirements

Written by Linda Vergon - One Comment

This post comes from Amanda Pallay at our partner site Quizzle.com. Most veterans say that some of the more confusing aspects of qualifying for a VA loan are the occupancy requirements. This usually stems from when a service member gets their PCS orders and has to move. Will they be able to rent the house? Will they […]

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Published on November 1st, 2013
Modified on October 16th, 2013 - One Comment
Filed under: House & Home,Moving,Real Estate
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Home prices are up: good news or bad?

Written by William Cowie - 13 Comments

This guest post is from William Cowie, who has contributed to Get Rich Slowly and other personal finance blogs. He also blogs about investing and offers a free Investing Basics course on Bite the Bullet Investing. Everywhere you look, the story’s the same: the value of your house is going up. The National Association of […]

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Published on May 1st, 2013
Modified on May 29th, 2013 - 13 Comments
Filed under: House & Home,Mortgages,Moving,Real Estate
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Meet Jim, my millionaire next door

Written by ecannon - 11 Comments

This guest post is from William Cowie, who has contributed to Get Rich Slowly and other personal finance blogs. He also blogs about investing and offers a free Investing Basics course on Bite the Bullet Investing. Like little ants, we moved and hustled all day, nine years ago, settling into our new house. We didn’t […]

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Published on April 12th, 2013
Modified on April 15th, 2013 - 11 Comments
Filed under: Family & Life,Moving,Saving & Investing
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Tax Deductible Moving Expenses

Written by Guest Contributor - 5 Comments

This is a guest post from Manuel Davis of BackTaxesHelp.com. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to their RSS feed. The first time you move into a new place, the entire process can be exciting and fun. For most people, that novelty wears off after a few more moves, with the […]

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Published on July 28th, 2010
Modified on July 30th, 2010 - 5 Comments
Filed under: Moving,Taxes,Working
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Preparing for a Move

Written by Laura Martinez - 30 Comments

Things are moving along with regard to our new townhouse. We have approximately 5-6 weeks to get ready for our move to the new place. I’m excited and ready to leave the apartment. I thought it might be helpful to share our to-do list for others that are planning to move. I’m sure many of […]

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Published on October 27th, 2009
Modified on October 4th, 2011 - 30 Comments
Filed under: Moving
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Twelve Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale

Written by Nickel - 14 Comments

On the heels of our mortgage refinance, I thought I’d put together a rundown of all the things we did two years ago to get our old house ready for sale. What follows is a rundown of all the ‘major’ stuff that we did just prior to putting our house on the market… 1. Had […]

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Published on February 20th, 2008
Modified on November 19th, 2009 - 14 Comments
Filed under: House & Home,Moving,Real Estate
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Ten Tips for a Successful Moving Sale

Written by Nickel - 11 Comments

Just over a year ago we sold our house and moved from one state to another. As part of this process, we held a huge and rather successful moving sale. What follows is a list of tips that contributed to the success of our sale. The main caveat here is that we generally run our […]

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Published on June 19th, 2007 - 11 Comments
Filed under: Moving
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Dish Network Customer Service Salvation (At Long Last)

Written by Nickel - 19 Comments

Phew! After three and a half long months we finally have closure… Dish Network has finally relented and credited us back for the supposedly “free” installation. In case you haven’t been following along, we’ve been in a long and drawn out fight with both Dish Network and the local reseller over a $49.99 bill credit […]

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Published on September 21st, 2006 - 19 Comments
Filed under: Moving
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Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

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Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had a crash course in the hidden costs of home ownership. Here’s a taste of what we’ve been dealing with…

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Published on September 15th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
Filed under: House & Home,Moving
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Roadmap for a Successful Relocation

Written by Nickel - 6 Comments

This one has been a long time coming, but… I finally got around to creating a ‘roadmap’ of sorts for everything that we went through this past spring/summer as we prepared for our move, and then actually relocated. So… If you’re interested in learning more about what you can expect when moving, decisions that have […]

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Published on September 11th, 2006 - 6 Comments
Filed under: Banking,House & Home,Mortgages,Moving,Real Estate
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