Staging is a crucial step in the home-selling process. Even
minor touch-ups and decorations can go a long way in getting a home sold
quickly and for the best possible price. The National Association of Realtors
estimates that for every $100 spent on staging a home, a seller can potentially
recoup $400. In recent years, real estate agencies have begun to offer services
that make the process of staging a home for sale less daunting.
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A perfect home can be hard to find these days, especially if
you’re a first-time home buyer on a budget.
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Everyone knows it’s expensive to live in San Jose. But a
recent study by Apartment Guide found that size matters, and in some cases,
renting a bigger apartment makes San Jose a bit more affordable than its
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June was an inflection point for US multifamily rent growth,
according to new figures by Yardi-Matrix. Following several months this year of
slow rent growth, rents rose robustly in the second quarter by $12 to reach
$1,465, the company says. Average rents increased by 2% in the second quarter
of 2019, and they are up 2.6% so far this year. Year-over-year growth increased
to 3.3%, up by 40 basis points from May.
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Credit cards can be used to earn rewards for everyday
spending. And if you pay off your bill in full by the end of the grace period
after the statement comes, you won’t pay any interest on purchases. That means
you can benefit from cash back, miles, or points without incurring any fees at
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Cambridge was the most expensive small city in the United
States east of the Rocky Mountains for renting an apartment as of July 1,
according to a recent report from listings and research site RentCafe.
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Hurricane Barry dumped more than 23 in. of rain in places as
it stormed up the Mississippi River Valley from Louisiana and Alabama to
Arkansas and as far north as Ontario, Canada, this week. Although the weather
system did less damage than initially feared, some experts say that, thanks to
climate change, things will only get worse going forward.
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Rent prices in Houston are growing the slowest among major
Texas cities, according to new data.
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The United States will surpass current market leaders
Australia and Qatar to become the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG)
exporter in 2024, a high-ranking official at the International Energy Agency
(IEA) said on Tuesday.
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Challenging conditions in the U.S. housing market, along
with tighter currency controls by the Chinese government, caused a stunning
drop in foreign demand for American homes.
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