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  • Some pointers to assist community associations in the bidding process, whether it’s building painting, roofs, concrete or any of a multitude of repair and replacement projects.

    Tips on the Community Association Bidding Process

    Tips on the Community Association Bidding Process

    by Kristen Willms0

  • This article will explain the concept of pocket neighborhoods and the advantages of living in a smaller home.

    What Are Pocket Neighborhoods?

    What Are Pocket Neighborhoods?

    by Mary Hyatt52

  • Are you downsizing for a long-distance move? Most people at some point need to downsize. Often this happens when the children are grown and the house is too big for just one or two people, so a smaller home is desirable in a better locale.

    Downsizing for a Long-Distance Move: My Experience

    Downsizing for a Long-Distance Move: My Experience

    by Linda Jo Martin8

  • The beaches, the sun, the wildlife – Australia has it all. Discover 10 reasons why you should be planning your move to Australia to enjoy the high standard of living and laid back lifestyle.

    10 Reasons You Should Move to Australia

    10 Reasons You Should Move to Australia

    by C L Mitchell1

  • When buying a home, purchasers look at construction, aesthetics, convenience, and weatherability. Seldom do they notice the geology. But in the wrong location, you could lose your home to floods.

    Drainage Basins:  How They Affect Buying a Home

    Drainage Basins: How They Affect Buying a Home

    by watergeek3

  • Things I hated about selling a house. We have sold two houses. This about all the stress we went through trying to sell them.

    What I Hate About Selling a Home

    What I Hate About Selling a Home

    by moonlake48

  • Learn how to easily increase your home's Zillow Zestimate. Zillow often lacks accurate information about a home, which can cause Zillow to calculate a Zestimate that is lower than it should be.

    How to Increase Your Home's Zillow Zestimate

    How to Increase Your Home's Zillow Zestimate

    by John Coviello14

  • Sedona Arizona hosts visitors from all over the world year around. The red rocks and Oak Creek Canyon have appeared in western films are among he world's most photographed locations. Stories of mystical happenings, locating a vortex of energy and new age retreats are well known.

    Living in Sedona, Arizona: Life Beyond the Vortex

    Living in Sedona, Arizona: Life Beyond the Vortex

    by mactavers8

  • Why is it a good idea for Brits to buy property in France after Brexit? 10 good reasons why British people (or anyone) would consider buying a home and moving to France for a better and cheaper life.

    Ten Reasons to Buy a Property in France After Brexit

    Ten Reasons to Buy a Property in France After Brexit

    by Barbara Walton42

  • With 37 millions America families choosing to rent instead of own, there are five things you should know before you sign that lease. Another article in the Apartment Living series.

    Apartment Living:  First Time Renter's Guide

    Apartment Living: First Time Renter's Guide

    by Carla J Swick7

  • Buying a home is one of the best investments you'll ever make! A basic understanding of the process of buying a home will help make the buying process smoother, easier, and relatively stress free.

    Understanding the Process of Buying a House

    Understanding the Process of Buying a House

    by Kate Daily0

  • Living in a tiny house has become fashionable. However it also makes good sense in terms of money, convenience, comfort, and happiness.

    Reasons to Live in a Tiny House

    Reasons to Live in a Tiny House

    by Tessa Schlesinger4

  • Irish castles are the stuff of legend and lore, but many people don't realize that many of them are on the market! Check out these historical and authentic properties for sale.

    Irish Castles for Sale in Ireland

    Irish Castles for Sale in Ireland

    by Ann Leavitt141

  • Everyone knows Las Vegas as a party town, but what motivates someone to settle down and plant roots in Sin City? From outdoor activities to sports and entertainment, Las Vegas has a lot to offer!

    13 Reasons to Live in Las Vegas

    13 Reasons to Live in Las Vegas

    by Victoria Anne2

  • Retiring abroad is attractive to many retirees - but where to start? This article sets out some basic steps that can help clarify your thinking and get you on the road to your retirement dream!

    Planning to Retire Abroad - First Steps

    Planning to Retire Abroad - First Steps

    by Kate Swanson10

  • The experts may think they know what sells a house, but my interviews with buyers shows a different story. What features do women want when they buy a house? How to remodel a house for sale.

    Selling Your House: 7 Things Your Buyer Wants

    Selling Your House: 7 Things Your Buyer Wants

    by Shasta Matova40

  • Weekly hotels might be the answer to your housing situation if you have low income and you do not have the money to get your own apartment, or if you have an eviction dogging your credit.

    How to Find Low-Cost Extended-Stay Hotels and Motels

    How to Find Low-Cost Extended-Stay Hotels and Motels

    by Rachelle Williams33

  • Moving can be a stressful event and relocating to another state even more stressful but with these tip and checklist your move can be smooth and drama free.

    Moving Tips for Relocating to Another State

    Moving Tips for Relocating to Another State

    by Richard Bivins14

  • Directions for integrating the benefits of owning a home and living in a recreational vehicle using methods that range from making an RV more livable to setting it up as part of an RV port configuration.

    How to Make an Affordable Home out of an RV

    How to Make an Affordable Home out of an RV

    by Sondra Rochelle4

  • Oildale was once a vibrant community, supported by the petroleum industry, the wells seemed never ending. Now the area seems to be split between the working class and a group struggling with poverty.

    Oildale, CA

    Oildale, CA

    by Finn Liam Cooper11

  • You've seen the photos of the sleek, warm, modern mobile homes. You've spent a weekend at the park. The salesman turned out to be your best friend. DO NOT SIGN THE CONTRACT!

    Buying a Mobile Home on a Holiday Park?

    Buying a Mobile Home on a Holiday Park?

    by Christine Baughen20

  • Eviction laws in San Francisco make it almost impossible for landlords and master tenants to evict problem renters. Here's some useful advice if you intend to try.

    How to Evict a Subtenant in San Francisco

    How to Evict a Subtenant in San Francisco

    by Christy Kirwan18

  • Moving alone out of state is very stressful but if you follow my tips, you just may save some money and reduce your anxiety. I have essential tips and steps to make your move less painful.

    Essential Tips for Moving Alone to Another State

    Essential Tips for Moving Alone to Another State

    by Stacie L22

  • Renting an apartment after a bankruptcy can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. If you're concerned about finding a place after bankruptcy, here are 10 tips that will make your search easier.

    10 Tips for Renting an Apartment After Bankruptcy

    10 Tips for Renting an Apartment After Bankruptcy

    by carolynkaye2

  • Toledo, Ohio was recently named the number one city with the lowest rental rates in the U.S. If you’re seeking affordable housing, Toledo might be a good place to investigate.

    Relocation Guide to Low-Rent Toledo, Ohio

    Relocation Guide to Low-Rent Toledo, Ohio

    by Rachelle Williams3

  • Have you ever wondered why people buy timeshares? Have you thought about purchasing one yourself but don't know where to start? Let's go over some timeshare basics that will help you make an educated choice to purchase or not to purchase a timeshare.

    The Timeshare Debate

    The Timeshare Debate

    by Alice V1

  • Florida has a lot to offer, and that is why the state is growing in population. A lot of people want to live there. Thinking of moving to Florida? Here are 20 reasons to think again.

    20 Reasons Not to Move to Florida

    20 Reasons Not to Move to Florida

    by Catherine Giordano242

  • Of all the low income housing programs, tax credit apartment, or income based apartments are the most hassle free. You will not find long waiting lists, and there are no lengthy application rituals like the ones associated with section 8 housing...

    Tax-Credit and Income-Based Apartments

    Tax-Credit and Income-Based Apartments

    by Rachelle Williams17

  • In 2011, a Texas man gained notoriety when he claimed a $16 affidavit of adverse possession gave him rights to an expensive suburban home. What is adverse possession and how does it work? Find out here.

    Adverse Possession and How It Works

    Adverse Possession and How It Works

    by Deborah Neyens23

  • If you are trying to sell your home there are some easy things you can do to help you succeed. Give your house great kerb appeal, hide the pets and mask any unpleasant smells.

    Tips and Advice for Selling Your Home Fast

    Tips and Advice for Selling Your Home Fast

    by Galaxy Harvey10

  • Author presents three methods homeowners can use to stop foreclosure, even after a sale date has been set. Many don't realize it, but hope is still there, even when the situation seems hopeless.

    It’s Possible to Stop a Foreclosure Sale Date

    It’s Possible to Stop a Foreclosure Sale Date

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD0

  • There are some huge differences between renting a house and renting an apartment! Guide to searching for a house to rent, including house hunting, determining how much rent you can afford, what to look for in a rental house, and how to crush the rental application process.

    Renting Your First House: A Checklist and Guide

    Renting Your First House: A Checklist and Guide

    by Katy Medium0

  • London is a popular destination for visitors, but what is it like to live there? This article gives the pros and cons of being a resident of England's capital city.

    Pros and Cons of Living in London

    Pros and Cons of Living in London

    by Paul Goodman0

  • We used Opendoor to sell our Las Vegas home and it worked seamlessly for our needs. Here I share the mostly good facets of our experience and the reasons that a real estate service like this can work well for some home sellers.

    Using a Service Like Opendoor to Sell Your Home

    Using a Service Like Opendoor to Sell Your Home

    by KathyH5

  • Many people across America and the world dream of living in New York City. There are many great advantages to living in the city, but also some big drawbacks.

    Pros and Cons of Living in New York City

    Pros and Cons of Living in New York City

    by Paul Goodman9

  • Stock-piling cash, moving halfway across the country, shopping for, and finally deciding to purchase, a small farm. (Or, why has Farmer Rachel been away from Hubpages for so long?)

    Buying a Small Farm: Tips and Info

    Buying a Small Farm: Tips and Info

    by Rachel Koski38

  • If you are working, but living paycheck to paycheck, it might be hard to afford the high cost of rent. Check out this guide to the top five cities with the lowest rental costs in the U.S., it may be worth it to relocate.

    Top 20 Cities With Affordable Rent in the U.S.

    Top 20 Cities With Affordable Rent in the U.S.

    by Rachelle Williams2

  • I always dreamed of being able to move to a cabin in the mountains. This is how I did it. I lived there for thirteen years. Happy memories!

    How I Moved to a Cabin in the Mountains

    How I Moved to a Cabin in the Mountains

    by Linda Jo Martin58

  • Mobile homes are an attractive buy for some folks because of the low cost but, when buying an older one, there are some pitfalls you should definitely avoid.

    Tips on Buying an Older Mobile Home

    Tips on Buying an Older Mobile Home

    by GH Price17

  • So what happens if you abandon your home and let it foreclose? This article will help you understand what the consequences will be if your home ends up being foreclosed. It will also give you an idea of what to expect and offer some options for those who want to try to save their homes and avoid foreclosure.

    What Happens if You Abandon Your Home and Let It Foreclose

    What Happens if You Abandon Your Home and Let It Foreclose

    by bethparker459

  • Florida conjures up images of sun, sand, and blue ocean to many. Here is a list of the relative advantages an disadvantages of living in Florida, presented in a pros and cons format.

    The Pros and Cons of Living in Florida

    The Pros and Cons of Living in Florida

    by Paul Goodman11

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