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2016: Homeowners Net Worth Will Be 45x Greater Than A Renter

2016: Homeowners Net Worth Will Be 45x Greater Than A Renter

Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. $5,400). Read More: 016: Homeowner’s Net Worth Will Be 45x Greater Than …

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How to Buy and Sell a Home at The Same Time without Losing Your Mind

Ah, to be a first-time home buyer again: How easy it was to buy a home when you weren’t carrying another mortgage on your back! If you’re looking to graduate from first-timer to repeat buyer, you know things are about to get much trickier. Unless you’re a bona fide house collector, you’ll have to sell your home in order to buy …

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Spending Green to Make Green

Spending Green to Make Green

Even though it’s been warm, Fall is right around the corner. Before energy and heating costs pile up, there are a few ‪#‎green‬ DIY projects you can do today! 1. Replace burned out lightbulbs with energy efficient ones! 2. Replace and repair weather stripping around windows and doors. 3. Sevice your furnace, replace filters, clean air ducts.  …

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Sherwood and West Linn make Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Live

Two Oregon Cities make Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Live Perched along the Willamette River just 13 miles south of Portland, West Linn is the quintessential small town. Its Historic Willamette district (a.k.a. downtown) is a charming cluster of independent restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques. The town plays host to all kinds of quirky …

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