Freelance journalist and author

Some topics I write about include personal finance (i.e., credit cards, banking, budgets, buying a home), pets and small business (i.e., management, cash flow) and history (i.e., American, business).

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If You Can't Buy My House, Rent to Own It | Real Estate Tips | HGTV

If You Can't Buy My House, Rent to Own It | Real Es...

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HGTV Magazine

If You Can't Buy My House, Rent to Own It | Real Estate Tips | HGTV

If You Can't Buy My House, Rent to Own It | Real Es...

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The Red Flags of Mortgage Fraud | Real Estate Tips | HGTV

The Red Flags of Mortgage Fraud | Real Estate Tips ...

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They're Just Not That Into Your House

Just as in dating, wooing potential homebuyers unsuccessfully can leave you wondering what went wrong. But, as these tips from HGTV.com show, you can't take it personally....

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Guide to Mortgage Assumptions

Is a mortgage assumption a smart choice for you? Here, HGTV.com tells you everything you need to know....

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Patio Ideas: Building Tips and Design Trends

Get expert tips for building a patio and discover the latest trends in flooring, lighting, furniture and more with HGTVRemodels....

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How Do I Figure Out My Home Value?

If you’re going to buy or sell a house and haven’t gone through the appraisal process for awhile, HGTV has the scoop on what you should know....

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Tiny Houses: Still the American Dream, Just a Little Smaller

Understand the pros and cons of living in a tiny house before committing with this article by HGTV....

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New Short Sale Rules: What You Need to Know

For too long, the experience of going through a short sale had come up, well, short. But new rules make short sales a much faster and easier process. HGTV.com has the details....

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How to Find an Eco-Friendly House

Use these tips to find an existing eco-friendly home for sale or to build a green home from scratch....

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Peer-to-Peer Lending

Check out these things to consider from HGTV.com if peer-to-peer lending is a plausible option....

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Three Open House Traps Buyers Should Avoid

Tour an open house the right way and find the home that's perfect for you with these tips from HGTV....

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All About Pre-War Architecture

These homes may be old, but they're full of spunk and charisma. Find out more about this architectural style in this article from HGTV.com....

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What to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Buying a home is the most important purchase you’re likely to make. You want to get it right. HGTV.com has the tips and questions to help you do exactly that....

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5 Types of Neighbors and How to Handle Them

HGTV.com explains five neighbor archetypes you might expect to find and how to handle them....