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    Think You Have a Bad Roommate? Read This Nightmare Tale

    By Angela Colley | July 16, 2022

    There's a special level of hell that only comes from having a seriously bad roommate. And this, folks, is my cautionary tale of how to deal with it. The post Think You Have a Bad Roommate? Read This Nightmare Tale appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    First-Time Home Buyer Confessions: ‘How We Beat 32 Offers and Got the House’

    By Clarissa Buch | October 21, 2020

    If you're curious about what it takes to buy property in today's marketplace, look no further than this new series, "First-Time Home Buyer Confessions." The post First-Time Home Buyer Confessions: ‘How We Beat 32 Offers and Got the House’ appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    ‘I Thought I’d Bought a Home, Then the Coronavirus Hit’

    By Tara Mastroeni | May 11, 2020

    Buying a home had always been part of my life plan, and in February, I made an offer on a condo in Philadelphia. Then the coronavirus came a long, and threw everything for a loop. The post ‘I Thought I’d Bought a Home, Then the Coronavirus Hit’ appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    How I Learned to Make the Most of Working From Home—and You Can Too

    By Claudine Zap | March 23, 2020

    With the mandate to “shelter in place” to slow the spread of COVID-19 virus, office workers prepared to work from home, just like me. The post How I Learned to Make the Most of Working From Home—and You Can Too appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    The Heart-Wrenching Reality of Revisiting Your Childhood Home, Decades Later

    By Briana Haas-Zak | September 9, 2019

    After my childhood home was sold, I would do drive-bys for 15 years. Then in 2010, I was actually invited inside. Here is what happened. The post The Heart-Wrenching Reality of Revisiting Your Childhood Home, Decades Later appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Please, Just Stop With These Holiday Decorations—We’re Begging You

    By Erik Gunther and Rachel Stults | December 24, 2018

    Allow us to point out a few of the abominable decorations befouling our holiday spirit. Boy, does our rage run deep for some of this craptastic stuff. The post Please, Just Stop With These Holiday Decorations—We’re Begging You appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    What We Learned From Losing Our Home in the California Fires

    By Michelle Perry Higgins | December 12, 2018

    Michelle Perry Higgins was one of many who lost a home in the Northern California fires. These are the financial lessons she learned. The post What We Learned From Losing Our Home in the California Fires appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Our 15-Year Quest to Find the Perfect Place to Retire

    By Beth DeCarbo | November 23, 2018

    The story of how one couple planned, saved and visited 21 cities before picking the perfect spot to build their dream home. The post Our 15-Year Quest to Find the Perfect Place to Retire appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

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