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      Most Expensive Homes in Each State

      Find out which home is the most expensive in your state. Here's a list of the most expensive homes on...


      How Do Motorcycle Brakes Work?

      Knowing how your motorcycle brakes work helps you become a better driver. Here's what happens on your bike when you...


      The 50 Biggest Regrets First-Time Home Buyers Have

      It's easy to overlook some of these small yet very important things when you're excited about buying a house—but you'll...


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      Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?

      Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.


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      10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs

      Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...


      20 Things No One Tells You About Owning a Home

      Now that you've got a house, the responsibility of maintaining it kicks in.


      50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

      You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home


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      Why a Pre-Sale Home Inspection Is a Good Idea

      Thinking about selling your home? Here's why you should consider scheduling a pre-sale home inspection.

      12 Home Inspection Red Flags You Can Actually Overlook (For Now)

      When buying a home, the home inspection can be one of the most stress-inducing parts of the process. Will the...


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      Are Starter Homes Making a Comeback?

      Maybe. It's unclear whether Millennials will embrace modest starter houses the way generations of first-time home buyers did before them....


      10 Fun American Flag Facts

      Brush up on your flag knowledge with these fun American flag facts and historical notes.


      The Pros and Cons to Renovating an Old House

      The pros and cons of renovating an old house


      10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

      Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home


      Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

      Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.



      12 Things to Watch with a Home Appraisal

      Whether buying or selling a house, knowing what goes into an appraisal is valuable knowledge. Check out some things to...

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      The Trouble with Whole House Humidifiers

      Whole-house humidifiers make dry, brutal winters far more comfortable indoors. Unfortunately, the cons of a manual humidifier may out weigh...


      12 Most-Bang-for-Your-Buck Home Improvement Projects

      Home improvement projects don't always have to have big-budget price tags. If you're looking to sell or just want to...


      110 Nightmarish Home Inspector Scenarios

      After seeing these real-life home inspector photos (and picking your jaw up off of the floor), you’ll wonder what these...


      20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

      These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


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      Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 1

      Our friends at Structure Tech in St. Paul, MN, look at homes all across the Twin Cities. These are just...

      50 Abandoned Houses That Would Look Great Restored

      If you think these abandoned houses look cool now, just imagine them restored!


      13 DIY Home Improvements You May Not Know You Need a Permit For

      If you're getting ready to start a DIY project, then chances are you've been going through a mental or physical...


      10 Important Things to Consider when Buying a House

      Buying a house is a big decision. Have you considered these items?


      19 Crazy Cool Backyard Putting Greens

      Your golf game may not look tour-ready, but you can feel like a pro by stepping out into one of...


      The Reason Why People Despise Open-Concept Homes

      Maybe it doesn't feel as homey after all...


      36 Almost Unbelievable Plumbing and Electrical Goofs

      Read these DIYers' embarrassing moments stories and DIY fails from plumbing and electrical mistakes.