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Moving can be a stressful experience. Following our moving advice can make your move go more smoothly. Moving tips include researching movers, getting moving cost estimates and getting the best prices for boxes. Check out all the columns, articles, radio shows, blog entries and videos on this page for tons of moving advice.

Selling Your Home in a Short Sale: Is a Short Sale Worth it?

Selling you home in a short sale: Is a short sale worth it? A short sale can affect your credit, but you get a break from the IRS in 2013. Q: Our daughter and son-in-law are looking into using a …

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Top 10 Moving Destinations in US – Ilyce Glink’s Real Estate Minute

Ilyce Glink tells us about the top 10 moving destinations in the US on today’s Real Estate Minute. Americans are on the move. According to the Census Bureau, more than 36 million Americans moved in 2012. Where are they moving …

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Noise Issues With Neighbors: How to Deal With Rotten Neighbor Problems

Do you have noise issues with rotten neighbors? How to deal with neighbor issues in a homeowner’s association. Q: I borrowed your book for first-time home buyers from the library a few years ago. I need to read it again …

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Should You Sell Or Rent Your House?

Q: I have been unemployed for about 6 months and have just secured a job in another city. I will reach retirement age in about 6 or 7 years. I will most likely not retire in the new city I …

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Moving And Applying For A Mortgage Without A Job

If you are moving to another state, and looking for a new job, wait until you have found that new job before applying for a mortgage and buying a new home. In the current economic crisis, lenders are more cautious about approving mortgage loans. Lenders will require extensive documentation and will require confirmation from your employer of your status of employment. Make sure you talk to a mortgage lender or mortgage broker about your move and job prospects before buying a new home or applying for a mortgage. Or you may find you’re unable to get to the closing table.

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Moving Out During Home Renovation

During a home renovation, should you move out or try to live through it? You may be able to stick it out through smaller home repair jobs. However, construction is dirty, dusty and loud, and the whole renovation job will go much smoother if you move out. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for opinions from builders on whether you should move out during your own home renovation job.

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Tips To Prepare For Moving Day

Planning a move? New figures released by the National Association of Realtors indicate more homes are on the market. Here’s some advice to those planning on moving in the future, because it’s never too early to prepare for the big day.

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Moving For Better Public Schools

Should we move to a new house in a neighborhood with better schools or stay where we are and continue to pay for private schools? The monetary benefits might be worth it, but you should also think about what response your teenage child might have.

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New Construction: Purchase Property, Hire Builders After Moving To Area

A couple nearly 2 years from retirement are planning a move out of state and ask for advice about purchasing property and beginning new construction before they move. The couple can wait to purchase property, hire builders and begin new construction until after they move to the new state. It’s too hard to purchase property, begin new construction and hire builders while still living out of state.

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Book Review: Moving, Scams and Teacher’s Salary

If your budget is tight, the last thing your personal finances need is a scam, a bad move or out of control spending. Three new books provide a lift for those who are trying to do more with their money, and provide much-needed advice for avoiding common traps and potholes. These books can benefit you and your finances as well as other sources, such as MovingScam.com, where you can get additional information.

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