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Home-Buying & Climate Change: The Riskiest and Safest Places in 2022

Home-Buying & Climate Change: The Riskiest and Safest Places in 2022

Climate change has already affected the U.S. real estate market in more ways than one. Is your area safe from disasters and other costs associated with climate change?

What Is the Average Realtor Commission? (2022 Data)

What Is the Average Realtor Commission? (2022 Data)

On average, realtor commission is 5.49% of a home’s sale price — but it varies by state and is always negotiable. Learn how to save thousands on commission!

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Redfin vs. Zillow: Which Home Value Estimator Should You REALLY Trust?

Zillow and Redfin offer two of the most popular online home value estimators, but which one is the most accurate?

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1-800-Pack-Rat Reviews: What Actual Customers Think

1-800-Pack-Rat is a popular long-distance moving and portable storage service with locations across the country.

List With Freedom: What You Need to Know

List With Freedom ratings | Reviews | Service quality | Costs | Top competitors | Next steps | Methodology List With Freedom is a flat fee MLS (FFMLS) company that for sale by owner (FSBO) sellers can use to get their home listed on their local MLS. It’s licensed in 47 states and Washington, DC.  It isn’t available in Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. List With Freedom’s three flat-fee packages are competitively priced, ranging $149–$295. Each of the company’s plans will get your home on your local MLS and on top real estate websites like Zillow and… Reviews: What You Need to Know ratings | Reviews | Service quality | Costs | Top competitors | Next steps | Methodology is a for sale by owner (FSBO) real estate marketplace available in every state but North Dakota. Sellers can get their property listed on the MLS and for $399.95, which is a good value if you want to sell FSBO. We don’t recommend’s $99.95 option. It’s affordable, but you’ll only get your property listed on, not the MLS. So buyers and their real estate agents won’t be able to find your home on Zillow,, and other popular…

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What’s The Best Time To Move? It’s Complicated

The best time to move is generally from September to May, but other details about your move might make choosing the right date a little more complicated.

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Moving Across Country Checklist (And Free Download)

A complete checklist for your next cross-country move, with a free downloadable PDF!

Beycome Reviews: What FSBO Sellers Should Know

Beycome ratings | Beycome reviews | Service quality | Costs | Top competitors | Next steps | Methodology Beycome is a licensed real estate broker that can list your for sale by owner (FSBO) property on the multiple listing service (MLS) for a flat fee. Beycome’s flat fee service starts at $99 for its Basic package, which includes the maximum amount of professional photos for the MLS listing, access to legal forms, and other support for FSBO sellers. It’s available in 10 states: Beycome’s Basic package offers great value for FSBO sellers who want to get their home listed…

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Clever Real Estate Reviews: Is It Legit? (2023 Update)

Clever matches you with experienced agents and helps you save on realtor fees. Read these Clever Real Estate reviews to learn more!

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5 Best Long-Distance Moving Companies (2023)

The best long distance movers on our list have a great reputation and few complaints.

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National Study Confirms: Renting Still Cheaper Than Buying

It’s official: in most of the U.S., renting is cheaper than buying a home. The average home price has increased 70% more than average rent prices across the U.S. since 2016, putting homeownership out of reach for many in the most populated cities in the country. Still, some places are friendlier for first-time buyers looking to invest in a home. Homebay’s latest study of price-to-rent ratios around the U.S. identified a few cities where it’s still affordable, and in some cases favorable, for renters to become owners. Here are some of the findings. The average monthly mortgage payment is…

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PPM Move: Is a Personally Procured Move Right for You?

Personally procured moves (PPM) are a common way to save money in the military, but handling a move on your own isn’t always worth the hassle.