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Common Mistakes that First-Time Homebuyers Make: An Interview with Kevin Chard of Phoenix Realty and Property Management Inc. Common Mistakes that First-Time Homebuyers Make: An Interview with Kevin Chard of Phoenix Realty and Property Management Inc.

By Kevin Chard

Kevin Chard of Phoenix Realty and Property Management Inc. shares the common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make.

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Rent To Own: All The Things You Need To Know Rent To Own: All The Things You Need To Know

By Tabitha Naylor

As its name suggests, properties that are marked as rent-to-own allows you to pay for your chosen house in monthly increments while letting you live in and use all the things included in the property. Inside, we look at the advantages and disadvantages of entering this unique housing arrangement

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Commercial Property Investing Tips Commercial Property Investing Tips

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Commercial real estate investing consists of different types of properties, such as retail, office buildings, hotels and industrial facilities. The investment is large-scale with long-term profits, but the upfront capital is also large. To minimize investment risk, use these time-tested tips for rock-solid commercial investing.

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Micro Apartment Craze Micro Apartment Craze

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

"Micro living" is an affordable and ecological way to own or rent an apartment. San Francisco is currently witnessing a micro apartment boom intended to appeal to renters priced out by the average studio apartment rent. Learn the pros and cons of this craze to decide if a micro apartment is right for you.

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Top Five Bay Area Towns for Young Couples Top Five Bay Area Towns for Young Couples

By Tiffany Raiford

The Bay Area is a spectacular location to call home. Young couples from across the country make their way west to call one of these top five towns home. Read on to find out why these five Bay Area towns are for you.

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Top Five Family Friendly Towns in the Bay Area Top Five Family Friendly Towns in the Bay Area

By Mary Lamphere

These family friendly towns in the Bay Area boast above average schools, parks and recreation, affordable living and low crime rates.

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Top Five Upcoming Towns in the Bay Area Top Five Upcoming Towns in the Bay Area

By Mary Lamphere

Some of the fastest growing cities in the Bay Area feature pristine views, prime location and influential businesses and startups in technology, sports, hospitality and entertainment.

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Top Five Best Towns to Rent in the Bay Area Top Five Best Towns to Rent in the Bay Area

By Mary Lamphere

Whether you're looking for the cheapest rent, the most convenient location to restaurants and shopping or the ideal rental neighborhood to raise a family in, you'll find it in the Bay Area. These are some of the best towns to rent in throughout the Bay Area.

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Top Five Best School Systems in the Bay Area Top Five Best School Systems in the Bay Area

By Mary Lamphere

Are you looking for the best place in the Bay Area to send your children to school? These school systems all have above average standardized testing and one touts graduation rates of 99.5%!

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Top Five Best Places to Live in the Bay Area Top Five Best Places to Live in the Bay Area

By Mary Lamphere

A look at some of the best places in the Bay Area to live in including popular cities for families, technology, diversity and laid back living just outside the city.

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