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Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market

Britain's decision to levy a higher rate of tax on investors in its red hot housing market will be welcomed by many.

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How to buy a home without a 20% down payment

Don't have tens of thousands of dollars in savings? That doesn't mean there's no hope of becoming a homeowner.

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The most expensive housing market is...

A piece of the American Dream can cost anywhere from $75,000 to $2.3 million. It all depends on where you live.

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Home prices make solid gains

U.S. home prices went up in July according to a new report

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US home sales fall in August

U.S. home sales dropped in August because of smaller supplies and increasing prices, according to The Associated Press.

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Home construction slowing in ND since post-flood peak

Residential construction has slowed from its post-flood peak of a few years ago in a North Dakota town.

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Swimming accident law: The basics

It's that time of year when the 6 o'clock news leads far too often with the most tragic stories about childhood drowning deaths, near deaths and injuries.


Buying in bulk can save big bucks

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save time and money.



Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the grocery store. Find out how to keep both your fridge and your wallet full.

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Small decorating changes make big impact

You can make big changes to your home just by making small decorating switches.

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Laundry tips to defeat 5 impossible stains

We've got the answers that will help you stop the guesswork on laundry and make it easy to beat five almost-impossible-to-get-out stains.

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5 ways to declutter your life

While some may think clutter is a sign of genius at work, the truth is messy surroundings could actually be holding you back. Discover five ways to you can cut out the clutter.

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Central Oregon Follows National Housing Trends

Central Oregon Follows National Housing Trends

While existing home sales across the US fell 4.9% December 2014 to January 2015, sales were up 3.2% in January from a year ago according to the National Association of REALTORSĀ®. Locally, Central Oregon has seen a similar trend.

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