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Jul 3, 2013 2:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Call them white-knuckle buyers -- shoppers worried that their chance to own an affordable home is rapidly fading. Real estate agents weigh in with their thoughts.

Jun 27, 2013 4:15PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

Want to cut your energy bill? Consider switching to gas to fuel your household appliances.

Jun 26, 2013 1:36PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

You tell yourself that additional bathroom will add so much value you'll come out ahead when you sell your home. You probably won't, but some changes come closer to it than others.

Jun 25, 2013 1:27PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Cheaper building materials and synthetic furniture mean many large houses burn much more quickly than older, more modest homes.

Jun 24, 2013 9:17PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

To purchase a home in the most competitive markets you'll need ingenuity, cunning and wads of cash. And tactics like these.

Jun 19, 2013 5:33PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Homes still seem pretty cheap, even with prices rising by 10% or more. But a comfortable monthly payment can hide a painful truth.

Jun 16, 2013 7:35PM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

A quarter of all US renters spend at least half of their paychecks on housing. If you're barely getting by, will you ever get ahead?

Jun 10, 2013 6:57PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

Ever wonder how the Joneses paid for their new kitchen? There are several kinds of people who can finance a big remodeling job. Who they are might surprise you.

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