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The 25 Most Popular Photos Added to Houzz in 2013

Prepared by Mitchell Parker of Houzz.com See the newly uploaded images of kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and more that Houzz users really fell for this year There are a number of ways to measure what’s popular in home design. Sales of furnishings and

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25 Gorgeous Holiday Mantels

Laden with boughs, lights and even lemons, these decorated fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas spirit and a creative approach We made the call, and you answered. Thank you so much to everyone who responded to our Houzz call and

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Foreclosures Decrease 30 Percent In The Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s October National Foreclosure Report, completed foreclosures fell 30 percent year-over-year. There were 48,000 completed foreclosures in October 2013, down from 68,000 in October 2012, dropping 25.6 percent from September 2013.   By Tara Steele of AGBeat.com http://agbeat.com/housing-news/foreclosures-decrease-30-percent-last-year/

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Returning Military Look Forward to Homeownership

Homeownership is something many members of the military look forward to when they return from service. At the end of their tours, soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines — and their families — want a home. Why? For 88 percent, it

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Bank of America, Freddie Mac Reach $404M Mortgage Settlement

Bank of America, Freddie Mac reach an agreement Bank of America has reached a $404 million mortgage repurchase agreement with Freddie Mac on Monday morning, which covers outstanding as well as potential residential mortgage claims through the end of 2009 and will make-whole claims

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REFINANCING: Why Mel Watts Heading Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Will Push HARP 3.0 To The Forefront

Waiting for HARP 3 to pass Congress? Your wait may be just about over. Within days or weeks, congressional representative Mel Watts is expected to be confirmed as the new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The controls

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8 Ways to Decorate With Love and Meaning

Surround yourself with happy memories, inspiring messages and delightful drawings for a home that brings joy every day Instantly make your home feel more personal and inspired by decorating your walls with reminders of the places and people you love.

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