Архив автора: Liz Steelman

These Are The Most Popular Listings on Trulia This Month

I spend entirely too much of my free time looking at real estate listings—even though looking at them is a good chunk of what I get paid to do here! But even though I know what I’m looking for, even I get lost clicking through dream homes: «I should move to Detroit and buy this $20,000 fixer upper!» or «If I save now, I can totally can afford this $2 million apartment in Brooklyn by the time I’m 30!» This is all mental gymnastics—I definitely will not do either of these, but it sure is fun to dream. (далее…)

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There Are Only 4 Cities in the U.S. Where A Studio Is Actually Cheaper Than a One-Bedroom

If you’ve been patting yourself on the back for living minimally in a studio apartment in the hopes of squirreling away a couple of hundreds of dollars every month for a down payment sometime in the future, brace yourself: I hate to break it to you, but you might actually be losing money. At least according to a new analysis from HotPads, a Zillow company that focuses on apartment searches, the median price for a one-bedroom apartment in most cities is actually cheaper than a studio. (далее…)

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The Smart Savings Trick I Learned From My Mom

My dad was frequently unemployed while I was growing up. When he had a job as a software salesman, things were pretty bountiful in our household: We’d go on vacation, build a playhouse, have another sibling join the family, etc. But it always seemed that right after we’d get used to living in «boom times,» he’d get laid off. And since my mom chose to stay home and homeschool us, there wasn’t money coming in when my dad wasn’t working. During these times, we had to do without cable, allowance, dance class, and other small indulgences. (далее…)

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Jon Glaser Loved His First Apartment So Much, He Teared Up Just Thinking About It

Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom. (далее…)

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Your Debt May Not Be a Mortgage Dealbreaker After All

Hamilton and Burr. Kanye and Drake. Freshly brushed teeth and orange juice. These are pairs never to be mixed. And generally one would say that debt and homeownership are one of these mutually exclusive pairs—but that may be changing, says a new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (далее…)

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Jordin Sparks’s First Apartment Was a Real Lesson in Adulting — My First Apartment

Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom. (далее…)

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