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hel1There you are, winding down the evening on the couch, getting ready to turn off Netflix and turn in for the night when you hear something in the next room. Is the window open? Did a critter get inside?


If you’re freaked out and wondering if you could be in the presence of something otherworldly, you’re in good company. According to the New York Times, “Half of all Americans believe in paranormal phenomena.” A Harris Poll says, specifically, that “about 45 percent of people believe in ghosts,” and that “almost 30 percent of the respondents said they believed that they'd personally been in the presence of a ghost.”

To figure out whether what you’re experiencing is the real deal, first, use some expert tips to rule out other sensible explanations. “If your house is also home to a ghost, it should be somewhat easy to identify,” said Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure’s resident astrologer. Her “five ways you can tell whether your house is haunted” include: “unexplained temperature changes, strange technological glitches, unusual scents, object movement or unidentifiable sounds, and pets making contact.”

If you nodded your head to at least a few of those, well, congratulations—or, sorry—your house might actually be haunted. So now what do you do? 

Read more: So, Your House Is Haunted...

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AdobeStock 78944559Selling your home can be a thrilling and very lucrative experience. But for the first-time home seller, it can also be nerve-wracking and deflating. That’s because selling the largest investment of your life can be counterintuitively expensive. Getting your home ready to be scrutinized by strangers takes a lot of cash and elbow grease. As the saying goes, it takes money to make money.

However, there are some easy ways to cut down on your front-end expenses to make your home sale more profitable. Let’s look at three of the best.

Read more: Ways to Save When Selling Your Home

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Investment PropertyOver the years real estate has proven to be one of the most profitable investing strategies. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that just any investment property will bring high return and success to its owner. The secret to making money in real estate is finding profitable rental properties. If you are a new real estate investor with no experience in the business, don’t worry because you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will provide you with the best tips on how to find a property for profitable investing.

Read more: 9 Tips To Find A Profitable Investment Property

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cardiff sunset3If you still think that the best time to buy a home is either spring or summer, you might miss out on what makes buying a home in fall such a great idea. While it is true that the buying frenzy is usually during spring and summer, taking advantage of the many holidays during fall can finally land you your dream home.

Best Time to Buy a Home

Are you aware that October is the best month for snagging home buying deals? This is backed by RealtyTrac’s data over a period of 15 years and 32 million home sales during that time period. More so, their data showed that those who purchased homes in October ended up paying 2.6% less than the estimated market value for the homes they purchased. That’s thousands upon thousands of savings!

Read more: Fall May be the Best Time to Buy a Home!

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