Terri Williams

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Terri Williams has over 10 years of experience covering student loans, mortgages, real estate, budgeting, home improvement, business, and product reviews. Highlights: * Expert in mortgages, real estate, home buying, home selling, budgeting, insurance, and other personal finance topics * Writing is published in Investopedia, The Balance, The Economist, TIME, Architectural Digest, Realtor.com, Bob Vila, Popular Science, CNN Underscored, and more * Business and technology bylines at The Economist, Amerian Bar Association Journal, and Verizon

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Latest from Terri Williams
How to Save Money (and Energy) on Your Laundry Cycles
Home Tech Upgrades That Can Save Money and Make Your Home More Efficient
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10 Projects You Should Always Tackle Before Selling Your House
These Are the Top Bathroom Upgrades for 2023, According to HomeLight
Top Home Features Prospective Buyers Are Looking for Right Now
10 Signs Your Home Has an Insulation Problem—and What You Can Do About It
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How Much Money You Need to Buy a House—Beyond the Down Payment
You're Not Spending Enough Time Searching for a Mortgage Lender
This Is All the Money Advice You Shouldn't Take, According to Finance Experts
The Top 10 Houzz Home Design Predictions for 2023
16 Design Moves That Could Hurt Your Home’s Value, According to Real Estate Pros
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6 Important Money Decisions Retired Couples Need to Make
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Living in a House Built Before 1978? 6 Things You Should Check
The 10 Most Popular Home Improvement Projects for Fall 2022, According to Thumbtack
8 Signs There May Be Mold and Mildew in Your House
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Should You Ever Lowball a Home Offer?
Should You Buy a Second Home First?
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Barndominiums Are Potentially Cheaper and More Energy Efficient Than Standard Homes—Should You Buy One?
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Buying a House? Don't Be Fooled By These Home Staging Tricks
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Should You Help Your Kids or Grandkids Buy a House?
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Should You Buy a House With Cash? Here's What to Consider
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8 Common Regrets Homebuyers Have—and How to Avoid Them
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8 Expensive Home Upgrades That Don't Pay Off When You Sell Your Home
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Do You Really Need That 20% Down Payment on a House?