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Consumer Reports Magazine

March 2015
March 2015

Cover Story

4 red flags that can ruin a home sale
Problems you shouldn't ignore when buying or selling a house
Home-sale mistakes that cost you money
Buyers and sellers: Doing a deal right can mean tens of thousands of dollars in your pocket
Real Estate Agents confess their dirty little secrets
These 7 bad behaviors will cost you money
Top 5 ways to boost the value of your home
Learn how to make 10 percent more money when selling your home


Is it okay to share log-ins for Amazon Prime, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, or Netflix?
Here’s how to stay out of ethical and legal hot water
The surprising dangers of CT scans and X-rays
Patients are often exposed to cancer-causing radiation for little medical reason, a Consumer Reports investigation finds


Big-load haulers: Fit for moving day, Home Depot runs . . . and daily life
These wagons and hatchbacks offer flexible interiors and ample cargo room
Independent vs. dealer shops for car repair
A Consumer Reports survey shows how dealerships and independent shops compare by brand

Up Front

Why you don’t want to click on Jimmy Kimmel
Online celebrity traps can steal your secrets

CR Health

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Maximize your home's value
Consumer Reports helps homeowners leverage their most valuable asset in a recovering real estate market
Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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