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10 State-by-State Laws You Didn't Know Existed

Photo: Ying Chang
The ridiculous, the absurd, but true state laws you never knew about.

Congrats! You've landed your dream house (with the help of a Realtor®, of course) and you're ready to dive into the world of home ownership. But before you start DIY-ing your way to perfection, you might want to check that you're not breaking a law you didn't even know existed. (Thinking of painting your house on a Sunday? Better think again.)

  1. state laws infographic
    Photo by Ying Chang

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