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A Guide To Buying A Home for Young Families

A Guide To Buying A Home for Young Families

    The Great Recession left a big impression for many of us, especially millennials who were just coming into home buying age. Today, many millennials are timid about entering the housing market as the wounds are still fresh. But with growing wages, improving housing markets, and […]

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2017’s Real Estate Trends You Need to Understand

2017’s Real Estate Trends You Need to Understand

As the year comes to a close and we begin to look toward the new year, we ask ourselves, what will 2017 hold regarding real estate? From what we can tell now, experiences will be different for buyers and sellers depending on location and segments. Overall, prices […]

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Thanksgiving Hacks That Will Save Your Sanity

Thanksgiving Hacks That Will Save Your Sanity

  Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and being thankful for what we have, but often, it is spent stressing, rushing, and slaving over a hot stove. Between the planning, prepping, and actual cooking, we lose sight of what Thanksgiving is about. With these simple hacks, […]

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5 Ways to Up Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

5 Ways to Up Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

Not everyone has stellar credit and a job that brings in the big bucks, but that doesn’t mean they still can’t get approved for a loan. If you take a second to look at the situation from the banker’s perspective, would you want to give out a […]

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4 Reasons You Should Consider a 15 Year Mortgage

4 Reasons You Should Consider a 15 Year Mortgage

When it comes to our mortgage payments, we’d all like to make half as many payments and save thousands of dollars on interest, all while paying a low-interest rate. If this sounds like a fantasy, then you’re wrong. People across the country are doing exactly this by […]

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Now Could be the Time to Buy or Refinance Your Home

Now Could be the Time to Buy or Refinance Your Home

Photo Attributed: shortsalesapproved.com With the British exiting the European Union earlier this summer and slow job growth, the Federal Reserve has postponed the possibility of adjusting key funds. It is still unclear what the Fed may do within the next couple of months, but economists are suggesting […]

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4 Ways To Keep Your Mortgage Closing Costs Low

4 Ways To Keep Your Mortgage Closing Costs Low

Photo Attributed: thelittlebookofmuses.com New loan regulations have increased within the past year, which in turn have raised closing costs. Closing costs are required by all types of loans and is paid by the borrower, lender, or a combination of the two. Zero-closing cost loans typically come with higher […]

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5 Things You Need to be Pre-approved for a Mortgage

5 Things You Need to be Pre-approved for a Mortgage

Is this summer the summer you’re going to buy your own home? Why not? Mortgage rates are still low and rents are skyrocketing. Before you start scoping out for sale homes online and attending open houses, you should be looking into getting pre-approved. Getting pre-approved means that […]

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5 Ways You Can Improve Your Credit Score

Photo Attributed: commons.wikimedia.org According to a survey done by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, more people are embarrassed to admit their credit score than their weight. Much like losing weight, improving your credit score does not happen overnight. It takes time, determination, and lifestyle changes. Making […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Refinancing

Everything You Need To Know About Refinancing

Photo Attributed: accruit.com In any economic climate, it can be difficult to make the payments on a home mortgage. Between possible high-interest rates and an unstable economy, making mortgage payments may become tougher than you ever expected. Should you find yourself in this situation, it might be […]

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