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Home Buying

Things Included in a Mortgage Payment

July 24, 2019
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Home Buying
Do you expect your monthly mortgage payment to be comparable to a rent payment? Here's 4 reasons why it isn't quite that simple.
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Necessary Mortgage Paperwork

May 14, 2019
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Home Buying
Do you know what to have prepared when you're ready to apply for a mortgage? Here's what you need.
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How to Make Moving a Breeze

March 12, 2019
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Home Buying
Moving is a big undertaking, even for the most organized of us. These 5 pro tips will help make your next move a breeze.
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Making a Competitive Offer on a Home

February 26, 2019
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Home Buying
Finding the right home is only the beginning of your home buying journey. After that, you’ll have to make an offer...
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Tips for Experienced Home Buyers

January 16, 2019
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Home Buying
If your a experienced homebuyer, it’s important to take the time to understand your goals, the housing market and the conditions under which you’re buying.
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Buying A Home in Winter

November 28, 2018
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Home Buying
Many would-be homebuyers assume that spring and summer are the best times to buy a new house. Why not use the nice weather & extra time to your advantage?
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Creative Ways to Source a Down Payment

October 9, 2018
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Home Buying
Coming up with that initial investment doesn't have to be a roadblock even if saving is difficult.
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Prepping for Your Mortgage Application

September 25, 2018
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Home Buying
The mortgage application process can feel stressful and drawn-out, but it doesn't have to.
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When to Update Your Home Insurance

July 18, 2018
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Home Buying
When's the last time you thought about your homeowners insurance? If you're not sure, then it's probably time to reassess your policy.
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Buying a Home With Student Loan Debt

June 26, 2018
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Home Buying
Did you know you can buy a home even if you have student loan debt? Here's how others are doing it.
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Home Inspections Explained

April 11, 2018
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Home Buying
Before you can move those boxes in and start enjoying your new property, you have one more major step to take: the home inspection.
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Budgeting Beyond The Homes Sales Price

March 26, 2018
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Home Buying
Determining how much home you can afford takes some number crunching. Sure, you should look at the listing price -- but that's only one part of the equation.
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7 Things to Ask Your Agent

March 13, 2018
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Home Buying
It's natural to be excited about finding a great property, but don't submit that bid just yet. Ask your agent these 7 questions first.
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3 Reasons to get a Second Mortgage

February 20, 2018
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Home Buying
Are you considering a second mortgage? Here's 3 reasons why it could be a good option for you.
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Completing Your Final Walkthrough

January 29, 2018
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Home Buying
Now that your closing is just days away, you're finally ready to start calling your new place home. Before this can happen, however, you should do a final walk-through of the property.
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Unusual But Amazing Homes

December 8, 2017
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Home Buying
If you picture the typical house you aren't likely to think of a shipping container or a silo, but some have turned these into comfortable homes.
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5 Mortgage Related Terms Explained

April 16, 2017
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Home Buying
You have a lot to consider when shopping for a mortgage, and you don't want unfamiliar lingo bogging you down. Make sure you know these 5 terms.
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Is a LEED-certified home right for you?

July 14, 2016
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Home Buying
If you're in the market for a new house, you may have considered a home with energy-saving features. And if your wish list goes beyond having...
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Would a condo suit you better?

July 14, 2016
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Home Buying
When you buy a condo, you own it just as you would a single-family detached house. But living in a condo differs from living in a house...
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4 Common Qualifying Questions

July 8, 2016
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Home Buying
As with any mortgage program, you must qualify based on loan qualification guidelines and standards for the program that you choose.
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10 Things Before Buying a New Home

May 18, 2016
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Home Buying
10 things home buyers often overlook when purchasing a new home. Learn from their mistakes and prepare yourself for the home buying process...
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VA Home Loans

March 13, 2016
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Home Buying
If you are a veteran or on active duty in the military, VA (Veteran Administration) loans provide you with exceptional financing opportunities.
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