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Mortgage Market

Is It Better to Build or Buy a House?

The median sale price of a home in the United States has steadily risen over the past year. According to numbers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the average “sold” […]

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Refinance 5 min read
Can I Refinance an FHA Loan? What You Need to Know

If rates have dropped since you closed on your government-backed FHA loan, you’re likely asking yourself “Can I refinance an FHA loan?” The short answer: Yep. The long answer:  Let’s delve into […]

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Money Management 5 min read
Tax Proration: How to Pay Property Taxes Like a Pro

Tax season is around the corner. If you’ve become a homeowner in the past year, that means you could qualify for homeowner-related write-offs like mortgage interest and discount points. It also means […]

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Home & Garden 3 min read
Home Renovation Loans: 6 Reasons to Take the EasyPath

Home renovation loans can be a simpler way to finance your home improvement projects. Instead of taking out an additional loan, you can roll the costs into your mortgage to avoid more […]

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Home & Garden 4 min read
DIY Renovation Tips: What Should You Actually DIY?

If you’re looking for DIY home renovation tips, you’ve probably come face to face with the DIY home renovation dilemma: Which projects should you actually DIY, and which ones should you leave […]

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Mortgage Market 4 min read
7 Home Staging Tips to Nail Your Sale

If you’re selling your home, it’s important to make a great first impression with potential buyers. So, try these home staging tips to make the most of your showings. From interior decor […]

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Purchase 5 min read
Buying a House in Fall: 7 Tips to Keep it Simple

So, you’re buying a house in fall. There are a lot of perks to making a purchase during the autumn season, like fewer competing offers and more motivated sellers. Even with those […]

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Purchase 4 min read
6 Reasons Why Fall Is a Good Time to Buy a House

Is fall a good time to buy a house? Spring and summer may be the peak home purchase seasons, but that doesn’t mean buying later in the year doesn’t have its perks. […]

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Mortgage Market 5 min read
What Young Home Buyers Want: 7 Must-Have Home Features

What do young home buyers want? It’s a loaded question, especially when the next generation of homeowners is always around the corner with new priorities and economic landscapes. Currently, if you’re looking […]

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Home & Garden 5 min read
Your 8-Step Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Don’t wait for the first freeze to prep your home for colder weather. Use our fall home maintenance checklist to make sure you’re ready for whatever the season brings. By taking these […]

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