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Mar 8, 2018
Purchasing your first home can be an exciting but stressful time, especially when every dollar counts. In most instances, the fear of prospective homeowners involves what they don't know regarding the financing and purchasing process. Even if you think there may be programs designed to assist you, finding and navigating them can feel like an exercise in futility. It may be easy for someone to t...
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Feb 21, 2018
A home is often the biggest single purchase that a person makes in his or her lifetime. The United States census recently placed the average sales price of a new home at nearly $400,000, and the median value of a residential property is currently calculated at $218,000. The total price range is much larger and can reach well into the millions in some markets. Considering the size of this expens...
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Jan 16, 2018
Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life—no pressure! The good news is that doing your research in advance will pay off for you big time. In this blog, we’ll go over a few ways that you can save time and money when going through the home purchase process.  How to Save Money When Buying a Home 1. Do the Math on Renting vs. Buying The “American dream” of homeownership is definit...
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Oct 14, 2017
With the Fed implying a lean towards raising the rates one last time before the end of 2017 (expected in December), many homeowners are asking “Should I refinance my mortgage now?” State Of The Union: Refinancing & Rates On The Rise “Even with rates rising, it will still make sense for many homeowners to refinance a current home loan.  With proper education and guidance, homeowners will be able...
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Oct 5, 2017
Most homeowners understand how a refinance could benefit them but many homeowners don’t realize there are various associated fees. Refinancing your home loan is basically like getting a new mortgage, which means there are costs that come with accomplishing your home loan goals. The next step after looking into the things to consider before refinancing is to make sure your costs don’t outweigh t...
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