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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 31, 2018
Are you ready to buy a house but not sure how much you can afford? Don’t start house shopping without a set budget – it can lead to frustration and wasted time. To know what’s in your price range and shop smart, you need a mortgage pre-approval letter. What’s a Mortgage Pre-approval?  The pre-approval is a letter that proves a bank or lender vetted your credit and you’re eligible for a home mor...
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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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Sep 26, 2017
You’re a typical homeowner who has heard about the benefits of refinancing to save more money, consolidate debt, lower payments, shorten your term, etcetera, etcetera.    And maybe in your mind (in theory), it makes sense.  Who doesn’t want to keep more cash in their pocket?   But no one really addresses what you should consider before refinancing.   Here are a few (but important) things to con...
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