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Homebuying

7 Ways to Compete with a Cash Offer

You’ve likely heard the phrase “cash is king” and that certainly applies to the real estate market. Almost a third of all home purchases...

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Homebuying

8 Ways to Win the Bid on a House

You’ve found the home of your dreams and are about to make an offer — but there’s only one problem. Other people have their sights set on...

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Homebuying

9 Questions for Choosing the Best Home Builder

There are many reasons people decide to build a home instead of buying an existing one. If you fall in this camp, you’ve probably been...

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Homebuying

What If I'm a First-Time Homebuyer but My Partner Isn't?

Buying a home is expensive, so many buyers look for ways to cut costs and save money. One such method is to apply for first-time homebuyer...

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Finances

How to Keep Your Credit in the “Good” Range

Credit makes the world go round. Good credit can unlock so many opportunities, while mediocre or poor credit can be a barrier to entry.

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Home Selling

Worth It and Not Worth It Updates to Your Home

It seems like everyone has a house project in the works these days, especially those preparing to sell. Once people were faced with the...

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Homebuying

Renovation Purchase: Loan Explained

Today’s real estate market is like none other. Inventory is tight, homes are getting multiple offers, properties often sell above list...

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Refinancing

6 Reasons to Consider Refinancing

Rumor has it that borrowing money is about to get more expensive, so if you have been talking about refinancing your home, now might be the...

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Refinancing

5+ Mistakes People Make When Refinancing Their Home

Refinancing your mortgage can be a great financial move. A homeowner might choose to refinance for multiple reasons. 

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Homebuying

Is an FHA Loan Right for You?

Homebuying is sure exciting, but it also comes with its share of education. Is it the right time to buy? What do all the terms mean and...

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