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Homebuying

What to Know Before Buying a Home with a Basement

When looking for your next home, there are plenty of reasons to consider adding a basement to your wish list. Basements are great for...

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Finances

Why Now is the Time for a Cash-Out Refinance

As a homeowner with a mortgage, you may be interested to know that since the beginning of 2024, approximately 62% of all properties have...

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Homebuying

Rising Rent: How First-Time Homebuyers Can Achieve Homeownership

With the cost of rent climbing steadily in the last few years, buying a home may seem out of reach for many first-time homebuyers.

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Homebuying

Protect Your Investment: The Role of Earnest Money in Homebuying

Looking for your dream home is an exciting adventure, but there’s one important term to know before putting in an offer on your new home:...

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2024, Loan Products

Maximize Your Home’s Potential with a Renovation Loan

Are you eyeing that charming fixer-upper or dreaming of transforming your current space into something spectacular? Renovation loans might...

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Home Selling, 2024

Preparing to Sell Your Home: a Comprehensive Guide

It’s been a rough few years for the housing market, but despite ongoing challenges for both buyers and sellers, experts are forecasting an...

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2024, Loan Products

How VA Loans Offer Financial Flexibility and Support for Veterans

To all our veterans, thank you for your commitment to serving our country. Did you know that as a veteran, active-duty service member, or...

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Lifestyle, 2024

9 Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

Spring is just around the corner, and for homeowners, that means it's time to start thinking about rejuvenating your garden. A...

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How Three Digits Dictate Your Financial Path

These days many numbers dictate how we feel about the world around us, but there is one number that has the greatest influence on the...

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