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Homebuying

Benefits of a VA Loan

Are you among the roughly 18 million Americans, or about 7 percent of the adult population who are veterans? The government acknowledges...

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Lifestyle

Outdoor Summer Concert Essentials

We love a good outdoor concert here at Ruoff. (Hello, summer bucket list!) Then again, we’re biased, as our name is on the largest...

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Lifestyle

3 Must-Take Daytrips for Music Lovers

Hit the road this summer and check out three cities with a whole lot of summer fun to offer: Indianapolis (Indiana), Bristow (Virginia),...

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Lifestyle

Ways to Upgrade Your Home on a Budget

After spending the last two years so close to home, who isn’t ready for an upgrade?

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Finances

How Can I Raise My Credit Score in a Month?

Put simply, your credit score can open up doors or create roadblocks. So, what do you if you’re on a tight timeline and need to raise your...

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Homebuying

How Can I Get Money for a Down Payment?

Many homeowners will say that saving up for the down payment is the hardest part of the home-buying process. To avoid paying Private...

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Lifestyle

Clean Your House & Reduce Overwhelm

We all had big dreams for the start of 2022, but the truth is that it’s hard to keep track of new goals when we can’t even keep track of...

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Home Selling

Eco-Friendly Updates That Can Boost Your Home's Market Value

Today’s homeowners may be looking for that extra edge to get ahead of the market and sell their houses for the highest amount possible.

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Home Selling

10 Things That Make Your House Look Messy During an Appraisal

It’s hard to keep a tidy house all of the time, but if you are closing in on an appraisal date or showings, get ready to clean up your act...

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Lifestyle

How to Remodel Your Home with No Money

Whether you are in the market to sell or just sick of the same old, same old, a home remodel might be just what you need to freshen up that...

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