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4 Common Problems in Older Homes

May 24, 2024

Older homes come with built-in history, a unique character and nostalgic charm. But over many years, they may also harbor hidden problems that can cost a pretty penny once they finally surface.  Knowing how to…

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4 Reasons Refi Applications Get Denied

Apr 09, 2024

Refinancing allows borrowers to reduce their monthly mortgage rates and payments, shorten loan terms and convert home equity to cash. But refinancing can be complicated — even responsible borrowers with relatively high credit scores and…

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What does PITI mean for your payments?

Apr 03, 2024

Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it can come with its fair share of jargon. One term you may encounter is PITI. It might sound like alphabet soup, but PITI — principal,…

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5 Must-Have Home Upgrades for Seniors

Mar 29, 2024

Many retirees dream of trading the responsibilities of homeownership for the carefree lifestyle of assisted living. Others would rather grow old at home near friends and family, where they can enjoy the fruits of their…

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Are you prepared for spring cleaning?

Feb 26, 2024

Spring cleaning is more than an annual tradition. It’s the necessary response to a long winter of tightly sealed homes and trapped indoor allergens. Wiping the slate clean of accumulated dust and dander provides a…

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Arguments for and Against Corner Lots

Feb 13, 2024

Positioned at the intersection of two adjoining streets, the corner lot is a polarizing topic in real estate circles. For some, it’s a premium plot of land; for others, it’s an area to be avoided….

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Your Guide to Down Payment Assistance

Jan 22, 2024

As you may know, saving for a competitive down payment was one of the primary obstacles homebuyers faced in 2023. With high prices and rising mortgage rates, many buyers have turned to down payment assistance…

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Should You Lock In Your Mortgage Rate?

Jan 11, 2024

Finding the lowest available mortgage rate can significantly reduce the lifetime costs of your loan. In fact, reducing your rate by even a few percentage points could save you thousands of dollars long-term.  But with…

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Should You Buy or Sell a Home in Winter?

Dec 26, 2023

Traditionally, wintertime is a downtime for the real estate market. The weather is colder, wetter and often messy, which can be a little off-putting for potential homebuyers and sellers.  But despite these seasonal challenges, winter…

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2023 Holiday Card

Dec 18, 2023

Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season. If there’s anything you need, please reach out. Artwork by Olivia Willard: @oliviaisstillpainting

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