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5 Tax Perks Homeowners Should Know

Feb 11, 2021

Homeownership tends to come with benefits. But some of the most appealing (at least financially speaking) are the tax perks. Once you become a homeowner, you qualify for a number of deductions, credits and other…

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Get Ready to Set Your 2021 Finance Goals

Jan 12, 2021

No matter what your current situation looks like, there are often opportunities to improve your financial strength and build wealth — especially when it comes to homeownership. So sit back and think: What financial goals…

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4 Ways to Accomplish Your Money Goals

Nov 23, 2020

Whether you’re planning to buy a new home, refinance your existing mortgage or stow away extra cash for retirement, having good financial habits in place can help. Those habits should include managing your bills, budgeting,…

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How to Build More Equity in Your Home

Nov 12, 2020

Home equity is the stake in your home you actually own. The more equity you have, the more you stand to gain when it’s time to sell later on. You can also tap home equity…

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4 Scenarios for Adjustable-Rate Loans

Oct 29, 2020

A 30-year, fixed-rate home loan isn’t right for everyone. Depending on your plans, it might actually cost you more in the long run. Though they’re less common, adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) are a better fit for…

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Add a Touch of Warmth to Your Home

Oct 09, 2020

As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to drop, indoor living becomes the norm. But just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean your home’s interior has to be chilly, too! With a little imagination…

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Get Your House-Hunting Checklist

Oct 02, 2020

There’s a lot to consider when you’re searching for a home. You have to ask important questions: Which features are must-haves and which ones are simply desirable? How far are you willing to commute to…

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Should you remodel your home or move?

Sep 17, 2020

You love your home. You’ve made it your own and have lots of happy memories there. But maybe it no longer suits you and your family as well as it did before. Maybe it’s too…

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Home Loans Don’t Have to Be Confusing

Sep 08, 2020

There’s nothing like walking into a house and realizing it’s the one — your dream home! But before you go house hunting, you should get preapproved for a loan that’s just as perfect for you….

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Does your home need extra protection?

Aug 18, 2020

You’ve just purchased insurance for your new home. But now you’re wondering if you’ll receive reimbursement if your detached workshop or beloved antique vase is damaged in a fire. The ins and outs of homeowners…

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