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Outsmart These 4 Refinancing Obstacles

May 13, 2022

Refinancing your mortgage can lower your interest rate, reduce your monthly payments or provide the funds to pay other debts and expenses. However, application rejection is more common than many people think. But there are…

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4 Ways to Pay for Home Improvements

Apr 26, 2022

Are you considering revamping your home this year?  It might be something small, like a broken window or a busted pipe. Maybe you find yourself wanting larger changes, like a new kitchen layout or a…

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Tips for Buying a Home on One Income

Feb 15, 2022

You don’t need two incomes to buy a house. It’s becoming quite common (and necessary in some cases) to buy property with a single income these days. Whether you’re buying your first property on your…

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Buyer or Owner? How a Refund Can Help

Jan 27, 2022

If you’re lucky, you might be expecting a hefty refund come tax season — but forget the shopping spree. Instead, a tax refund can be an excellent tool for helping you improve your current home…

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Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Calculation

Jan 14, 2022

Your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio is an important factor when applying for a mortgage or refinance. Not only does it play a role in your ability to qualify, but it can also influence your interest rate…

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Do you want to upgrade your bathroom?

Dec 28, 2021

Upgrading your bathroom can improve your home’s value and, when it comes time to sell, even increase its marketability.  And there’s more good news: You don’t have to spend much money to do it. Though…

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How to Find and Hire a Good Contractor

Nov 24, 2021

Remodeling can be a great way to make your home more comfortable and suited to your style — not to mention it could improve your home’s value. Are you considering a renovation? If so, finding…

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A Guide to First-Time Buyer Resources

Oct 14, 2021

Whether it’s your first time buying a home or it’s just been a while, there’s a chance you might need some help along the way.  Fortunately, if you’re a first-timer — or if you haven’t…

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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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