What you Need to Know About Fixed vs. Adjustable Rates

What you Need to Know About Fixed vs. Adjustable Rates

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You're about to become a first-time homeowner—this is an exciting time! As you begin working with lenders on securing pre-approval for a mortgage, you probably hear some terms when it comes to mortgage interest rates such as "fixed" and "adjustable."

How to Find Down Payment Assistance Programs

How to Find Down Payment Assistance Programs

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You just found your dream home, and it’s within your budget! One thing has you scratching your head though, how are you going to come up with the 20% down payment? You're worried that if you can't find the money for the deposit, you'll lose your chance to buy your...

What Type of Home Insurance Do You Need?

What Type of Home Insurance Do You Need?

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Homeowners insurance protects your home, its contents, and other assets in the event of a disaster, fire, burglary, or accidents. Ask yourself these vital questions first, to help point you towards a policy that's right for you.

30 tips for how to be a good landlord

30 tips for how to be a good landlord

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Whether you're renting out a single property or you have a rental empire, being a good landlord will get you a higher caliber of tenant. But maybe it's been a long time since you rented yourself, or perhaps you just don't really know what tenants want and need in this...

How to Find the Right Vacation Rental

How to Find the Right Vacation Rental

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How do you make sure that you're choosing the right spot for your vacation experience? Here's a quick guide to how to find the right vacation rental for your visit.

How to Choose a Mortgage

How to Choose a Mortgage

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Now that you've decided to buy a home, it's time to consider how you'll pay for it. Selecting the wrong mortgage could seriously jeopardize your future. Here are a few pointers for choosing your mortgage wisely.

6 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

6 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

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The more you know about the home buying process, the more likely you will be able to get the home of your dreams at a price you can afford. That's why we've put together these six tips for helping you achieve your goal of homeownership.

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale”...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and...