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Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

  Since you’ll want to have approximately 20% of the purchase price of your home for a down payment, it can seem nearly impossible to come up with the funds. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can save a little over time and not have to borrow from the Bank of Mom and… Continue reading Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

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Cashing Out: How to Ensure You Sell Your Home for More Than It’s Worth

Whether you’re enlisting the help of a real estate agent or not, getting the ideal price for your home can seem like a dream come true. But, have you ever thought about getting even more than you’re expecting for your home? If you’re getting prepared to sell your home and are looking for ways to… Continue reading Cashing Out: How to Ensure You Sell Your Home for More Than It’s Worth

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Using a Mortgage to Buy a New Home? Here Are 4 Ways to Reduce Your Closing Costs

  Interest rates may be on the rise, but many people aren’t aware that the closing costs on mortgages have also increased in recent years. While it may not seem like a significant cost, the closing costs on a mortgage can add up to a lot by the time the final deal is sealed. If… Continue reading Using a Mortgage to Buy a New Home? Here Are 4 Ways to Reduce Your Closing Costs

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Buying a Home for the First Time? Four Real Estate Terms You’ll Need to Know

  The terminology involved in the real estate market can be vexing for the newcomer, but if you’re getting prepared to buy a home, there are a few choice words you should take some time to learn. While it’s hard to learn the ins and outs in one article, here’s a place to begin with… Continue reading Buying a Home for the First Time? Four Real Estate Terms You’ll Need to Know

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Understanding Why the Highest Offer Isn’t Always the Best One When Selling Your Home

 When it comes to the real estate market, nothing is better than putting your home up for sale and finding a potential homebuyer who offers you the price you’re looking for. However, while the right offer is ideal, there are a lot of things that may come along with a high offer that may be… Continue reading Understanding Why the Highest Offer Isn’t Always the Best One When Selling Your Home

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What Fees Are Involved With a Reverse Mortgage? Let’s Take a Look

  Investing in a home may be one of the most significant purchases you’ll make in your lifetime, but many people forget that there are several other costs associated with buying a home. If you’re considering a reverse mortgage and want to be clear on all fees involved, here are a few things you can… Continue reading What Fees Are Involved With a Reverse Mortgage? Let’s Take a Look

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Yes, It’s Getting Easier to Get a Mortgage. Here’s How You Can Take Advantage

 It can be hard to stay on top of a changing real estate market from day-to-day, but it’s a matter of fact that there are more available mortgage products out there than ever before for many kinds of homebuyers. If you’re wondering how you can take advantage of easier lending opportunities and strike while the… Continue reading Yes, It’s Getting Easier to Get a Mortgage. Here’s How You Can Take Advantage