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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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Dealing With a Tight Housing Market? 3 Tips to Ensure You Get the Mortgage You Need

  In many cities around the country, real estate prices are on the rise and potential buyers are working hard to find a home they can feel good about. However, finding the right home in a tight market can be even more of a challenge when it comes to striking the right balance. If you’re… Continue reading Dealing With a Tight Housing Market? 3 Tips to Ensure You Get the Mortgage You Need

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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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Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

Outside of the significant financial responsibility of delving into home ownership, there can also be a lot of other risks involved that you may not have thought about as a new homeowner. While the requirement of homeowner’s insurance is well known and guarding your house against theft can be commonplace, if you happen to be… Continue reading Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

    Investing in a home is a big financial decision, and along with the decision to buy is the question of how much mortgage you’ll be able to afford. While your debt-to-income ratio can be helpful in determining the range for your mortgage amount, a mortgage calculator can be a beneficial tool in coming… Continue reading Understanding How Mortgage Calculators Work and When to Make Use of One

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Investing in a New Home? 3 Reasons You Can’t Skip the Pest Inspection

  There are so many small details involved in the final sale of a home that it can be easy to forget about all the things that need to be done. While you won’t be able to forget about a home inspection, a pest inspection can be every bit as important before you sign on… Continue reading Investing in a New Home? 3 Reasons You Can’t Skip the Pest Inspection

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Thinking About a New Home? 3 Reasons Why a Mortgage Will Be the Best Money You Ever Borrow

  In these days of low interest rates, it can be a great idea to get into the real estate market and invest in a home. Unfortunately, if you don’t have the funds saved up for a down payment, it can seem like more of a burden than it’s worth to buy now. While borrowing… Continue reading Thinking About a New Home? 3 Reasons Why a Mortgage Will Be the Best Money You Ever Borrow