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Should I Refinance My Home Now?

Should I Refinance My Home Now?

If you own a home, you’ve probably heard that it’s a good time to refinance your mortgage. And it is! The Federal Reserve began cutting interest rates in July 2019, the first rate cuts since 2008. While you can’t get a 0% interest rate on your mortgage, it may be the...

Do I Need a Downpayment?

Do I Need a Downpayment?

There’s a common misconception that you need to save for years before buying your first home and that a mortgage requires a 20% downpayment commitment. While some do, there are quite a few other options.  Buying and owning a home is costly enough, so you don’t want to...

Finally! Enough Money to Buy a House! Or Is It?

Finally! Enough Money to Buy a House! Or Is It?

If you’ve been working towards fulfilling the dream of homeownership, you likely have a particular figure in mind. Maybe you’ve spent some time looking at homes online and have found some out there in your range.  Mortgage rates are at record lows, meaning it’s the...

10 Things to Think About Before You Sell Your Home

10 Things to Think About Before You Sell Your Home

Now that you’ve decided to sell your home, it is as simple as sticking a sign out front and waiting for a call? In most cases, it takes more preparation and expertise to get the price you want and deserve for your property. Here are ten essential points to keep in...

Red Flags to Look for on a Property

Red Flags to Look for on a Property

When buying a home, it’s not uncommon to be overwhelmed with a million little details. Since this is such a large investment for most people, the stress of homebuying can often lead to the possibility of missing things that could have financial and even safety...

How to Prepare to Buy Your First Home

How to Prepare to Buy Your First Home

If you’re feeling overwhelmed about the thought of buying your first home, you’re not alone. Most people have more questions than answers at this stage. The following tips will give you the confidence to search for and make an offer on the house of your dreams. What...

Am I Financially Ready to Be a Homeowner?

Am I Financially Ready to Be a Homeowner?

Buying your first home is a significant milestone and not a decision that anyone should take lightly. It’s a major financial commitment that requires going through a specific process before signing on the dotted line. And then there is the matter of homeownership. If...

Which Home Upgrades are Worth the Investment?

Which Home Upgrades are Worth the Investment?

If you’re thinking of taking on some remodeling projects, not every home upgrade is going to give you an equal return on your investment. According to the most recent Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling.com, many home improvement projects will add value to your...