Weekly Post

Advice for Building a Home From Scratch

  Building from scratch gives you the opportunity to customize every corner of your new place, and bring your dream home to life. Although, with this comes complications, so read on for some of our tips if you are considering building your home.   Always know what you have in mind, but don’t expect to…

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Advice for Attending an Open House

We’re sharing some tips for attending open houses this weekend, and what to look for when you show up! First of all, if you find yourself overwhelmed when you’re drinking your Saturday morning coffee and perusing Zillow or Realtor.com , take a step back and start small. There are likely going to be tons of…

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Three Reasons to Refinance

Often times, someone will  refinance their mortgage for a couple of different reasons. Simply, some may want to pay less on their interest by refinancing to a better rate. This is highly common. In addition, many others will refinance to a fixed-rate due to wanting some consistency. Refinancing to get a better rate is a…

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How To Cash In On A Hot Housing Market

Most would agree that the current housing market is one which most would like to get in on. Houses are selling quickly and rental properties seem to be consistently occupied. So if you are someone who is not currently benefiting from this hot market, we’re offering tips for how to start. First, we advise to…

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How To Increase Your Homes Value

There are numerous reasons for upgrading or renovating your home, the biggest of them likely being the financial payoff. The project may or may not intimidate you at first, but your return on renovating could easily double if not more, making it totally worth it. In addition, if you’ve owned the home for a few…

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Reasons To Talk To a Loan Officer Before Shopping For A Home

Depending on your circumstances, shopping for a home without consulting a loan officer is like going shopping without knowing what’s in your wallet. Here are some of our reasons you should involve a loan officer from beginning to end. As insinuated, your loan officer will help you set realistic expectations as to what you can…

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Saving For Retirement

The most anxiety-inducing step when it comes to retirement funds is beginning them. Therefore, our first tip is to start today. You’ll regret the countless times you said “I’ll start tomorrow” a year from today, or even a week from today. Even if it’s a small amount, start contributing as soon as possible as it…

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Home Buying Tips For Millennials

First time homebuyers may think that home buying is harder to achieve than it really is. Although in reality, and with the right team, the process is fairly simple. Today we’re offering home buying tips for first-time buyers and millennials! To have a comprehensive grasp on your finances should be your initial focus. If you…

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How To Take Advantage of Your Home Equity

            Home Equity can be an incredibly valuable tool for homeowners when used properly. Today we’re briefly tackling just what home equity is, and how you can put it to use and take advantage of it.             To understand equity, start with your home’s value…

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Financial Benefits of Owning a Home

There are numerous financial benefits to owning a home in addition to it already being one of the biggest financial assets. As opposed to temporary housing where the money paid for rent will never be seen again, mortgage payments let you build equity ownership interest in your home. Similarly, your home will appreciate over time…

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