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  • couple remodeling home

    Should You Remodel or Move?

    If your current home is not meeting your needs and you are wondering if you should remodel or move, this blog post will help you decide what is best for you. Read about the pros and cons of each option and then make your ideal home happen.
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    Buyer’s Market vs Seller’s Market

    Should you wait for a buyer's market to purchase a home? Not necessarily. In this blog, we go over the difference between a buyer's market and a seller's market and strategies for navigating each one when buying a home.
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    Low and No Down Payment Mortgages

    Having a large down payment is a popular misconception among potential homeowners. We've put together this article to show you several low and no down payment programs to consider so you can achieve the home of your dreams.
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    Understanding Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs)

    Understanding the features of an adjustable rate mortgage is an essential skill that every home buyer should have. In this article, we review the benefits of an adjustable rate mortgage and the specific mortgage terms associated with the home loan.
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    Understanding Your Mortgage Loan Estimate

    Understanding your mortgage loan estimate is important when comparing different lenders as you shop for a mortgage. This standardized form provides you all of the details regarding your loan. Learn what to look for as you review your loan estimate in this blog post.
  • Woman looking at house out of state

    How to Buy a House Out of State

    Thinking about moving out of state? Learn how to navigate the process of buying a house out of state with these simple steps. We'll guide you through the process so you can feel prepared and confident for the big move.
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    Mortgage Options for First Time Home Buyers

    With all the mortgage options available for first time home buyers, it may be difficult to decide which one is right for you. That's why we've created this blog to help you understand the different features of each option.
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    The Process of Refinancing a Mortgage - Step by Step

    Refinancing your current mortgage could help you save money with lower interest rates and better terms. Learn how to start the mortgage refinancing process in this helpful blog.
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    HOA Fees, Restrictions, and Benefits

    If you're planning to buy a home with a home owner's association, then this article was made for you. Here’s what you need to know about HOAs, how they work, what they cost, and how they can benefit you as a homeowner.
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    Home Inspection Costs: Worth Every Penny

    Skipping your home inspection can cause serious compilations down the line. In this blog, we'll cover why home inspections are so important, what's included in a home inspection, and how much they typically cost in the US.