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The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing
October 30, 2020

The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing

What is closing on a home? The closing is a scheduled meeting and your final opportunity to review the transaction and make any changes. When the deal is finalized, you’ll leave the closing table as t...


Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home
November 23, 2020

Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home

With ever-increasing apartment rental rates and student loan payments to manage, 5 in 10 millennials consider coming up with a down payment a major barrier to owning a home. And that’s before closing ...


5 Questions to Ask Before You Refinance This Year
March 15, 2021

5 Questions to Ask Before You Refinance This Year

A home loan refinance is about striking at the right time, particularly when it comes to interest rates, home equity, and your financial and living situation. Refinancing without carefully considering...


How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home
August 30, 2019

How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses When Buying a Home

But no matter how much you plan for these massive price tags, it might be the little surprise expenses that hurt the most. They tend to catch many homebuyers off-guard and can add up to a significant ...


The 2022 Guide to the VA Loan
January 10, 2022

The 2022 Guide to the VA Loan

Service Requirements for a VA Loan To find an in-depth explanation of the eligibility requirements for VA home loan programs, check out the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. You can find an abbrevi...


FHA Refinance Guidelines in 2022
February 11, 2022

FHA Refinance Guidelines in 2022

The FHA also offers great refinancing options, whether you’re an existing FHA borrower or not. If you’re thinking about a refi, an FHA refinance might be right for you. Check out these FHA refinance o...


What is the Average Down Payment for a House?
October 6, 2021

What is the Average Down Payment for a House?

Tip #1 Reduce Debt While you save some money for a down payment, you will also need to simultaneously maintain a good credit score. This is very important because it helps your chances of being appr...


How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?
January 4, 2021

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?

Ongoing expenses Costs that persist over time once you become a homeowner Property taxes Property taxes vary by state and county and are usually included in your monthly mortgage payment. Property tax...


Are Home Warranties Worth It?
February 14, 2020

Are Home Warranties Worth It?

What’s the difference between a home warranty and home insurance? Home warranties and home insurance are not the same thing. They both are home care services, but ultimately provide different coverage...