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5 Home Renovations that Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Buck
January 11, 2021

5 Home Renovations that Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

5 Renovations to Prioritize   According to national data from the 2020 Cost Vs. Value report, these 5 renovations give sellers the most bang for their buck. Homeowners, focus on these 5 renovations th...


2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise
December 31, 2018

2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise

Prediction: The housing market will continue to cool Over the first half of 2019, home-price growth will stay slow. Our forecasts have price growth settling around 3 percent, which would be the slowes...


How to Decide Between Remodeling or Moving
November 3, 2021

How to Decide Between Remodeling or Moving

How Much Does It Cost to Move? This will depend on how much you’re bringing with you, how far you’re moving, and what season it is. You also need to factor in the cost of selling which includes things...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


5 Benefits of a Cash-Out Refi
December 14, 2021

5 Benefits of a Cash-Out Refi

If you’ve built up enough equity in your home, it may be a good idea to go through with a cash-out home refinance. Here are 5 reasons why you might want to. 1. You can use the cash you get for major e...


Renovation Loans: Find a Great Home Value or Fix Your Current Home
February 7, 2019

Renovation Loans: Find a Great Home Value or Fix Your Current Home

There's more than one type of home loan available. Each product is uniquely suited to different circumstances and can help out in ways you may not expect. A renovation loan is one of these specialized...


Guide to Government Home Loans in 2022
April 7, 2022

Guide to Government Home Loans in 2022

What is a Government Backed Mortgage? A government backed mortgage is a loan that is insured by the U.S. federal government. There are many different types, each with their own specific requirements a...


Understanding the Basics of Home Equity in 2021
March 22, 2021

Understanding the Basics of Home Equity in 2021

By definition, home equity is the difference between the property’s current market value and the amount you still owe on the mortgage for that property. For example, if your home is currently valued a...


Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know
January 31, 2022

Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know

What is a Down Payment? A down payment is a percentage of the home’s purchase price that is paid in full at closing, upfront. (Hence why building up your savings is so important!) Additionally, it’s...