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When planning to purchase a home, it’s fun to fantasize and picture yourself in your dream home. Once you’ve narrowed down the...


Tags: Home Ownership

You've received many emails and letters from your bank, encouraging you to refinance your loan. While part of you may like by...


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Winter is on the way (or has already arrived) in different parts of the country. You know you need to prepare your home, but...


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The weekends are supposed to be a time to relax and de-stress from your hectic week. But, they also might provide the only...


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Your home is likely the largest asset you own. And paying taxes on something as significant as the value of your home every...


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Miss part 1 of this homebuying series? Check out “How to know what you can afford.”


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Boosting your home’s value doesn’t have to come at the expense of emptying your bank account. You can transform your home with...


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You know how much you can afford for a down payment. You’ve met with a mortgage lender to look at your financing options. Then...


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Deciding to buy a house is a huge milestone in anyone’s life, and that decision is followed by a lengthy, often trying...


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