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Home Warranty vs. Home Insurance

March 18, 2020

What is a home warranty? A home warranty is an insurance for parts of the home. Not the home itself, but it covers the home systems and appliances. Technically, it is a residential service contract that covers the wear and tear of things in a home. As we are all aware, appliances have a tendency to go […]


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Confidence is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers

March 11, 2020

Buying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great information out there to help you feel more confident as you learn about the process. For those in younger generations who aspire to buy, here are three things to consider sooner rather than later in your journey: 1. Understand What it Takes […]


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5 Mortgage Items You Can’t Afford To Miss

February 26, 2020

One of the most intimidating aspects of getting a loan is trying to sift between jargon and fact. For something as important as a mortgage there is plenty of misinformation out there. If you talk to five different people you may get five different opinions and observations about their mortgage. One person will tell you how you […]


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Detect & Avoid 5 Common Household Hazards

February 18, 2020

How to detect and avoid five of the most common household hazards. Home is where you feel comfortable and safe. It’s where you tuck your kids into bed and lazily watch hours of Netflix on the couch. Without your care and vigilance, however, your home may develop conditions that can make you severely ill — […]


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Buying in a Seller’s Market: 9 Ways to Win

February 12, 2020

What is a Seller’s Market? A seller’s market is when there are more homebuyers in a particular area looking to purchase a home than actual houses listed for sale. A seller’s market usually results in rising home prices and stiffer competition among homebuyers. Also, home sellers will have the upper hand when it comes time […]


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5 Things To Think About When Paying Off Your Mortgage

January 29, 2020

When you’re in the process of paying off your mortgage, there is a lot to consider. When you’re paying off your mortgage, there are plenty of things to keep in mind. When you are at this point in your life, there are changes happening. Your financial situation will change because your mortgage payments will be […]


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Home Inspection 101: This is What You Need to Know (Plus a Checklist)

January 22, 2020

Before you purchase a home, hire an inspector to make sure the structure is sound and there aren’t any defects. An inspection helps buyers identify serious issues with a house, condo, townhouse or other type of home. Some lenders require home inspections before they’ll approve closing on a mortgage loan. Professional home inspections aren’t always […]


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The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a House

January 15, 2020

Buying a house for the first-time or even second time can be extremely exciting, but it can also be one of the most complex purchases of your life. Not knowing what to do when and how to start can make it even more daunting. To simplify things, we’ve broken down the timeline and created a […]


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5 New Year’s Resolutions That Can Help You Buy a Home

January 8, 2020

New year, new home? Whip your financial resume into shape to improve your home-buying odds. Thinking of buying a home this year? We compiled five New Year’s resolutions that can help you keep your financial resume in tiptop shape. 1. Avoid job hopping Employment history and income are two of the biggest factors lenders look […]


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10 Winter Home Maintenance Tips

December 26, 2019

Winters are increasingly harsh, and a single winter storm can cause over $1 billion in damages. If you want to avoid costly repairs, make sure that your home is ready for the winter. But isn’t always easy to know what you can do now to help prepare and protect your property from the cold weather. Don’t […]


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