Category: Blog

HARP: It’s Not Too Late

HARP (the Home Affordable Refinance Program) was established by the federal government in early 2009 in response to the housing market crash of 2008. Under this program, homeowners who are still current on payments, but who found themselves …

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Finding the Right Neighborhood for You

When we think of looking for a house, we generally start with the basics. How many bedrooms and bathrooms, one story or two, garage or carport, and so on. While all of these are important, don’t overlook the …

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8 Ways to Lower your Home Expenses

Congratulations! You did it—you’re now a homeowner. Now that most of the boxes are unpacked, and your new place is starting to feel like home, it’s time to make sure you aren’t wasting money each month. Here are …

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Securing a Home Loan 101: Loan Types

If you are looking to buy your first house, the process may seem overwhelming. Assuming you are not paying cash, the first decision you face is the type of home loan that will best suit your needs. By …

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Financing Investment Properties

Property investing continues to gain popularity, particularly since the housing market remains strong across most of the nation. New investors usually need to secure financing when they are just getting started. While the general concept is the same …

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