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April 19, 2024

Don’t Let Your Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Plans

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If you have student loans and want to buy a home, you might have questions about how your debt affects your plans. Do you have to wait until you’ve paid off those loans before you can buy your first home? Or is it possible you could still qualify for ...

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April 19, 2024

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent when Buying a Home

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You may have heard headlines in the news lately about agents in the real estate industry and discussions about their commissions. And if you’re following along, it can be pretty confusing. But here’s the thing you really need to know – expert advice from a trusted real estate agent ...

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April 19, 2024

Should I Move with Today’s Mortgage Rates?

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When mortgage rates spiked up over the last few years, some homeowners put their plans to move on pause. Maybe you did too because you didn’t want to sell and take on a higher mortgage rate for your next home. But is that still the right strategy for you ...

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April 19, 2024

Builders Are Building Smaller Homes

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There’s no arguing it, affordability is still tight. And if you’re trying to buy a home, that may mean you need to look at smaller houses to find one that’s still in your budget. But there is a silver lining: builders are focused on building these smaller homes ...

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April 19, 2024

The Perks of Downsizing When You Retire [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  • If you’re about to retire, or just did, downsizing can be a good way to try to cut down on some of your expenses.
  • Smaller homes typically have lower energy and maintenance costs. Plus, you may have enough equity built ...
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April 19, 2024

Ways To Use Your Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home

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Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a number of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But did you also know your tax refund can help you pay for some of these expenses? As Credit ...

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April 19, 2024

Should I Wait for Mortgage Rates To Come Down Before I Move?

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If you’ve got a move on your mind, you may be wondering whether you should wait to sell until mortgage rates come down before you spring into action. Here’s some information that could help answer that question for you.

In the housing market, there’s a longstanding relationship between mortgage ...

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April 19, 2024

Is It Better To Rent Than Buy a Home Right Now?

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You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s more affordable to rent right now than it is to buy a home. And while that may be true in some markets if you just look at typical monthly payments, there’s one thing that the numbers aren’t factoring ...

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April 19, 2024

Is It Getting More Affordable To Buy a Home?

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Over the past year or so, a lot of people have been talking about how tough it is to buy a home. And while there’s no arguing affordability is still tight, there are signs it’s starting to get a bit better and may improve even more throughout the year ...

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April 19, 2024

Myths About the 2024 Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  • When it comes to the current housing market, there are some myths circling around right now.
  • Some of the more common ones are that it’s better to wait for mortgage rates to fall or prices to crash. But there are others about the  ...
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