Home Ownership Blog

5 Tips to Affording Your First Mortgage
It’s a good idea to make a 20% down payment on your mortgage if you want to start building equity ...
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Buy or Rent – Which is Right for You?
For generations, home ownership was considered an essential component of the American dream. However...
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Housing Decisions After a Divorce
When a marriage ends, housing can be one of the most challenging transitions to work through. If you...
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1st Time Home-Buyers: 8 Mistakes To Avoid
The mistake: Using the same agent as the seller How to avoid it: You may be told that you can sav...
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Boost Curb Appeal With Budget-Friendly Tips
In today’s highly competitive real estate market, first impressions weigh heavily–and that inclu...
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Saying “I Do” to Homeownership
Homeownership is a major commitment. It’s a bit like, well, getting married: you’ve got to be re...
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Finding the Perfect Realtor in Three Steps
When you are ready to buy a home, a realtor can help you sort through all the important details, fin...
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Inspecting the Home-Inspection Process
With all the assorted fees and costs that come with buying a home, shelling out hundreds of dollars ...
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Home Equity – Loan or Line of Credit?
Using the equity in your home to pay off unsecured debt and/or make home improvements can be a hard ...
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