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How to Become an Informed First-Time Homebuyer

How to Become an Informed First-Time Homebuyer

 Even a first-time homebuyer can become an informed shopper, i.e. someone who understands the ins and outs of the housing market.In fact, some of the best ways to become informed as you move along the homebuying process include: 1. Determine How Much Money You’ll Need.How much money do you have to spend on a home? […]

Hidden Homeownership Costs

Hidden Homeownership Costs

Purchasing a home is a large investment and not one that anyone should make on a whim. It’s important to understand your maximum budget but also what you are comfortable spending, which may not be the same number as your maximum budget. But it’s also important to fully understand the hidden costs that come with […]

Factors to Consider Before You Refinance Your Home

Factors to Consider Before You Refinance Your Home

It’s no secret that the best time to finance a home is when mortgage interest rates are low. You could save thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your mortgage if you finance at the right time. With interest rates still being low, some wonder why more people aren’t refinancing their homes, especially if doing […]