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How to Prepare Your Finances for Home Ownership
6 December, 2022| Home Buying, Mortgage & Finance, Education
Preparing your finances for home ownership begins the day someone decides they actually want to buy a home. After all, saving for a down payment doesn't just happen overnight! So, how do you bes... read more
Painless 6 Sly and Simple Ways to Buy a Home
3 December, 2022| Home Buying, Mortgage & Finance, Education
A big purchase like a home requires big savings. But what if you can only save small amounts? Can you still save for a home? You can meet any of your financial goals if you're determined. Here... read more
Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It's Just a Mat...
3 December, 2022| Home Buying, Mortgage & Finance
This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the pastnine months, we've seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this... read more
Tax Deductible? How to Deduct Your Mortgage Intere...
1 December, 2022| Mortgage & Finance, Home Improvements & Repair, Ho...
Deducting mortgage interest is a great tax benefit that can make home ownership more affordable. Your first mortgage isn't the only loan that qualifies, either. In many cases, you can also deduct... read more
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Home for the Holidays: How To Stretch Your Budget...
1 December, 2022| General, Mortgage & Finance, Home Remodeling
You don’t have to break the bank to celebrate the holidays in style—even in this season of inflation. Prices may be higher on everything from food to gifts to decorations, but there are... read more
Recasting? Why You Should Consider a Mortgage Rec...
30 November, 2022| Mortgage & Finance, Home Improvements & Repair, Ho...
Mortgage recasting is one way to reduce your monthly mortgage payments. It's less common than refinancing or modifying a loan, and it's rarely advertised, but it decreases mortgage payments f... read more
The Benefits of Credit Counseling for Homebuyers
30 November, 2022| Home Buying, Mortgage & Finance, Home Selling
Buying a home is a complicated process. It’s usually the biggest financial transaction of a person’s life, and often involves taking out a mortgage to pay for the new d... read more
What Affordable Housing Programs Are Available?
30 November, 2022| Affordable Housing, General, Mortgage & Finance
I connect my buyers to the right programs and lenders every day! There are so many programs available. Some are through the city some are through the federal government. It can be challenging to figur... read more
Purchase mortgage demand up 4th week in a row as r...
30 November, 2022| Home Buying, Home Selling, Mortgage & Finance
...Homebuyer demand for mortgages was up slightly last week for the fourth week in a row, as rates continue to retreat from 2022 highs on expectations that the Federal Reserve is poised to slow the pa... read more
FHA & Flood Insurance
30 November, 2022| Home Buying, Home Safety, Mortgage & Finance
© wenmei Zhou - DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images More homeowners in flood zones will soon have expanded options for flood insurance, potentially lowering costs dramatically. Start... read more
3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity
29 November, 2022| Education, General, Mortgage & Finance
If you’re a homeowner, odds are your  read more
Home Equity Loan and HELOC Requirements?
28 November, 2022| Mortgage & Finance, Home Values & Recent Sales, Ho...
Ways to unlock your home's equity The two most common ways to access the equity you've built up in your home are to take out a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit. Loans offer a... read more
What is a Cash-Out Refinance? How to Use One
27 November, 2022| Home Appraisals, Mortgage & Finance, Home Values &...
When you need cash for a major expense, a cash-out refinance lets you use your home's value as a piggy bank. Cash-out refinances are useful in certain situations, but lending experts caution that... read more
Open House in Taylor Lake Village: 4239 Crownwood...
27 November, 2022| Home Remodeling, Open Houses, Mortgage & Finance
Open House Open House Date November 27, 2022   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $ 369,900 4 Beds2 Full Bath 2,487 Bldg Sqft.11,438 Lot Sqft.Single-Family Another beautiful renovation by... read more
Tax Impact? Age dependent? Should I Pay Off My Mor...
26 November, 2022| Mortgage & Finance, Home Values & Recent Sales, Ed...
Is it a good idea to pay off your house as soon as possible or should you refinance your mortgage to take advantage of lower interest rates, reduce your monthly payment and use the extra money for oth... read more