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What’s a Mortgage Rate Lock, Do I Need One and How Do I Get One?

Knowing may be half the battle, but knowing the right information is essential.

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A Little Shopping Can Save You a Lot on Your Mortgage

You could get a better mortgage rate with a little investigation.

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How Does Rent-to-Own Work?

Pro Tip: It works a lot better if you don't trash the place.

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Two Ways to Determine How Much House You Can Afford

That three-story mansion might be nice, but would your bank account prefer a ranch house in the country instead? Here's how to find out.

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New Home Advice: Choosing the Best Upgrades

Buying a new home comes with a maze of options. That’s a good thing. Here’s advice from a pro on choosing them.

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What I Wish I Knew When I Bought My First New-Construction Home

Building a new home lets you personalize your house for today’s needs and tomorrow’s dreams. Here’s how to plan your new home for future needs.

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How to Help Your Appliances Last Longer

Do your appliances die before their time? Here are ways to keep them humming longer.

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What Not to Do as a New Homeowner

Avoid these easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time.

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Small Homes Can Offer Big Returns

Single with no kids? Bigger isn't always better when it comes to housing.

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9 Facts About FHA Loans

Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans are a great benefit to first-time home buyers and others. Learn more about them here.

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