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4 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Buy a Home

Winter is truly the off-season for the real estate market. It’s cold, people are busy with the holidays, the weather can be crazy and it’s generally harder to make a move during this time. Believe it or not, these factors are also great reasons to jump into the housing market and purchase a new home. […]

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Use This Checklist To See If You Have A Strong Pre-Qualification

Getting a mortgage can feel like a daunting task. You may not know where to start, who to talk with or if it is possible at all. The first step of the mortgage process is getting pre-qualified. When getting pre-qualified by a lender, you will sit down and evaluate your current financial situation. You will […]

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Top 3 Homebuying Fears

As home prices increase, mortgage rates fluctuate, and competition between buyers remains fierce, many first-time homebuyers have become skittish to even consider homeownership.  Even when prices, rates, and competition have favored buyers, many still have reservations. Standard concerns, such as fear of revealing your credit score, scared the process will be too complicated, or anxiety […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Refinance?

As we approach the holiday season and the end-of-the-year chaos, the idea of how much you will be spending and how much you need to be saving is probably in the back of your mind. Holiday spending can be a huge financial weight, especially with the season’s added stress and a large pile of bills […]

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3 Tips to Get Ahead of Holiday Spending

Your wallet must be feeling a little empty, especially after a summer of weddings, barbeques, and vacations. With Summer over, you feel like your finances will finally balance back out… That is until the holidays hit, of course. Get ahead of the holiday season and favor your finances with these three easy tips.     […]

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Why Fall is a Great Time to Buy a Home

The air is getting chilly and the winds are starting to pick up…You know what that means? Fall is here! With the changing of the season comes changes in the housing market due to a few factors. For starters, the new school year has just begun. When kids are in the swing of a new […]

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Fall Finances and First-Timers

Just because Autumn is quickly approaching, doesn’t mean that your finances have to ‘fall’, too! Finances are not a typically fun discussion to have, but it is necessary when you’re beginning your homeownership journey with your significant other. Here are a few key steps to maintaining your money together before becoming a first-time homebuyer.   […]

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3 Things to Know About Financing a Rental

Real estate investors today are expanding their portfolios to include investment real estate. Residential real estate is the only investment asset class that both appreciates in value while simultaneously providing monthly cash flow. As property values increase so too do rental rates. If you’re been seriously considering buying a rental property, there are three things […]

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5 Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking of Buying Your First Home

There’s no doubt buying your first home can be a little intimidating. It’s certainly a big commitment and even though you’ve read rent vs. buy articles convincing you buying is better, it’s still no small decision. And that’s okay! All homeowners can remember when they bought their very first home. Suddenly there were new terms bandied […]

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5 Keys to Successful Goal Setting

There is a significant difference between those who just have dreams and those who achieve them. There is no better time than right now to figure out what you want your life to look like and make a plan. Get started on your future self with these five keys to successful goal setting. Is your […]

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