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Home Maintenance Tasks for the Summer Featured
Home Maintenance Tasks for the Summer

While there are things you can—and should—do to maintain your home year-round, summer can be a great time to tackle some outstanding tasks around the house. Here are some things you can do to maintain the upkeep of your home during summertime. Replace Air Filters How often you should clean or change your air filters […]

July 28, 2021
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Home Trend Do’s and Don’ts
Home Trend Do’s and Don’ts

Home decorating trends are constantly changing and it is hard to keep up with every new fad that emerges. Floral prints may be popping up everywhere now and those bright colored kitchen appliances may not stand the test of time. So, which trends should you follow and which should you leave behind? The lists below […]

July 21, 2021
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6 Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid
6 Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid

Selling your home can be challenging, especially when it is your first time doing it, but it doesn’t have to be! While each individual home selling experience comes with its own unique challenges, there are some common mistakes you can avoid to make the selling process a bit easier when you are ready to put […]

July 14, 2021
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The Federal Housing Authority Announces Update to Student Loan Policies
The Federal Housing Authority Announces Update to Student Loan Policies

Understanding which home loan program is the most beneficial for you when purchasing or refinancing a property is key to making a successful loan choice. Our loan officers are up to date on the best programs and newest guidelines, and are here to educate you on your most advantageous options. If you have current or […]

July 08, 2021
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4 Tips for Optimizing Your Storage Space
4 Tips for Optimizing Your Storage Space

You love your home, but you feel like you’re running out of space and fast. Lack of storage space can quickly lead to clutter, disorganization, and frustration. Whether you don’t have a lot of space, or it just feels that way, being smart and efficient with the space you do have can make a difference! […]

June 30, 2021
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How to Handle Problem Neighbors
How to Handle Problem Neighbors

When on the hunt for your dream home, you can learn a lot about a home’s neighborhood but not necessarily much about the people you will be living around. Sometimes you end up in the perfect home only to find out your neighbors are not so perfect—or are even downright troublesome. What do you do […]

June 23, 2021
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What is eClosing?
What is eClosing?

As our world relies more and more on technology, there has been a shift in the mortgage world that has seen facets of the lending process go virtual, at least in part. This has especially been the case in the wake of COVID-19 where people are less likely to meet in person to conduct business. […]

June 17, 2021
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Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval
Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval

You’ve heard the terms pre-qualification and pre-approval, but what do they mean? They are the same thing, right? Not quite! The terms have been used interchangeably, but their true definitions differ. We’re going to break it down and explain the difference between the two. Pre-qualification The very first step to take if you are ready […]

June 09, 2021
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Steps on the journey to purchasing your dream home!
Steps on the journey to purchasing your dream home!

Get Pre-Qualified Complete a loan pre-qualification – Contact one of our loan officers to get started! Submit basic documentation – This can include pay stubs, bank statements, credit reports, and statements for any other debts or loans you might have. Your loan officer will let you know exactly what they need! Discuss what you can […]

June 04, 2021
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How to Make a Competitive Offer on a Home
How to Make a Competitive Offer on a Home

In order to land the home of your dreams, it’s important you understand how to make a viable offer. This is especially important in a competitive market like the seller’s market we are currently in. Here are some tips for making a competitive offer on a home. Get Pre-Qualified Getting pre-qualified is one of the […]

May 26, 2021
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Buying a Home with Student Debt
Buying a Home with Student Debt

With graduations upon us, graduates past and present are reminded of the price of their education. According to the U.S. Federal reserve, in 2021 44.7 million Americans have student loan debt and in Maryland the average balance is $36,689. Many potential homebuyers think with a mound of student debt it will be nearly impossible to […]

May 19, 2021
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