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What to Know About Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Featured
What to Know About Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

A mortgage is a large, long-term expense and the prospect of taking on that kind of debt for years to come can be daunting. Just because you start out with a set repayment term for your loan doesn’t mean you can’t pay it off ahead of schedule. It is possible to pay off your mortgage […]

September 15, 2021
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What Are Construction and Renovation Loans?
What Are Construction and Renovation Loans?

When most people think about mortgage loans, they think of the standard, long-term financial commitment to purchase a home. But did you know there are mortgages available specifically for building or renovating a home, too? Keep reading to learn exactly how you can benefit from a construction or renovation loan. Construction Loans Construction loans are […]

September 08, 2021
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Using a Mortgage Calculator to Understand Your Home Loan Options
Using a Mortgage Calculator to Understand Your Home Loan Options

When considering buying a home or refinancing your current mortgage, it can be hard to know where to start and how to tell what the right decision is. While talking to a mortgage lender is always going to be your best bet for truly figuring out how much your home loan may be or if […]

September 01, 2021
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Tips for Relocating
Tips for Relocating

Whether you’re relocating to a new city or a different state, moving somewhere new can be a big adjustment. While it can be exciting, it can feel a bit daunting. Here are some things you can do to make the transition easier and put your best foot forward in a new place. Research the Area […]

August 25, 2021
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Protecting Your Home While Out of Town
Protecting Your Home While Out of Town

Whether it is for business or pleasure, we all have to go out of town sometimes. As a homeowner, it is important that you take steps to safeguard your home and possessions while you are away. Doing what you can to protect your home before you leave and during the time you are gone will […]

August 18, 2021
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5 Common Home Buying Mistakes
5 Common Home Buying Mistakes

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or seasoned house hunter, there are some commonly made mistakes you should know to avoid. Not Determining How Much House You Can Afford You should know how much your budget is before you start looking for houses. This will help you avoid wasting time looking at homes outside your […]

August 11, 2021
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What Is Mortgage Insurance?
What Is Mortgage Insurance?

Mortgage insurance protects the lender in the event the borrower defaults on the loan. Defaults include failure to make payments because of death, medical bills and job loss. Mortgage insurance can be provided by a private mortgage insurance company (PMI) or by a government agency such as FHA or VA. How can I benefit from […]

August 04, 2021
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Home Maintenance Tasks for the Summer
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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