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How to Choose a Home That Will Appreciate Featured
How to Choose a Home That Will Appreciate

The potential for appreciation is an important factor to consider when choosing a home to purchase. Appreciation is when the value of your home increases over time. There are many factors that contribute to home value appreciation; some of them are out of your control, but there are some that you can control or predict […]

June 16, 2022
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What to Know Before Buying a Flipped Home
What to Know Before Buying a Flipped Home

House flipping is when someone buys a home, usually for “cheap,” with the express purpose of remodeling to increase its value and sell it for a profit. As shown by the nearly countless television shows made about flipping, the final result can be very impressive, but is buying and living in a home that has […]

June 03, 2022
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First Home Mortgage Makes Scotsman Guide Top Overall Lender Ranking
First Home Mortgage Makes Scotsman Guide Top Overall Lender Ranking

Baltimore, MD — Scotsman Guide has released its annual Top Overall Lenders ranking for 2022. We are pleased to announce that out of 100 top lenders on the list, First Home Mortgage Corporation is ranked 46th nationally by total volume. This is the eighth consecutive year First Home Mortgage has made the Top Overall Lenders […]

May 31, 2022
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5 Tips for a Fabulous Game Room
5 Tips for a Fabulous Game Room

Creating a game room right in your own home is a great way to make the most of your space and create a fun atmosphere for making memories with family and friends. With a little forethought and planning, almost any space can become your ideal game room! Follow our tips below to get started.   Decide […]

May 17, 2022
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5 Real Estate Scams to Watch Out For
5 Real Estate Scams to Watch Out For

Whether you’re buying, selling, or refinancing a property for the first time or fifth, you’re going to be balancing lots of information, paperwork, communications, and transactions. It can be easy to get overwhelmed, and unfortunately, there are individuals out there who may try to take advantage of you during real estate transactions. Below are five […]

April 28, 2022
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5 Tips for a Greener Home Life
5 Tips for a Greener Home Life

Celebrating and preserving the Earth starts right in your own home! In honor of Earth Day, First Home Mortgage is sharing some of our favorite habitat-healthy habits.   Install a Rain Barrel  Rain barrels are an easy and inexpensive way to store natural rainwater, which can be used to water your garden, lawn, and even indoor […]

April 21, 2022
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Pros and Cons of Moving to a Neighborhood with an HOA
Pros and Cons of Moving to a Neighborhood with an HOA

Homeowners’ associations, or HOAs, are organizations consisting of a governing board of resident volunteers who create and enforce rules for a subdivision or planned unit development. If you buy a property within a community with an HOA, you are required to be a member which will happen automatically upon your purchasing the home. There are […]

April 07, 2022
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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making your home more energy efficient is not only good for the environment but also for your wallet. Small changes can make a big difference in your energy bill. Thankfully we live in a time where technology and innovation make changes much easier than in the past. We have the resources to live greener now […]

March 31, 2022
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Bridge Loan Program
Bridge Loan Program

Buying a new home is always a big undertaking, and the current seller’s market can make the process even more challenging. With limited inventory and frequent bidding wars, buyers can feel a natural uncertainty in landing the house you want. Selling your current home before finding your next one can be even more stressful, since […]

March 24, 2022
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Tax Season is Here! Read Our Checklist to Prepare for Your Return
Tax Season is Here! Read Our Checklist to Prepare for Your Return

If you were like many Americans who purchased a home for the first-time last year, it’s important to understand how your taxes may be affected. Here is a quick checklist of things to think about as you prepare your return: Mortgage interest. You could deduct the interest you paid on your monthly payment, if your […]

March 17, 2022
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Tips for Moving with Pets
Tips for Moving with Pets

Your pets are important members of your family, and when you choose to move—be it across town or across the country—their needs should be factored in. There are a lot of considerations to make before, during, and after your move. Read on for some helpful tips regarding moving with pets. Contact Your Vet You’ll want […]

March 10, 2022
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