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Types of Mortgage Loans
Types of Mortgage Loans

There are many mortgage types. The one that is best for you is dependent on your particular situation and needs. It’s important to understand what options are available and what makes each one unique. Here are some of the primary home loan types. Conventional Home Loans Conventional home loans are what most often come to […]

October 23, 2020
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5 Tips for a Safe & Spooky 2020 Halloween
5 Tips for a Safe & Spooky 2020 Halloween

1. Choose Outdoor over Indoor Activities The CDC recommends outdoor over indoor activities as a safer alternative to indoor activities this Halloween. Some popular safe suggestions are pumpkin patches without hayrides, outdoor costume parades, reduced contact trick or treating, and small outdoor gatherings. Indoor costume parties and haunted houses are considered to put you and […]

October 09, 2020
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Home Loan Milestones
Home Loan Milestones

Buying a home may seem like a daunting process but being prepared can ease your mind. It is important to understand what to expect when preparing to buy a home, and what to expect during the home buying process. Below we’ve provided a short outline of the five main milestones of the home buying process. […]

October 09, 2020
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Tips for Babyproofing Your Home
Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

Welcoming a new bundle of joy into your family is an exciting milestone, but as they get older and more mobile and curious, it’s important that you make sure your home is safe. Babyproofing, or kid-proofing, your house is a great way of minimizing risk and ensuring your little one stays healthy and safe. Here […]

October 02, 2020
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Home Decorating Ideas for Fall
Home Decorating Ideas for Fall

Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to start thinking about switching up your décor to fit the new season. Check out these ideas for decorating your home this autumn! Try Out Different Patterns Beyond the traditional red, orange, and green color palettes, fall is a great time to play around with various patterns. […]

September 22, 2020
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Pet-Proofing Your Home by Room
Pet-Proofing Your Home by Room

When a new furry friend enters your life, it doesn’t take long for them to become an important member of the family. Animals, especially young ones, can be very curious and easily get into things they shouldn’t. It’s important that you take steps to protect your pet from hazards in your home and from potential […]

September 18, 2020
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Tips for Selling Your Home During a Pandemic
Tips for Selling Your Home During a Pandemic

The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed the way we do most things, real estate included. While it may not be the most ideal time to sell a home, it’s also not a bad time. Demand for homes is up, and with mortgage rates near all time lows, many interested buyers are jumping at the chance […]

September 11, 2020
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How to Get Your Home Ready for Renters
How to Get Your Home Ready for Renters

Owning a rental property can be a great investment, but do you know how to properly prepare a space for tenants? Check out these tips for getting your home ready for renters. Give It a Thorough Cleaning It’s essential that you clean your house prior to renting, ideally when looking for renters but certainly before […]

September 04, 2020
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Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home
Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Vacation homes can be a great investment, whether you plan to use them to rent out, for after retirement, or simply to stay in on vacations. Buying a second home is a big decision, and it’s imperative you take the time to consider the various financial and lifestyle implications associated with this big purchase. Here […]

August 28, 2020
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Preparing Your Home for a Storm
Preparing Your Home for a Storm

Between volatile summer storms and hurricane season, mother nature can wreak havoc on your home. It’s important to know how to prepare should severe weather strike. Perform Outdoor Maintenance Maintaining the area around your home is one of the best preventative measures you can take before encountering severe weather. Clear long or dead tree limbs, […]

August 21, 2020
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Tips for Planning an Outdoor Movie Night at Home
Tips for Planning an Outdoor Movie Night at Home

With the ongoing pandemic, we have to be more creative than ever when it comes to finding ways to stay entertained in and around our homes. Outdoor movie nights are a great way to take advantage of warm summer evenings while still social distancing. Here are some tips for how you can make this happen […]

August 14, 2020
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5 Tips for Building Equity in Your Home
5 Tips for Building Equity in Your Home

Equity can be defined as the difference between the current market value of a property and the principal balance of all outstanding loans. This is calculated by subtracting your mortgage balance from the market value of your home. Building home equity is important because it can be converted into cash if need be through a […]

August 07, 2020
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