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What does a HELOC entail?

The government agency noted that when setting up a HELOC, homeowners typically have to pay an appraisal fee, application fee and potentially a percentage point of the credit limit up front. As with no...

Industry Terminology: Forbearance vs. Deferment

During this novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic, the Newrez family of companies is committed to helping our customers, including offering alternate payment programs as allowed by loan owners/inves...

Here’s Why You Should Claim Your Home On Zillow

If You Don’t Claim Your Property On Zillow, You May Be Missing Out The Internet has become an important part of the real estate buying and selling process. Websites like Zillow use public records to l...

How to Prep Your Home for Winter (and Save Money)

Eliminate Drafts Heating your home in the wintertime can be difficult enough. When your efforts are being sabotaged by drafts, you’ll find that you’re wasting even more money along the way. Older home...

Renovation Loans: Find a Great Home Value or Fix Your Current Home

There's more than one type of home loan available. Each product is uniquely suited to different circumstances and can help out in ways you may not expect. A renovation loan is one of these specialized...

7 Tips to Create a Focus-Friendly Work Space During Quarantine

1. Create a morning routine Jumping right into “work mode” when you wake up isn’t healthy for your brain or good for your productivity. Now that you don’t have a morning commute, use the extra time to...

Spring and Summer Homeowner Tips

This time of year, and as we start to crawl out of our quarantine holes, is a great time to take a step back and evaluate our living spaces and start fresh with some DIY projects and maintenance. Amon...

How to Transition To a More Energy Efficient Home

Is Your Home Suitable for Solar Panels? Solar panels are built to work in all climates, but some roofs aren’t suitable for the technology due to age or tree cover. The size, shape, and slope of your r...

Budgeting for Home Ownership

How Much Are Closing Costs? Buyers need to have cash on hand for closing costs which can amount to between 2% and 5% of the purchase price, depending on which state you live in. Additionally, the more...

The Single Female Home Buyer

Single Women Bought More Homes Than Single Men Last Year At the start of 2020, single women owned more homes than single men, and that statistic only grew as the year continued. In 2020, 19% of first-...