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Are Home Warranties Worth It?
February 14, 2020

Are Home Warranties Worth It?

What’s the difference between a home warranty and home insurance? Home warranties and home insurance are not the same thing. They both are home care services, but ultimately provide different coverage...


7 Things to Know About Homeowners Insurance in 2022
February 24, 2022

7 Things to Know About Homeowners Insurance in 2022

What is Homeowners Insurance? Homeowners insurance is a type of property coverage designed to protect the homeowner, mortgage lender, occupants, and even your family’s belongings against a number of u...


7 Private Mortgage Insurance FAQs
February 15, 2021

7 Private Mortgage Insurance FAQs

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Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home
November 23, 2020

Get Help with Your Down Payment and Closing Costs on Your First Home

With ever-increasing apartment rental rates and student loan payments to manage, 5 in 10 millennials consider coming up with a down payment a major barrier to owning a home. And that’s before closing ...


Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes
February 18, 2019

Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes

With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, a...


The No. 1 Sign That We May See a Cooler Spring Home-Buying Market
March 4, 2019

The No. 1 Sign That We May See a Cooler Spring Home-Buying Market

This year's spring home-buying season, when the frenzy typically kicks off for the year, appears to be off to a slow start—particularly in and around some of the nation's most expensive, coastal citie...


It’s Open season on Open Houses: 5 Tips for Buying a Home in Spring
May 5, 2019

It’s Open season on Open Houses: 5 Tips for Buying a Home in Spring

The long nights of unforgiving cold are behind us. Flowers are blooming, and spirits are lifting. It must be spring. Warm weather isn’t the only reason we love spring though, it’s also the start of bu...


Why It's Important to Build Wealth with Homeownership
June 21, 2021

Why It's Important to Build Wealth with Homeownership

What Is Wealth? At what point would you consider yourself wealthy? Is it a specific dollar amount in the bank, or simply the point at which you recognize you’ve obtained certain freedoms, like retirem...


3 Tips to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse and Shop Smarter
June 5, 2020

3 Tips to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse and Shop Smarter

Everyone experiences buyer’s remorse at some point or another and to varying degrees, whether it’s as small as splurging on a latte and regretting it or pulling the trigger on a home purchase. Will th...