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Private Mortgage Insurance: Got It? Need It? What Is It?

Is it popular? Mortgage loans that require PMI are not uncommon. Many home buyers, especially first-time buyers, don’t have the cash required for a 20% down payment. This is understandable when you kn...

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 ...

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 or pulling the trigger on a home purchase. Will the new spending psy...

Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Believe it or not, this is what buying in a seller’s market can be like. These so-called “hot markets” are where housing inventory is low and prices are relatively high. And while these conditions are...

The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing

What is closing on a home? The closing is a scheduled meeting and your final opportunity to review the transaction and make any changes. When the deal is finalized, you’ll leave the closing table as t...

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...

How to Vacation at Home When Travel is Limited

Mid-July, many of us would probably be leaving for our annual summer vacations right about now. But with millions of Americans under stay-at-home orders, international travel extremely restricted, and...

How to Smart-ify Your Home

Smart technology continues to revolutionize how we live and helps us achieve better lifestyles. Now that we’re creeping up on half a year of shelter-in-place ordinances, smart technology at home is ev...

8 things you need to know about homeowners insurance

If buying homeowners insurance is on your radar, read on to learn about policies, premiums, claims, and more. 1. There are various insurance policies and coverages. Depending on the insurer and where ...

3 Ways to Protect Your Financial Information

Start with these 3 solid tips recommended by security experts to help you safeguard your personal financial assets. 1. Create strong password sentences Short and simple passwords are easy to remember,...