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The 9 Most Important People in Your Home-Buying Process
April 1, 2019

The 9 Most Important People in Your Home-Buying Process

Important People to Know There are nine folks you’ll get acquainted with when you buy a home. Here’s a look at each and the role they play. Real Estate Agent Some buyers have a real estate agent befor...


Your credit score and how it differs from your credit report
August 23, 2021

Your credit score and how it differs from your credit report

What is your credit report? A credit report is an extensive record of your financial history and how you’ve handled the obligation to repay your loans. Depending on how long you’ve been attached to li...


How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home
May 15, 2021

How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home

In this time of crisis, people are returning to the roots of their humanity and looking to the nostalgic pastimes of generations ago like baking sourdough bread and gardening. The home has once again ...


Ways to Increase Curb Appeal
August 3, 2020

Ways to Increase Curb Appeal

Changes you can make in a day Replace old hardware. Light fixtures, address numbers, door fixtures, and mailboxes are all features that can make such a difference if they’re old and dingy or shiny and...


How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?
January 4, 2021

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?

Ongoing expenses Costs that persist over time once you become a homeowner Property taxes Property taxes vary by state and county and are usually included in your monthly mortgage payment. Property tax...


Millennials Could be Foregoing Equity Wealth
November 19, 2018

Millennials Could be Foregoing Equity Wealth

While reams of research have been done on why members of the Millennial generation are less likely to own a home compared to their baby boomer and Gen X elders at the same age, the Urban Institute (UI...


How to Transition To a More Energy Efficient Home
August 17, 2020

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...


Summertime Backyard Upgrades
June 28, 2021

Summertime Backyard Upgrades

Landscaping Ideas Consider adding a little solar to your landscaping equation. By installing solar lights, your lawn will have spectacular appeal even after sundown. They can be used to line the edges...


Why It’s Important to Reevaluate Your Budget Every Year
January 10, 2021

Why It’s Important to Reevaluate Your Budget Every Year

Assess the Last Year Before you can improve your finances, it’s important to first figure out where you stand. More specifically, you’ll want to evaluate just how well you performed last year in regar...