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5 Home Renovations that Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Buck
January 11, 2021

5 Home Renovations that Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

5 Renovations to Prioritize   According to national data from the 2020 Cost Vs. Value report, these 5 renovations give sellers the most bang for their buck. Homeowners, focus on these 5 renovations th...


Understanding the Basics of Home Equity in 2021
March 22, 2021

Understanding the Basics of Home Equity in 2021

By definition, home equity is the difference between the property’s current market value and the amount you still owe on the mortgage for that property. For example, if your home is currently valued a...


Guide to Government Home Loans in 2022
April 7, 2022

Guide to Government Home Loans in 2022

What is a Government Backed Mortgage? A government backed mortgage is a loan that is insured by the U.S. federal government. There are many different types, each with their own specific requirements a...


2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise
December 31, 2018

2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise

Prediction: The housing market will continue to cool Over the first half of 2019, home-price growth will stay slow. Our forecasts have price growth settling around 3 percent, which would be the slowes...


Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know
January 31, 2022

Mortgage Down Payment in 2022 - What You Need to Know

What is a Down Payment? A down payment is a percentage of the home’s purchase price that is paid in full at closing, upfront. (Hence why building up your savings is so important!) Additionally, it’s...


The Best Time of Year to Buy a Home – Seasons and Timing
August 12, 2021

The Best Time of Year to Buy a Home – Seasons and Timing

The Best Times and Months of Year to Buy a House Fall According to a Zillow analysis of 2016 listing and sales data, 26% of buyers paid above list price in April while in November, just 15% of homes...


How to Decide Between Remodeling or Moving
November 3, 2021

How to Decide Between Remodeling or Moving

How Much Does It Cost to Move? This will depend on how much you’re bringing with you, how far you’re moving, and what season it is. You also need to factor in the cost of selling which includes things...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


Cash Out Refinancing in 2022: The Definitive Guide
March 2, 2022

Cash Out Refinancing in 2022: The Definitive Guide

How a Cash-Out Refinance Works A cash-out refinance is a loan type where you essentially “cash in” your home equity for cash in your pocket. Generally, this loan type replaces an existing mortgage wit...