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6 Benefits of Owning a Vacation Home
July 29, 2021

6 Benefits of Owning a Vacation Home

1. Tap into rental income Owning a second home presents the opportunity of renting it out when you’re away. And, if your second home is a great property in a desirable town, turning it into a rental...


Planning A Fall Getaway? Consider These Preparations To Protect Your Home
September 20, 2019

Planning A Fall Getaway? Consider These Preparations To Protect Your Home

Fall is in the air, which means weekend getaways to pick apples, visit the mountains to view the fall foliage and plans and preparations for winter vacations are upon us.For homeowners planning trips,...


Smart Ways to Save For a Down Payment
September 14, 2021

Smart Ways to Save For a Down Payment

Purchasing a home is totally doable, it just requires some financial planning and preparation. In a recent survey from Cultural Outreach, most NextGen (both millennial and Gen Z demographics) first-ti...


Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages
April 19, 2022

Smart Series: What You Need to Know About Our Non-Qualified Mortgages

What is a Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM Mortgage)? Simply put, non-qualified mortgages = non-traditional borrower options. Non-qualified mortgages (non-QMs) are ideal financing solutions for borrower...


Property Investing in the Era of Airbnb
July 19, 2021

Property Investing in the Era of Airbnb

Why Airbnb is Different Than Traditional Property Investing In the past, the only way to make reliable money off of a residential investment property was to A) own a single- or multi-family home and B...


What is the Average Down Payment for a House?
October 6, 2021

What is the Average Down Payment for a House?

Tip #1 Reduce Debt While you save some money for a down payment, you will also need to simultaneously maintain a good credit score. This is very important because it helps your chances of being appr...


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 type of loan where a borrower “cashes in” their home equity for cash in hand. How does it work? When you take out a mortgage to buy your home, ...


8 Things You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance
September 21, 2020

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 y...


What is Equity?
August 5, 2021

What is Equity?

How to Build Equity in My Home Buying a home is an investment. That’s one of the major perks of homeownership. As with any investment, the idea – and goal – is to build wealth over time. The concept i...