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What is a FHA Loan?
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7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers
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Q: Why do short sales take so long?
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U.S Foreclosure Activity Increases 5 Percent in January
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Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation
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Should I Pay a Mortgage Interest Rate over 4 Percent?
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Homeownership Builds Wealth & Offers Stability
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Whether You Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage
Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step
Ready to Make an Offer? 4 Tips for Success
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You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home
Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step
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You Do Not Need 20 Down to Buy NOW!
Careful…Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap!
Home Mortgages: Rates Up, Requirements Easing
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Do You Know the Cost of NOT Owning Your Home?
Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment!
Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers - 1
Homeowner’s Net Worth Is Still Greater Than A Renter’s
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Renting Or Buying…Either Way, You’re Paying Someone’s Mortgage
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Your Friends Are Crazy Wrong If They’re Telling You Not To Buy
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Mortgage Interest Rates Have Begun To Level Off
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Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step
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Home Inspections: What To Expect
What If I Wait Until Next Year To Buy A Home?
Why Have Interest Rates Jumped To A 7-Year High?
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Buying This Summer? Be Prepared For Bidding Wars
VA Loans: Making A Home For The Brave Possible
House-Buying Power At Near-Historic Levels
Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes For Their Dream Homes
4 Reasons Why Summer Is A Great Time To Buy A Home!
4 Steps To Follow When Presenting An Offer In Today’s Market!
Millionaire To Millennials: Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner!
The Wave Of Millennial Homebuyers Continues To Swell
4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time To Buy A Home!
Are Homebuyers Starting To Hit The ‘Pause’ Button?
Are We About To Enter A Buyers’ Market?
The True Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home
Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step In Buying A Home
Taking Fear Out Of The Mortgage Process
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers - 2
Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable
Twenty Four Percent Of Renters Believe Winter Is The Best Time To Buy A Home
4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Winter!
What If I Wait A Year To Buy A Home?
Don’t Get Caught In The Rental Trap In 2019
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A Family Affair: Getting Children Involved in the Home-selling Process
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What Are the Benefits of Seller Financing?
5 Tips to Keep Your Home from Languishing on the Market
9 Tips for Finding Pet-Friendly Housing
A Home Inspection Primer Pt. 1 - The Seller's Advantage
Will Offering an Agent Bonus Make My House Sell Quicker?
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60 Amp Electrical Service
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Glossary Of House Terms
Outlet Buttons - GFIs
Financial Q & A
Offset Payroll Tax Hikes
Getting Your Home Winter Ready
How To Stay Positive in Today's Market
Be Wary of Mortgage Scams
Clean Your Closets
Short Sales Give Competitive Advantage
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Redecorating Your Bedroom
Travel: What's Hot in 2013?
Combat Raising Heating Costs
10 Minute Tricks to Refresh Every Room in the Home
Beat Debt in a Bad Economy
Living Simple in a Small Space
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Liven Up your home with Color
Long Live your Pet!
Are you ready for the storm season?
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Housing Market Shows Significant Improvement
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Beyond Granite: New Looks for Countertops
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How to Supplement the Water Supply in Your Home
Giving Thanks - No Shortage of Reasons to Be Thankful This Holiday Season
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Five Steps to Create the Kitchen of Your Dreams
Social Media Study Reveals the Hottest Gifts This Holiday Season
Don't Let the Holidays Ruin Your Credit Score: 5 Tips for Success
When is it best to refinance?
3 Tips for Hiring Independent Contractors
8 Spring-Cleaning Tips to Get It Done Faster
How Many TVs at Home is Too Many?
Should You DIY or Hire a Pro for Home Improvements?
Tips on Homeowners Insurance
Economist: 3 major things you need to know about the 2014 housing market
Test Your Home for Radon: Quick tips
Pool Inspections a Pivotal Part of Real Estate Transaction
Living Smart: Getting Your Screened-in Porch Spring/Summer-Ready
Tips on Preparing Children for a Move
Play It Safe When You Leave Home: Vacation Security Smarts
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Summer First Aid for Furry Friends
Top 5 Moving Mistakes
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Q: Can I Contest My Property Taxes?
How to Talk to a Financial Advisor: 8 Communication Tips for Successful Negotiations
Enjoy the Fall with a Brand New Fire Pit
Dress Up Your Home with a Chandelier
Mortgage Applications Increase Nearly 8 Percent
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Your Top 10 Organizing Tips
Winterizing Your Home Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
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Spruce Up Your Home for Holiday Entertaining
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