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Setting a Realistic Budget for Home Renovations

Setting a Realistic Budget for Home Renovations

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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With careful planning, you can reach your house goals without burning out or, most importantly, without busting your budget.

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Starter Homes 101: What You Need to Know for Your First House

Starter Homes 101: What You Need to Know for Your First House

Rachel Mendelson
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Here’s what you should know as a first-time home buyer when it comes to finding the right property and financing your starter home.

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Down Payments 101

Down Payments 101

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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Like any major life decision, weighing the pros and cons of different home loan options will be key to deciding the right fit for your financial situation.

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7 Ways to Establish Good Credit

7 Ways to Establish Good Credit

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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Whether you’ve been building your credit history and you’d like to improve your score or you’re just getting started with establishing credit, following these simple tips will put you on the fast track to a strong financial background.

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4 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

4 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Rachel Mendelson
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Buying a house is an exciting investment, but where do you start? For first-time homebuyers, the process can seem complicated (and even a little scary). But, if you do your homework and prepare, you’ll have the keys to your new home in no time.

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Benefits of Working with Lenders who do Upfront Underwriting

Benefits of Working with Lenders who do Upfront Underwriting

Rachel Mendelson
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In this article, we’ll talk about what happens after you submit your application—underwriting, an early step in the home loan process.

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Checklists You NEED When Planning to Buy

Checklists You NEED When Planning to Buy

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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Complete this new home wish list and share it with your real estate agent, who can use your criteria to help you find available homes in the area that may be a good fit.

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Your Offer was Accepted, Now What?

Your Offer was Accepted, Now What?

Rachel Mendelson
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Let’s talk in more detail about what happens between when the seller accepts your offer and when you reach the closing table.

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Budgeting for Closing Costs

Budgeting for Closing Costs

Rachel Mendelson
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Buying a home is a big financial investment, but did you know there are additional costs associated with getting a mortgage loan besides the down payment and monthly mortgage payment?

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Is a Starter Home or Forever Home Best for You?

Is a Starter Home or Forever Home Best for You?

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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A big consideration, especially for younger buyers, is whether they should pursue a starter home or perhaps wait a bit longer to save up for their forever home.

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