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How to Sell Your House Quick with an Open House

Open houses have long been seen as one of the best ways to market, and hopefully sell, a home. In addition to print advertisements and lawn signs, an open house that welcomes everyone in to tour a home was — and still is — one of the top marketing strategies a seller has. Now, however, [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:49:20-04:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

What Is a VA Loan and Who Qualifies for the Program?

The United States federal government thanks its servicemen and servicewomen in many different ways throughout their lives. From health care, insurance, education, and jobs, the government tries to provide constant resources for its military members — even long after their service is completed. Another area in which the federal government provides assistance to active duty [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:53:53-04:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , , , |

How a 203(k) Loan Could Provide You with a Golden Opportunity

There are plenty of opportunities in real estate every day. Even if you're in the market for a home for yourself and you're not a real estate investor, you can search through online home listings and see the potential in a whole slew of various homes. The old saying in real estate is "location, location, [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:53:58-04:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , , , |

How Much Mortgage Can You Afford If You’re Self-Employed?

Estimating how much of a mortgage you might qualify for is a relatively easy process with online mortgage affordability calculators. You simply plug in your income and debt obligations and, poof, the calculator will spit out an estimate of how much of a loan your mortgage company might extend to you. Finance calculators aren't sure-fire, [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:54:09-04:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: , , , |

When Is It Best to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Lives can change in a short amount of time. It's possible the situation you are in today could be drastically different than the situation you found yourself in just five years ago. Maybe five years ago, you were fresh out of college, starting your career, single, and purchased your first home. Maybe today, you're married [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:54:16-04:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Refinance|Tags: , |

Why It Can Be Better to Purchase a Home Than Rent

It's an age-old question that is once again at the forefront of many people's minds: Is it better to rent or purchase a home? People who are considering a change in their current living situation may wrestle with the decision of what's best for them. While one person's situation is certainly different from another's, generally [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:54:23-04:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Purchase|Tags: , , |

Self-Employed Doesn’t Have to Mean Unqualified When It Comes to Getting a Mortgage

Not all people work a typical job. Not everyone works for an outside employer who cuts them a paycheck on a regular basis and provides them with a W2 at the end of the year for tax reporting purposes. Some people chase the American dream by being self-employed. Whether they own a business in retail [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:54:26-04:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: , , |

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