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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Offer on a Home
Finding a property to put an offer on is thrilling! It means you’re officially one step closer to calling this house your home. However, what comes next will determine whether or not you get the home, as well as if you’ll pay a fair price for it. Still, making an offer can be one of the most difficult parts of the home buying process.
Considering a Cash-Out Refinance? Here’s What You Need to Know
A cash-out refinance may be appealing to homeowners who have been building equity in their home due to the financial benefits it could bring. You have the opportunity to potentially lower your interest rate while also freeing up cash you wouldn't otherwise have access to until selling your home.
Increasing Loan Limits in 2020
A recent Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announcement will give home shoppers even more buying power in 2020. Why? Because conforming loan limits are increasing for the fourth year in a row.
The Pros and Cons of Buying a Fixer-Upper
A common decision many first-time homebuyers face is whether to buy a fixer-upper instead of a move-in ready home. If you're considering buying a fixer-upper, here are a few pros and cons to consider.
Tips for Choosing the Perfect Rug
Decorating a home from floor to ceiling to reflect your personal style can give you a real sense of belonging, comfort, and coziness that nothing else can. There are an enormous number of important decisions involved in decorating a home; one is choosing the right rugs for your living spaces.
Five Low Maintenance Water Features to Enhance Your Yard
A water feature is a great way to add something extra to your yard and enhance your outdoor living space. These features can turn your deck, garden, or patio into an outdoor sanctuary!
Labor Day Staycation – Fun Ideas for a Long Weekend At Home
Labor Day weekend is typically a bittersweet holiday marking the conclusion of summer. This means the end of bonfires, beach days, and barbecues. With the school year getting started, many families prefer to celebrate the long weekend by organizing a frugal staycation. Whether you’ve chosen a staycation because traveling isn’t in your budget this year, or you’re simply looking for some R&R, the following tips will help you enjoy your Labor Day weekend in the comfort of your own home.
How Your Student Loan Debt Influences Your Home Buying Options
Forbes Magazine calls student loan debt in the United States the $1.5 Trillion Dollar Crisis. Over 44 million people carry at least some student debt making it the second largest consumer debt category behind mortgages. In fact, consumers average more student loan debt than both credit card debt and car loans.