Getting Started in Real Estate Investment

Getting Started in Real Estate Investment

Post So, you’re ready to start investing? You’ve probably saved some money, and you’re well aware that you’re better off investing that capital than letting it sit in a bank account. But the struggle is figuring out the right strategy for…
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When is the Best Time of Year to Sell My House?

When it comes to selling your home, you probably want to follow the same advice most of us have heard about the stock market: buy low and sell high. Appreciation of your home’s value usually happens naturally over time. Still,…
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5 Reasons to Buy a Home This Spring

Post Springtime brings a welcome change to the temperatures outside, clearing the winter clouds and making way for sunshine. It also brings more houses to the market, making it an ideal time to take that leap and buy your new home.…
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How to Save on Your Down Payment with an FHLB Grant

Post We all dream of our perfect home. Maybe yours has a spacious backyard for your pets to roam. Or perhaps it’s an apartment with a nice view of the sunset each evening. While it’s easy to visualize what you want…
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How Inflation Impacts Your Home Buying Journey

Post Everyone is experiencing the pinch of inflation right now. The U.S. inflation rate is at a 40-year high of 7.5%, as of January 2022. Most consumers across the country have already felt the impact of higher costs in their weekly…
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Why You Should Buy a House in the Winter

Post You probably think of ice skating or skiing when you think of winter activities, but buying your next home during these cold months could be a winter activity that saves you money and makes the moving process easier. That might…
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Who Pays for Closing Costs?

Post You already know that you’ll need some money saved up for a down payment for most loan programs. While you can minimize that to as low as 3.5% with FHA loans and down to 3% with some conventional loans, it’s…
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Why You Should Get Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage

Post When you decide to buy a home, you’re faced with many questions that you need answers to. Do I make enough income to buy a house? How much of a house can I afford? What kind of mortgage am I…
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How to Finance a Non-Warrantable Condo

Post You’ve found the perfect condo. It’s located in a great part of town, it offers convenient amenities, and it’s a great place for you to call home. But in the process of learning more about the property, you discover that…
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How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

Post You’re ready to buy a new house. Congratulations! You’ve probably already started searching online, and maybe you’ve enlisted the help of a real estate agent. You know the next step is to secure financing, but you’re also wondering what else…
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