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5 of the Fastest Growing Florida Communities

5 of the Fastest Growing Florida Communities

In 2016, Florida was the fourth fastest growing state in the nation, and it shows no signs of slowing down over the next few years. Florida, like the other states on Forbes' list, is experiencing an...
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FAQs About the Home Loan Pre-Approval Process

FAQs About the Home Loan Pre-Approval Process

Having a home loan pre-approved helps you know exactly how much money you will have to spend on a home. Being pre-approved for a mortgage will mean that you are officially eligible to borrow that...
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Why Should I Avoid Big Box Mortgage Lenders?

Why Should I Avoid Big Box Mortgage Lenders?

Choosing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people make in their lives. But what about choosing a lender? While there are many types of lenders, big box lenders rarely provide the sort of...
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Choosing Between a New Build and a Fixer-Upper

Choosing Between a New Build and a Fixer-Upper

It's always exciting to start thinking about a new home, but there can be a lot to consider. What area, what features, how much land, price - these and many more items are part of any home search. A...
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5 Steps You Can Take to Help Lower Your Refinancing Rate

5 Steps You Can Take to Help Lower Your Refinancing Rate

Refinancing can be a great way to lower the rate on your mortgage. If you originally entered into a loan with a high-interest rate compared to the present day or if you had a flexible rate which has...
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4 Tips for Veterans Buying a Home

4 Tips for Veterans Buying a Home

If you are a military veteran looking to purchase a home, you may be confused by the home buying process, and how this process will differ for you as a veteran. One of the primary benefits available...
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4 Key Factors to Consider When Buying a House on the Florida Gulf Coast

4 Key Factors to Consider When Buying a House on the Florida Gulf Coast

If you're considering a home on the Gulf Coast of Florida, there are several key factors that you should take into account when making your home purchase. By carefully evaluating those factors, you...
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If I Don't Qualify For a Home-Loan, What Are My Options?

If I Don't Qualify For a Home-Loan, What Are My Options?

There are a variety of options for hopeful, soon-to-be homeowners who may not have the best credit or the means to put a traditional 20% down-payment down on a home. Many people have been told that...
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How to Choose the Best Location for Your Next Home

How to Choose the Best Location for Your Next Home

When you're ready to choose a new home, it's not just the house itself that matters. You want to be sure that you're choosing a house in the best possible location: one that's convenient to the...
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What Factors Are Included In Your Monthly Mortgage Payments?

What Factors Are Included In Your Monthly Mortgage Payments?

When purchasing a new home you will have to pay a mortgage or a set portion of the loan you took out to buy the home back to the lender on a monthly basis. However, many people just pay this money...
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