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4 Ways to Improve a Credit Score for Refinancing

4 Ways to Improve a Credit Score for Refinancing

If you're looking to refinance on your home, you've probably also discovered that having a good credit score is an important factor in what kind of rate you receive. The better your credit score, the...
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Determining How Much House You Can Afford

Determining How Much House You Can Afford

The decision to buy a new home is exciting but may also be fraught with issues. One of the most challenging issues a potential homeowner must worry about is how much house they can afford. It is...
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How Do I Check for Errors in My Credit Score?

How Do I Check for Errors in My Credit Score?

 
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Ok, I Want to Buy a House, Now What?

Ok, I Want to Buy a House, Now What?

Ok, I want to buy a house, now what? Here are some of the common questions about beginning this process:
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5 Online Tools to Help You Find the Right Neighborhood for Your Next Home

5 Online Tools to Help You Find the Right Neighborhood for Your Next Home

If you're looking to find the perfect neighborhood to go with your next home, there are a few excellent online tools you can use to see if the local schools, cities in the area, and specific...
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The Benefits of Owning a Lake House in the Summer

The Benefits of Owning a Lake House in the Summer

With the hot summer months on their way, now is the time to be near the water. What better way to cool off and have fun this summer than living lakeside with all the benefits that come with it? These...
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What Are the Differences Between Being Pre-qualified and Pre-approved?

What Are the Differences Between Being Pre-qualified and Pre-approved?

There are a lot of terms that are thrown around in the real estate world that the average person might not be familiar with. For example, the terms "pre-qualified" and "pre-approved" are two that...
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How to Tour Your Future Home Online

How to Tour Your Future Home Online

Nowadays, you don’t even need to leave your home to find and tour homes across the country. Online tours are convenient, extensive, and packed with valuable information. If, for whatever reason, you...
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Family-Friendly Suburbs of Tampa, Florida

Family-Friendly Suburbs of Tampa, Florida

Raising a family is probably one of the most important jobs anyone will ever have, and families work hard to find the perfect neighborhood in which to live. When planning to start a family, or...
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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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