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Join Us For A Free Homebuyers Seminar

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Thinking about making a move or buying for the first time? Curious about the loan process and what down payment assistance programs you may qualify for? Looking for a team of experienced professionals to help guide you through the steps of finding, financing, and buying the home of your dreams? Don’t miss out on this insightful seminar that can help …

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New 1% Down Loan Program Puts Homebuying Within Reach

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For many would-be home buyers, coming up with a down payment is the biggest barrier to purchasing a home. Even coming up with the 3.5% down payment necessary for an FHA loan can be difficult. As such, Guaranteed Rate’s new Double Match program could be welcome news for those who don’t currently own a home and want to take advantage …

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Solar Benefits and Drawback for Owners

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Solar technology is a fantastic and fast moving industry, and the national desire to switch from traditional energy methods to renewable energy like solar is commendable. Solar energy is among the most hyped subjects for home improvement, with the promise of a completely sustainable and off-the-grid electrical service that will save homeowners money and the environment. That’s a big claim, …

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The Housing Affordability Index: Scary or No?

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There’s been a lot of recent talk about the Housing Affordability Index as of late. After strong affordability over the course of the housing market crash, things are starting to slow down, but is it cause for concern? The answer is no. What Is The Index and Why Such Highs and Lows Historically? The Housing Affordability Index is an index …

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Buying After Foreclosure

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Foreclosure is an awkward word in the world of homeowners. It represents a lot of disappointment and unhappiness with the entire process, which normally is a great source of pride and joy. The last great recession left a lot of families in this position. Despite many having recovered their credit, there’s a notable reluctance to go back into the process …

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Should I Be Worried if My Mortgage is Sold?

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You’ve bought your home, you’re settling in and paying your mortgage every month and suddenly you receive a notice saying your mortgage has been sold. It happens to many homeowners.  And the first time it happens, most wonder the same thing: “Should I be worried if my mortgage is sold?” There’s a reason for the sale, and it’s called the …