Home Buying Tips and Purchase Considerations

Mortgage Rates Might Rise Next Year: What to Do Now

Mortgage Rates Might Rise Next Year: What to Do Now

By Aly Yale / December 1, 2021
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Most experts expect mortgage rates to rise next year. It’s a combination of a few factors, including inflation, Federal Reserve policy, and more.  But according to the pros, we should see rates in the high 3% range by the end…

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The Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid When Applying for a Home Loan

The Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid When Applying for a Home Loan

By Tara Mastroeni / October 13, 2021
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Applying for a mortgage can seem like a daunting process. In light of that, we’ve taken the liberty of laying out six mortgage mistakes that buyers sometimes make when applying for a home loan. Study up on these mistakes so…

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Need a Bigger Mortgage to Buy a Bigger Home? Here's What to do First

Need a Bigger Mortgage to Buy a Bigger Home? Here’s What to Do First

By Tara Mastroeni / October 1, 2021
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If you’ve been thinking about moving into a bigger home, odds are good that you’re going to need to take out a bigger mortgage in the near future. With that in mind, we have a list of four things that…

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4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

By Tara Mastroeni / July 14, 2021
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Buying a home is one of the biggest financial milestones of a person’s life. However, getting the keys comes with a lot of expense and added responsibility. In light of that, we’ve brought you four habits of a financially fit…

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Is 2021 the Year You Stop Renting and Become a Homeowner? Here’s How to Tell

Is This the Year You Stop Renting and Become a Homeowner?

By Aly Yale / May 24, 2021
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Homeownership comes with lots of perks. You can build wealth, put down roots, and, most importantly, stop throwing cash down the proverbial hole (i.e., your landlord’s pockets!) Unfortunately, there’s a lot that needs to fall in place in order to…

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Bought a House

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought a House

By Aly Yale / May 10, 2021
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I bought my first house when I was 24. And while I thought I was prepared at the time (I wasn’t), I quickly learned that both buying a home and owning one are much more complicated than they seem. That’s…

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What Buyers Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

What Buyers Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

By Aly Yale / April 2, 2021
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It’s officially National Fair Housing Month, which celebrates the groundbreaking passage of the Fair Housing Act over five decades ago. If you’re not familiar with the law or the protections it includes, now’s a great time to learn — especially…

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5 Helpful Things You Can Do Before Applying for a Mortgage

5 Helpful Things You Can Do Before Applying for a Mortgage

By Tara Mastroeni / March 31, 2021
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Applying for a mortgage is a big step, so you’ll want to go into the process as prepared as possible. We have five helpful tips for things you can do before applying for your home loan. Read them over to…

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What You Need To Know About The Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

Sellers, Here’s What You Need To Know About The Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

By Tara Mastroeni / March 19, 2021
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When you hire a real estate agent to help you sell your home, one of the things that they will do for you is to help you decide on the correct listing price for the property. However, many sellers wonder…

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5 Tips for First-Time Sellers

5 Tips for First-Time Sellers

By Tara Mastroeni / November 25, 2020
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There are plenty of tips to be found for first-time homebuyers, but what about for first-time sellers? In an effort to bridge the information gap, we’ve provided five tips for first-time sellers below. Read them over so that you have…

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