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Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing a Home or Car

Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing a Home or Car

When refinancing your home or your car, you need to avoid these common mistakes that many people make.  Low-interest rates might not be doing your savings account any good, but they’re a gift to borrowers across the nation. Shrinking your monthly payments and paying off your debts faster is something that refinancing can do, but only

Making Sure the Price is Right When Selling Your Home

Making Sure the Price is Right When Selling Your Home

If you’re selling your home, you have to make sure that the price is right–especially when it comes to the market of the early 21st century.  In today’s market, demand for houses is outpacing supply in many regions of the country. Despite the recent upward trend and strengthening of the market, we still have a

Questions You Need to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Questions You Need to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

With new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, you should be ready with plenty of knowledge before you go to the closing table.  From sifting through endless paperwork to searching for optimal loan terms, purchasing a home can be as mentally taxing as navigating through a mountain range without any GPS. Channeling your energy

Should You Go With an ARM or Fixed Rate Loan?

Should You Go With an ARM or Fixed Rate Loan?

As the end of the fixed portion of your ARM approaches, it may be time to start thinking about refinancing or even shopping for a new home. If you purchased your home with an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM), thinking you’d sell the home before the fixed portion of your ARM ended, be glad to know

The 12 Steps of Real Estate Closing (Part I)

Where Have All The Starter Homes Gone?

After you’ve found your perfect house, your journey is just beginning. After weeks or months of searching, you have finally found your perfect house. You’ve placed the offer, and they’ve accepted it. Now all you have to do is close, and you get the keys! Only one question: what is closing? It’s what happens when

Tapping Into Your Home Equity to Live Well in Retirement

Tapping Into Your Home Equity to Live Well in Retirement

Learn two ways to tap into your home equity so you can live well into retirement. There are many reasons why many people today aren’t properly financed for retirement. We’re living longer, baby boomers are retiring earlier, and so we have to stretch our savings further than at any other time in history. That doesn’t

How to Keep Your Dog from Ruining Your Yard

How to Keep Your Dog from Ruining Your Yard

You love your dog, but sometimes the dog can do something that can drive you mad—like ruining your yard. Before your dog arrived, your yard was likely lush and lovely. Blades of grass evenly spread out throughout your yard to create a beautiful sea of green; everything was peaceful. Then came in the canine which

The Homeowner’s Guide to Buying Brand-New Kitchen Appliances

Tips On Cutting Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Sometimes, being presented with too many options can be more difficult than not being given enough. If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then its major appliances are its corresponding chambers that keep it beating. If your home’s last remodel came before you moved into the home, or your appliances are just too old,