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Avoid These 3 Mistakes During the Homebuying Process

Jan 12, 2022 | 5 minute read

While you may feel ready to dive head-first into the real estate market, it’s wise to pump the breaks and familiarize yourself with the common mistakes people make when buying a home. Doing so will...


Unwrap Your Home’s Equity

Dec 24, 2021 | 4 minute read

The best gifts are those that keep giving. While it’s not a tangible item or wrapped up with a bow, your home equity certainly falls under this category! This asset is the amount of your home you own...


Proven Ways to Save for a Home Improvement Project

Nov 29, 2021 | 3 minute read

Is it time to breathe new life into your kitchen? Or, maybe you want a more spa-like experience in your bathroom. Wherever your home needs updates, you can ensure you have the money to make it happen...


Do These 5 Things Now if You Want to Buy a Home in the Future

Nov 3, 2021 | 4 minute read

Buying a home is a lot like camping (stick with us on this one). You must take time before your adventure to gather the tools, resources, and knowledge to survive comfortably. If you don’t, you could...


Too Hot to Handle: What's Ahead for the U.S. Housing Market?

Oct 22, 2021 | 6 minute read

The U.S. housing market, already strong before the pandemic, has heated up to record levels in 2021. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, which measures home prices in 20 major...


How to Juggle Buying and Listing a Home for Sale at the Same Time

Aug 26, 2021 | 4 minute read

If you’re currently attempting to buy and sell a home at the same time, the weight of juggling two big transactions may be weighing on you. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks to help you...


Why You’re Not ‘Too Old’ to Buy Your Dream House

Aug 1, 2021 | 5 minute read

While many seniors downsize to more modest living accommodations, you may have your eye on an upscale condominium in a walkable part of downtown, or a turn-key ranch on sprawling acreage. You’ve...


11 Things to Know as a First-Time Homebuyer

Aug 21, 2019 | 6 minute read

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial investments you’ll make in your life! With such a big decision at hand, it’s important to understand the home buying process and potential obstacles...


Everything You Need to Know About Home Equity Lines of Credit

Aug 7, 2019 | 6 minute read

Among the various perks that come with being a homeowner, one is watching your home’s equity rise while your mortgage loan amount decreases. With this built up equity, you can take advantage of...