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When Is It a Good Time to Buy a House?

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C Is For Credit

Taylor Ellard
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It’s time to talk about the C word. That’s right - your credit score. Now, before you search “How to get a good credit score,” you have to…

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Quick Guide: How Do I Save Money & Budget For A Down Payment?

Taylor Ellard
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If you fall under the “sick of renting but don’t think you have enough money to save for a down payment” category, you’re not alone. You…

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Mortgage Loans with Little to No Down Payments

Atlantic Bay
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We’ve all been there — living with messy roommates, feuding with loud upstairs neighbors, or trying to get your landlord to fix something…

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6 Ways Closing Costs Can Be Lowered

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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Being a savvy homebuyer doesn’t end after you’ve negotiated and settled on the home’s price – there’s also the opportunity to reduce the…

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6 Ways to Buy a House With Little-to-No Money Out of Pocket

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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One of the biggest barriers to homeownership is not having enough cash to put down on a house at closing. While you might think you won’t be…

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5 Unique Down Payment Sources to Consider

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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When it comes to buying a house, one of the biggest challenges you may face is sourcing your down payment. Unless you qualify for a loan…

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Building Credit From Scratch

Rachel Mendelson
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When you get a mortgage loan, there are many factors your lender will consider: debt-to-income ratio, credit score, employment history, and…

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Down Payment Strategies for First-Time Homebuyers

Brittany Worrell Boyce
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Planning to buy your first home? Chances are, you have plenty of questions running through your mind – one of which may be related to the…

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Buying A Home With Student Debt

Rachel Mendelson
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Buying a house is a huge financial investment, but if you have student loan debt, as many Americans do, it could affect how much and what…

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Financing Tips for Your VA Loan

Rachel Mendelson
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When you’re ready to buy a home, your mortgage lender will offer you a variety of different mortgage loan options, from conventional loans…

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