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Helpful information and tips on buying, owning or renting a home and the housing market

Could a Manufactured Home Be Right for You?

Could a Manufactured Home Be Right for You?

Manufactured homes have improved a lot over time, and are an important source of housing across the country. In Kentucky, a new program can help get you ready to buy one.

The Big, Bad 'B' Word

The Big, Bad 'B' Word

Even as the housing industry continues to recover and grow more stable, many are keeping an eye out for the next house price bubble.

Winter is Coming: Brighten Up!

Winter is Coming: Brighten Up!

Winter days ahead mean darker and shorter days for most. How can you brighten your home to balance the gray? Check out these solutions.

Mansion or Yurt: What Can You Afford?

Mansion or Yurt: What Can You Afford?

Dreaming of owning a home and wondering how much you can afford? You're not alone.

We're Proud, We're Committed, We're Better

We're Proud, We're Committed, We're Better

We're a stronger and more competitive company. See how our numbers back this up.

Be Wicked Smart About Identity Theft

Be Wicked Smart About Identity Theft

Join us in our final National Cyber Security Awareness Month post to learn how to keep yourself and your information secure.

Is Renting Becoming More Affordable?

Is Renting Becoming More Affordable?

A new report issued by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), has found that over the past six years, the already–acute shortfall of affordable rental units has widened considerably.

Is Geography Destiny?

Is Geography Destiny?

We examine the relationship between government regulations, geography, housing supply, house prices and rents.

Can You Skip the Property Appraisal?

Can You Skip the Property Appraisal?

You might be able to skip the traditional property appraisal. Talk to your loan officer to see if you qualify.

Mortgage Relief Amid California Wildfires

Mortgage Relief Amid California Wildfires

If you're a homeowner impacted by the wildfires in California, mortgage relief may be available. Contact your mortgage company right away to discuss your options.

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

If you believe in superstitions and are looking to buy or sell a home, put aside the 4s and 13s and embrace the 8.

Habitat: 'She Nailed It!'

Habitat: 'She Nailed It!'

During this month's SERVE, we continue our long tradition of working with Habitat for Humanity to create a safe and affordable place for families to call home.