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

How New Homeowners Can Keep Lawns and Wallets Green

How New Homeowners Can Keep Lawns and Wallets Green

Smart landscaping and lawn care are essential to protecting the value of the most expensive thing you are ever likely to buy: your home.

Five Benefits of Homeownership You Need to Know

Five Benefits of Homeownership You Need to Know

If you're looking to take the plunge into homeownership, its likely you've made a pros and cons list. Here are five things that should go straight to the top of your pros list.

Meet the Team: Lender

Meet the Team: Lender

Lenders will help you understand your mortgage options, terms, closing costs, and more.

Renters Benefit from Our Latest Milestone

Renters Benefit from Our Latest Milestone

Freddie Mac surpassed a major milestone this week — and you're the winner.

Meet the Team: Real Estate Agent

Meet the Team: Real Estate Agent

You're going to be spending a lot of time with your agent so it's important to find someone who gets you.

Meet the Team: Housing Counselor

Meet the Team: Housing Counselor

While many people want to jump straight into the house–hunting part of the buying process, it's important to understand what the process entails first.

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz #2

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz #2

How much have you learned about the difference between the first and second–time homebuying experience? Take the quiz and let us know if you're a homebuying all–star.

Celebrating Homeownership

Celebrating Homeownership

This June we're celebrating National Homeownership Month by providing helpful tips on buying and owning.

What's the Point?

What's the Point?

Today's infographic considers 3 important questions to help you get the point on points.

How Much Does it Cost to Sell Your Home?

How Much Does it Cost to Sell Your Home?

We all know that buying a home costs money, however, selling a home is costing homeowners across the country a surprising amount.

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

As demand for affordable rental housing continues to increase, our nation's supply is not keeping up.

What Do Today's Mortgage Rates Mean for You?

What Do Today's Mortgage Rates Mean for You?

Can you afford to buy a house? It's a question that's become more difficult to answer — especially because the data differs for everyone.