Homeownership

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FYIs about DIY

If you're a homeowner you've probably got ideas for home improvements... so how do DIY home projects compare to professional renovations?

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Reach Your Dreams with 3% Down

Low down payment mortgage options – some requiring as little as 3% down – are available for qualified borrowers and can offer you a path to homeownership.

Planning Your Move

The excitement of buying a new home is frequently followed with the dread of having to move. We've put together some tips to make your move as seamless as possible.

From Saving Up to Settling Down: The Homebuying Lifecycle

Here are three key phases of homeownership that many people experience during their lifetime.

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6 Steps to Achieve your Homebuying Resolution

If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to become a homeowner, we have 6 ways to make the homebuying process easier.

In It For The Long Run

For the final blog in our avoiding homebuying mistakes series we are talking about the long-term planning involved in homeownership.

Do Your Homework

We're explaining the importance of choosing a home that meets your long-run needs and stressing the first rule of real estate: location, location, location.

Making the "Right" Choice

If you are looking to buy a house, realize that there is likely more than one "right" home for you-every property will have its pros and cons.

Money Management: Bringing Home the Bacon

A home is likely the most expensive investment of your lifetime, so it is important to begin the home buying process by getting your financials in order.

Generation Z is Buying Homes

Although Generation Z is early-on in adulthood, they nearly match millennial aspirations for homeownership, 97% of Generation Z believe that they will own a home in the future.

Making a List, Checking it Twice

As you begin to make your holiday wish list, you might also consider creating a homebuying wish list.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Finding the answer is one of the most important questions you'll have to answer when buying a home. Learn what matters most.