Homeownership

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Bundling Up Your Home for Winter

Use this checklist to winterize your home and prepare for the colder days ahead.

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Would You Buy a Home Next to a Cemetery?

Buying a home near a cemetery may not be as grave a mistake as you think.

5 Homebuying Reality TV Myths

How real is reality TV? Here are some homebuying lessons you won't learn from binge watching your favorite shows.

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Understanding Housing Counselors

If you have your eyes set on buying a home, but have questions or concerns, consider leaning on a Housing Counselor.

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What are HOAs?

A homeowners association (HOA) is a group who enforces rules to protect home values and maintain the quality of life for a community.

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Calculate for the Cost of Homeownership

What's the real cost of owning a home? Our calculators can help you budget how much home you can afford.

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The Best Week to Buy a Home

With kids back in school and the days getting shorter, some families may think it wise to wait for the spring or summer buying season to find a great deal on a new home.

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Clearing Up Commission

Wondering how real estate agents get paid? It's time to learn about the real estate commission fee.

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Six Home Improvements Offering the Highest ROI

Not all home projects are equal when it comes to earning you a return on investment.

Pricing Out PMI

We're here to explain what PMI is and how it can be to your benefit.

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Pumpkin Spice and Making Your Home Nice

Have you started preparing your home for fall? As seasons change, so do your home's needs.

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Self-Employed Mortgage Application Tips

Learn how to qualify for a mortgage if you have a non-traditional work situation.