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A top-tier credit score can offer consumers a wide range of advantages, especially when it comes time to buy a house. From lower interest rates to promotional cash-back offers, higher credit limits, and even approval on desirable credit cards, having good credit can give you, as a homeowner, many benefits, even once your home is purchased.

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Getting healthy in the new year doesn't have to stop with your diet and nutrition. Being financially healthy is just as important as being physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy.

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From runaway home prices to climbing interest rates, you’ve seen dramatic changes in the housing market this year — and more could come in 2023. Here are tips on how to ride out a tough market.

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Home Design Trends 2023

Inflated home prices and climbing interest rates have brought the housing market to a virtual standstill. But as you know, home designs continue to evolve, impress and attract potential buyers.

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How to Qualify for an FHA Loan

A Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loan is a government-backed mortgage loan sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This backing from the government significantly reduces the risks of these loans to the lender, allowing them to be more lenient in their borrowing criteria while having significantly lower down payments and closing costs than conventional loans.

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How to Manage Costs while Renovating a Home During Inflation

There’s no question. Inflation has been hitting the wallets of Americans in big ways and it isn’t for the best. With inflation at the highest it’s been in many homeowners' lifetime, you might be thinking that now is a better time to tackle a home improvement project rather than try to sell or buy a new home.

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What Changing Interest Rates Mean for Your Existing Mortgage Loan

If you are one of the millions of Americans who have noticed interest rates changing over the last several months, you’re not alone. Interest rates have adjusted sharply in recent months due to inflation, which had immediate impacts on the homebuying market.

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Preparing Your Buyers For Today’s Housing Market

Climbing interest rates. Limited inventories. Volatile home prices. While conditions look bleak for today’s home buyer, our tips can help your clients weather the storm.

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Saving Your Clients Money

With rising home prices, rising interest rates and rising inflation, buyers have a right to feel squeezed. But a good real estate agent, like you, can help your buyers save money. Try our tips

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What Is a Home Equity Loan?

If you are looking into renovating your home to increase its value, or you want to augment your source of retirement income, a home equity loan may be the right choice for you. Borrowing funds for whatever purpose you need can be simpler and easier this way. But what are the steps you need to take? Starting with the basics of what a home equity loan is, how it works and how to apply for one, to what the home equity loan credit score minimum is to qualify, this blog can answer those burning questions you may have.