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5 Reasons You Might Really Regret Moving to the Burbs

5 Reasons You Might Really Regret Moving to the Burbs

Everyone says moving to the suburbs is the right move, especially for families. But read this before you take the plunge, because it’s not for everyone.

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6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting a Home Loan During COVID-19

6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting a Home Loan During COVID-19

Getting a mortgage, paying a mortgage, refinancing a mortgage: These are all major undertakings, but during a pandemic, lending becomes a lot more complicated.

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The Basics of Short Sales for Buyers and Sellers

The Basics of Short Sales for Buyers and Sellers

Short sales can save homebuyers money, but are often complex processes requiring patience and expert guidance. Follow these insights to get started!

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The Homebuying Journey with Love and Renovations

The Homebuying Journey with Love and Renovations

Join bloggers Amanda and Corey Hendrix as their family embarks on a new homebuying journey. From previously living in older homes that require plenty of love (and renovations), they’re looking at opening up their option into new build territory.

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Mortgage Originators: Don’t Be a Copycat!

Mortgage Originators: Don’t Be a Copycat!

In mortgage banking, it is commonplace for originators to adopt the practices of successful producers. If one salesperson rises at 4:00 a.m., everyone else feel
‘Our Dream Home Failed Inspection’: A Warning to Buyers

‘Our Dream Home Failed Inspection’: A Warning to Buyers

There was so much to love about this old house—that is, until a home inspection revealed some scary secrets. Here’s what other home buyers should know.

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Self-Employed and Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s What’s Changed Since COVID-19

Self-Employed and Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s What’s Changed Since COVID-19

Freelance workers are a big part of the U.S. economy, but the pandemic has put extra hurdles in their path to getting a mortgage. Here’s what has changed, and what you should expect.

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How to Save Money For Your First Home

How to Save Money For Your First Home

While saving for your first home can seem overwhelming, there are plenty of tips and helpful hints to help you succeed. Our first-time buyer’s guide has everything you need to get started!

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Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting As a Freelancer

Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting As a Freelancer

Take the proper steps to thrive while you’re self-employed.

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How to Move While Practicing Social Distancing

How to Move While Practicing Social Distancing

So it’s the middle of a pandemic and you find yourself having to move soon, how do you do it appropriately and safely? There are a few routes to take, whether it’s professional help or just family and friends, but you still need to practice social distancing. Here’s how.

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