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Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Boosters

A polished home exterior makes for an inviting experience for any visitor or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. All sellers should focus on exterior home improvements, says Tallahassee-based realtor Joe Manausa… Read More

Posted on: April 17, 2018

How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance

If you have private mortgage insurance, you’re probably looking forward to the day when it ends, sweetly reducing your mortgage payment. Here’s good news: While PMI eventually is canceled automatically, there are several things you can do to make… Read More

Posted on: April 16, 2018

5 Way to Prepare for Refinancing Your Home

If you’re dreaming up a major renovation or hoping to capture a lower interest rate, it might seem like a good idea to refinance your home. All you need is a local lender you can trust, and you can jump right in, right? Not so fast. Like many parts… Read More

Posted on: April 16, 2018

VA Home Loans: What You Need to Know

VA loans play an important role in putting our military-serving citizens into a home of their own. Homeownership is important to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces — and to their families. Here’s what you need to know about VA loans: How… Read More

Posted on: April 6, 2018

How To Save For A Down Payment On A First Home – Without Giving Up Avocado Toast

Are you renting now and want to buy your own home but aren’t sure how you’ll ever save enough money for the down payment? Recently, Australian property manager Tim Gurner dissed twenty- and thirty-somethings everywhere by saying they’ll never buy… Read More

Posted on: April 3, 2018

5 Great Reasons To Use A Local Lender When Buying Your Home

The market is hot, and you're ready to buy. The first step is getting approved on your loan. But which lender should you use? The promise of quick approval through internet based providers is tempting, so why use a local lender?   Buying a home… Read More

Posted on: June 6, 2017

Loan Approved!

Applying for a home loan can be a daunting task. Take these steps and be well prepared in advance!   Buying a home will likely be the most expensive and important purchase you make in your lifetime. Here are some basic steps to prepare yourself… Read More

Posted on: June 6, 2017

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