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Top Tips For Moving House On A Budget

When it comes to moving home, the costs associated with getting your belongings from A to B can be hefty. Everything from your boxes to the removal company you choose could put a hole in your bank account and for most, finding a cheaper alternative could be an integral part of the entire process. Through […]

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How To Buy A House With Poor Credit

Are you one of the one-third of Americans who has a credit score considered “bad” by the credit reporting agencies? You might think that your poor credit will prohibit you from buying a home, but that isn’t necessarily the case. If you are tired of throwing money away on rent and think you are financially […]

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How Construction Safety Can Help You Cut Costs

There is continues to be strong demand in the real estate market. More houses are being constructed to accommodate the housing needs for the middle-aged as well as the millennial demographics. New home constructions are a gold mine for property developers and contractors. But despite innovations in home engineering and design, accidents can still happen […]

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Top Six Reasons People With Money May Want A Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgage loans are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners who are looking to make some changes to their financial situation. These types of loans always have their own eligibility criteria, but you generally need to be a senior citizen aged 62 or older. However, the loan is secured by the FHA and also serves as […]

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Making Money in the Property Industry

Before the banking crisis of 2008, property investment was a booming business that made substantial profits for big and small investors alike. Anyone with sufficient drive and determination could renovate a house and sell it for a healthy profit, and it was a good business to be involved in. That changed post-2008, initially because of […]

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Are You Financially Ready to Buy a Home?

Everyone dreams of owning a home. Maybe your dream home has the perfect white picket fence or a beautiful red door. No matter what your dream home looks like, it’s not always clear whether you’re financially ready for this big step. Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so […]

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How to Avoid a Foreclosure on Your Home

Many homeowners often do not want to admit they are facing foreclosure when struggling with their finances. Yet, it is important to be realistic about your financial situation to prevent losing the property over your head and damaging your credit score. If you have mounting financial problems that will not disappear, here is how to […]

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How to Get Financing for Modular Home Construction

With inventory at an historic low, many home buyers are ditching the market and building their own homes. For many, modular homes are the ideal solution, offering a quick build time and a more affordable price tag. But financing any new home construction is more complicated than buying an existing home. If you’re considering building […]

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Realizing the Dream: Home Ownership is Within Your Reach

For many individuals, the most difficult part of buying a home isn’t getting the right one; it’s getting a mortgage. Asking a financial institution or a bank to lend a lot of money isn’t something a lot of people often do. In any case, buying a home represents the biggest-ever purchase for most Americans, and […]

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Things You Should Know About Property Taxes, and Probably Didn’t

The phrase tells it all. Property tax is the tax that you’re required to pay by the national, county, regional, state government or some other local jurisdiction for owning real estate property. When looking to buy or own property, most people barely consider that property ownership goes beyond mortgage repayments. Paid either monthly or annually, […]

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5 Key Things to Understand About Jumbo Mortgages

A jumbo mortgage or jumbo loan is a kind of home financing that the amount exceeds the loan limits set by the FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency). This amount varies depending on location. For most counties, the maximum limit is $417,000. For a few upscale counties with several luxurious homes, the limit increases to about […]

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