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Get Your Best Chance of Nabbing a High Appraisal
July 10, 2014

Whether you're trying to sell your home or refinance your mortgage loan, you won't succeed if your residence doesn't appraise for the right value. And while there's not much you can do to change your home's location or the prices that nearby homes are fetching, there are...

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Cash-Out Refinancing Makes a Comeback
July 07, 2014

Back during the real estate bubble of 2007 when people were using their homes like giant ATM machines, cash-out refinancing was an easy way to pull some equity out of a home to finance vacations, home repairs, cars and pay off credit cards.

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Key Things to Know About FHA Loans
July 04, 2014

FHA home loans are among the most common types of mortgages in the United States, but there's a lot of misunderstanding about them. Often assumed to be entry-level mortgages for young or low-income borrowers, the truth is that FHA loans are available and suitable for a...

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Homebuyers: 10 Flaws to Look Out For
July 02, 2014

Spotting potential problems with a property can be a challenge for many homebuyers. While a professional inspection will identify major flaws, most people would like to be aware of such problems before making an offer.

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Costly Wedding vs. Home Down Payment?
June 27, 2014

The average wedding costs around $20,000, which is almost enough money to make a 10 percent down payment on the median U.S. home sale price of $213,400.