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Should you Stretch your Budget for a New Home?
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Should you Stretch your Budget for a New Home?

With interest rates low and home prices beginning to level off, now is a great time to buy a home. Should you stretch your budget to buy the exact home that you want? This article, plus a good mortgage calculator, can help you find the answer.

Kara  Johnson
13 years ago
Ethical Mortgage Brokers Ensure a Fair Home Purchase
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Ethical Mortgage Brokers Ensure a Fair Home Purchase

Utilizing the services of a resourceful mortgage broker can save you time, money, and worry. But because not all brokers are created equal, it's important that you choose yours carefully to find one who is skillful, reliable, ethical, and trustworthy.

Kara  Johnson
13 years ago
Tips for Buying a Second Home
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Tips for Buying a Second Home

Many people dream of owning a second home. But it's a costly dream. If your home is the most expensive purchase you'll make in your life, it stands to reason a second home will be the second most costly.

Dan Rafter
14 years ago
"Fix and Flip" Refinancing
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"Fix and Flip" Refinancing

"Fix and flip" has nothing to do with pancakes hot off the griddle, but everything to do with real estate investors making big bucks. It's the nickname for the practice of buying a home, renovating it, and then immediately selling it at a profit.

Kirk Haverkamp
14 years ago
Manufactured Home Buying: Four Essential Financing Tips
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Manufactured Home Buying: Four Essential Financing Tips

What do manufactured homes and cell phones have in common? Both started out as boxy and awkward, and then grew up to be sleek and surprisingly functional. Manufactured homes are still experiencing growing pains, however, so take care not to let the joke be on you when it comes to financing them.

David  Mully
14 years ago