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Kara Johnson

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Kara is a novelist, poet and large-scale sculptor in addition to being a contributing writer for MortgageLoan.com. She lives with her family in Rye, New York and is a graduate of Hampshire College.

Appealing a Property Tax Assessment
Home Purchase

Appealing a Property Tax Assessment

Property values have gradually been recovering from the lows they fell to during the recession. While that's generally good news for homeowners – higher property values mean increased home equity – there can be a downside as well: an increase in your property tax assessment.

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 10 years ago | 4 minutes read time
Five Mortgage Refinance Myths
Mortgage

Five Mortgage Refinance Myths

With the current low interest rates, it seems like everybody is refinancing. If you haven't started the process (or even if you have!), check out these five mortgage myths.

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 11 years ago | 3 minutes read time