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New home? How much can you really afford?

Before you attend a single open house or read a single real estate ad, let us help you create a realistic price range.

Rent or buy? We can help

Trying to decide which works best for your budget? Let us run the numbers for you.

8 factors that can influence your mortgage rate

There are a lot of things that can influence your mortgage rate. Read here to learn about these 8 factors.

9 mortgage myths that'll cost you if you aren't careful

There are many common misconceptions about mortgages. This article sheds some light on the often confusing home loan.

3 mortgage rules to live by

Taking out a mortgage on your home is a big financial commitment. This article gives financial tips on mortgages that can help with your home loan.

5 things you didn't know about your credit score

Want to demystify your credit score? Read here for tips on maintaining, building, and fixing your credit.

5 ways to save a down payment for your first home

Saving for a down payment on a home can seem insurmountable. Read here for tips on how you can save for a down payment to buy your first home.

How your credit score impacts your mortgage and loan rates

Your credit score can impact your mortgage and loan rates. Read here to find out how.

House hunters: Better leave some time for the hunt

Buying a house can take a lot of time. Here are some tips on how to plan ahead to make sure that your home buying time frame fits your needs.

Buying my first home only took 35 days

Buying a home can be an incredibly lengthy process. This article explores how one first time home buyer bought their first home in only 35 days.

5 tax breaks you could get for buying a home

Are you a soon-to-be or recent home buyer? This article outlines 5 tax breaks you may be eligible for. Read here to learn more.

Personal finance: a 15-year mortgage

Are you considering taking out a mortgage? Read this article to learn about the benefits of a 15-year mortgage plan.

How to find a moving company without blowing your budget

Moving is always a big expense, but finding a reliable moving company doesn't have to be. Read here for tips on finding a moving company without blowing your budget.

5 mortgage rules you should know by heart

Mortgages involve pages and pages of legal documentation that can be nearly impossible for most people to comprehend. Remember these 5 rules.

Delaying your first home purchase? You're not alone

You're not alone if you're young and don't feel ready to buy a house. Learn more about important home-buying advice for first-time buyers.

3 key tips for mortgage shopping

These three key tips for mortgage shopping can help you be a smart homebuyer, and possibly save thousands of dollars over the life of your loan. Learn more how simple steps can make a big difference.

5 signs you're not ready to buy a house

Home owning isn't as easy as it may seem. Consider these 5 signs before you purchase a home.

12 ways to get the lowest mortgage refinance rates

If you're considering refinancing your mortgage, you probably want to find the lowest possible mortgage refinance rates. Here's how.

12 essential tax questions for homeowners

Here are some commonly asked questions about taxes and homeownership. Knowing these answers will help keep your tax bill as low as possible.

This mortgage trick could save you thousands

A simple mortgage repayment trick could save you thousands in interest. Read this article to learn how.

Mortgage vs. investing

Should you invest with your spare cash or pay off your mortgage early? As with most financial planning decisions, the answer is not black and white.

10 things to know about buying a home

Looking to buy a home? Read this article for 10 pieces of information you should know before you buy your dream house

9 hidden costs of buying a home

If you're considering buying a home, be mindful of these extra expenses when establishing your budget.

Buying a house? How much is too much?

Find out how banks determine what you qualify for, and how to determine what your budget should really be.

6 ways not to use your home equity line of credit

Take a look these 6 worst ways to use your home equity line of credit before you write that check.

Mortgage loans: information to know

Understanding the mortgage process can help you set your budget before you start looking for homes.

What does APR mean?

What's the difference between an annual percentage rate and an interest rate?

What is a mortgage?

Getting a mortgage means the difference between living in a rental or a home of your very own. Learn more about how they work.

3 things to know about mortgages

Before you embark on a house hunt, check out 3 things you should know about mortgages.
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