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Tips to start your first mortgage on the right foot Home ownership is an exciting achievement, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Entering into home ownership when you’re ready is more important than doing so right away. Starting off on the right foot can positively impact future home-buying opportunities, while rushing into a situation you’re unprepared for can limit your options down the road. Make sure you have a clear, accurate idea of your budget before you buy your first house to confirm that you’re ready for the biggest purchase of your life. Calculate Your Available Income Your first...
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Is it better to buy new or renovate your current home? Sometimes it’s hard not to be tempted by the greener grass of a new home, especially if your home isn’t exactly how you want it to look or function. But the idea of putting your house on the market and leaving your beloved neighborhood behind breaks your heart. You’re at a real estate crossroads — something has to change, but is it better to buy a new house or renovate your current address? New House Benefits A new house can be the answer to your current home’s woes. Perhaps you need more space for your growing family or less square...
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Make the Home Improvements You Want With The Equity In Your Home You found your dream home and settled down, so now what? Ready to tackle some of those honey-do wish list improvement projects? Why not use the equity you have built in your home to check some of those items off your list and potentially increase your home's overall value. It is a win-win. Fund Your next project with a heloc A Home Equity Line of Credit is a great way to finance your next home project – and one of the most affordable. Take advantage of low interest rates to make your payment as low as possible. Learn More