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With all the television shows on the home improvement channels that feature the flipped houses and fixer uppers, it has caused...


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Tags: First Time Home Buyers, Renovate, Home Buyer,

It can be more difficult for self-employed borrowers to prove their income than those who are paid by their employer. When it...


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Tags: First Time Home Buyers, Home Buyer, home buyers,

If you were to ask the question, “how much should I save for a down payment?”, you will likely get a range of answers. Some...


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Tags: FHA loans, FHA, VA loans,

Credit is an essential part of the economy. Without credit, lenders would have no scale by which to create lending standards...


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Tags: First Time Home Buyers, Credit Report, Credit,

You have closed on the purchase of your home. You have moved all your belongings into the new house. You are sifting through...


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Tags: Buying, loan types, home buying,