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We help people buy houses so they can create a home. Here we share more than mortgage finance tips (although we do that too); we aim to help you make your house a home through DIY projects, pet care, hosting tips, yard maintenance and much more!

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Buying a home you can grow into, versus something that fits you now, is smart planning.


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Tags: Credit Report, Credit, Savings,

By Morgan Saylor On December 5, 2016

No Credit v Bad Credit

If you’re preparing to buy a house, you’re probably taking a good, long look at your credit history – or perhaps lack thereof.


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Tags: Credit Report, Credit, help,

By Morgan Saylor On August 30, 2016

Credit Mistakes to Avoid

One of the most frequent questions our mortgage bankers are asked by customers is how to improve their credit. If you want to...


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If you’re seeking a home loan but having credit woes, you’re not alone! Understanding and striving towards a better credit...


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Student loan debt is a hurdle facing many millennials as they become interested in becoming first-time homebuyers. But is it a...


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Tags: Loans, Mortgage, First Time Home Buyers,

By Morgan Saylor On March 18, 2016

Water Heaters 101

If you’re buying a home or looking to make some energy efficient upgrades (which we’ve mentioned earlier this week as being...


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Tags: Home, Credit, Electricity,