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Long gone are the days requiring 20% down on a house. Thank goodness! Could you imagine the struggle of a generation full of...

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For many first-time homebuyers the biggest obstacles to overcome when buying a house are likely the down payment and credit...

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Many states recognize that it can be difficult in today’s economy to save for a down payment so to encourage their residents...


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Realtor.com, Zillow, Redfin, Trulia. These are all sites that allow you to enter search criteria and look through home...


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While it’s true that there isn’t a “first time home buyer” mortgage out there, there are mortgages that have less strict...


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Resolve to Become a Homeowner

As we approach the end of the year and move into the next, most people take this opportunity to...


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