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Top Posts from 2018 #5

I’m guessing this post was so popular because there are so many questions out there about buying a...


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

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) lowers the risk to the lender, should you defaulton your mortgage payments. Please note that...


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

By Kimberly Shane On December 19, 2018

Before You Sign a Lease

Shelter, it’s one of our necessities. We all learned that in elementary school, right? Air, water, food, and shelter; our...


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Tags: First Time Home Buyers, Rent, Renting,

If you are thinking about buying a home in Ohio, you are in the right place. I recently had a conversation with our Market...


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

By Kimberly Shane On December 17, 2018

Pets: Rent v. Buy

Did you know that 68% of US households have a pet? However, only 55% of landlords, according to Avail, allow pets. This can...


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Tags: Rent, Renting, Buying,

From the time you start an application to the time you arrive at the closing table—it can take 30, 60, 90 days or more but why...


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Tags: homebuying, loan types, home buying,