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Some Benefits of 203K Loans Some Benefits of 203K Loans

By Preston Ware

The 203K is one of my favorite loans because the customer gets home ownership and the added bonus of putting their artistic signature on the property right from the get-go. The 203K is a home improvement loan that is great for neighborhood revitalization.

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Harp 2.0 is Heating Up! Harp 2.0 is Heating Up!

By Preston Ware

We all have been waiting a long time for HARP 2.0: but when it got here, nobody was ready! Our government kept promising this mortgage refinance program, while none of the traditional banking channels seemed ready. Finally this week we saw some good signs.

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What is the Role of a Home Inspector? What is the Role of a Home Inspector?

By Christina Kelley

What is the role of a home inspector, and what services do they offer?

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 Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States? Home Insurance: Do Home Insurance Costs Vary Between States?

Buying homeowners' insurance is an important part of owning your own home. It is the financial security blanket that protects your most valuable asset - your home. Many mortgage brokers, cities, counties and states require that any homeowner carry at least a liability policy, protecting you from lawsuits if someone is injured on your property.

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Top 10 Most Useful Websites for Homeowners Top 10 Most Useful Websites for Homeowners

By Christina Kelley

Here are what we've found to be the top 10 Most Useful Websites for Homeowners, new and old.

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How to Decorate a Small Room How to Decorate a Small Room

By Christina Kelley

One of the common challenges of owning or selling a home is coming up with great designs for rooms that are really small. To make the best use of the room, the design must be both practical and beautiful. Here are some tips for decorating a small room.

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Buying a Home with Bad Credit Buying a Home with Bad Credit

By Derren Peters

When purchasing a home, your credit will play a very pivotal role in determining if you will qualify for a mortgage that will make buying a home possible. If you have bad credit, you can still buy a home by using mortgage loan programs specifically designed for those with less than favorable credit.

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Reasons You May Opt For Mortgage Refinancing To Pay Off Your Home Loan Reasons You May Opt For Mortgage Refinancing To Pay Off Your Home Loan

By Shane Gibbs

Are you falling behind in your monthly mortgage payments? Do you find that your monthly income does not allow you to make your mortgage payments on time? In these circumstances, you may opt for mortgage refinancing on your present home loan.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

By Derren Peters

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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How Much Should My Mortgage Cost? How Much Should My Mortgage Cost?

How much home can you afford? Unless you are in the minority of homebuyers paying in cash, you will need to be approved for a mortgage. Here are a few things you need to know.

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