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Making the Decision to Purchase a Home: Townhouses vs. Single Family Homes

Deciding to purchase a home is probably one of the biggest financial decisions you make. Not only must the home be affordable, there is a lengthy process involved. On top of the home buying process, some home buyers are overwhelmed

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Posted in Financial Planning, Financial Wellness, Housing

How To Avoid Loan Modification Scams

There are many types of scams out there. And unfortunately, scam artists tend to target people that are already having financial troubles. Here’s a flashback Friday post to remind you to be cautious about where you get mortgage help. Homeowners face

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Posted in Foreclosure, Housing, Scams

Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership

Homeownership is a dream for so many Americans, but a lot of people, especially younger adults, face barriers to purchasing a home. Besides increased house prices in some locations, other major barriers include: Not enough money saved for down payment

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Posted in Housing

Tips to Prepare for Purchasing Your First House

Purchasing Your First House

Purchasing your first house may seem overwhelming. It’s a major purchase and for many people, potentially the largest monthly payment they’ve ever had (or ever will have). Not to mention owning a home comes with huge responsibilities, like upkeep and

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Posted in Credit, Housing

Fall Chores: Save Money and Time with These 4 Tips

November. Most of the leaves have fallen. We’ve had killing frost. The skies are threatening snow. I love this time of year! So dramatic. I also enjoy fall chores. I like the crisp air for working outdoors, the quality of

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Posted in Being Frugal, Housing, How to Guides
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