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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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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

Setting up your first apartment on a budget

Moving out and into your first apartment is exciting, but may seem a little intimidating, not to mention expensive. Here are tips to ease the burden of moving on your wallet. Furnishing your new place Furniture is going to be

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Take Advantage of Homebuyer Assistance Program

As a HUD-approved housing counseling provider, LSS Financial Counseling sessions fulfill requirements for a homebuyer assistance program. LSS is not funding the program, but we will help you navigate the opportunities available, including the HOM Down Payment and Closing Cost

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Out of the Nest Series: Establishing Your New Home

Renting your first apartment or house is a very exciting opportunity. Searching for the right place and ensuring that each ‘I’ is dotted and ‘T’ is crossed is attainable. This post points out key factors to help your apartment/home search

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