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10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

Buying a house is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it’s also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It’s important to understand these 10 essential terms so you understand how

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What spouses and surviving spouses should know about VA mortgages

If you’re shopping for a house, a VA mortgage can be a low cost way to get into a new home. Designed for veterans and current members of the military, these loans have competitive interest rates and require no down

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Turn home equity into a stunning remodel that sells

Remodeling or renovating your home with an eye towards adding resale value means understanding what buyers want in 2017. This year, you’ll get the most home remodel value from high-impact projects that may cost more but produce a bigger wow

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Top tips for buying and selling a house in 2017

There’s no time like a new year for a new home. As excited as you might be about your fresh start, don’t rush into any big decisions without knowing what works best in 2017’s housing and mortgage market. If you’re

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Home for the Holidays: Beyond holiday decorating

Getting your home ready for the holidays isn’t only about hanging evergreen wreaths and stringing the rooftops with holiday lights. It’s also about getting your home ready to host family and guests. If welcoming your friends and family into your

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