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How do home alarm systems protect your property?

How do home alarm systems protect your property?

In the United States, there are over 2 million burglaries a year, each accounting for an average loss of $2,119 — an unexpected cost that can be hard to swallow. While a home security system won’t guarantee that your home isn’t

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What are origination fees and points?

What are origination fees and points?

Getting a mortgage comes with fees attached beyond your downpayment, and today we’ll tackle two common fees involved in getting your loan: origination fees (sometimes called origination points) and points (sometimes called discount points). Because both of these terms can

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Why use a mortgage calculator?

Why use a mortgage calculator?

If you’re considering buying a new home, refinancing a current mortgage, or paying off your current mortgage early, a mortgage calculator is one of the first places you should check.  There’s a lot of math that goes into making mortgage calculations,

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How to sell your home and buy a new house at the same time

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You can see it on the faces of friends and coworkers when you tell them you’re preparing to sell your house and buy a new one within the same time frame: the forced smile, the overly enthusiastic assurances that “I’m

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