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Homebuying: The Pros And Cons Of Putting 20 Percent Down

Homebuying: The Pros And Cons Of Putting 20 Percent Down - PenFed Your Money Blog

Even if you’ve never bought a home before, you’re probably aware of the gold standard for paying for one: a 20 percent down payment. That’s a big chunk of change. In an era of “no money down” promotions, does the

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Why Choose An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Why Choose An Adjustable Rate Mortgage - PenFed YourMoney Blog

If you’re hunting for a new home, you’re probably also mortgage hunting — and if you aren’t, you should be. Your mortgage will help determine just how much home you can afford to buy, and picking the right one is important.

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Tax Tips For Home Sellers To Avoid Overpaying

Tax Tips for Home Sellers

  When it comes to taxes, you’d think the Internal Revenue Service would keep all of the money-saving secrets hidden away in a locked vault. After all, that’s the government’s income. But the IRS is actually quite forthright in giving

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The Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

The Tax Benefits of Owning a Home - Nerdwallet

  From building equity to giving you a chance to settle down and plant roots, homeownership comes with potential benefits that renting simply doesn’t offer. Among them are several tax advantages worth knowing about. Here’s a quick look at how

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What Kind Of Vacation Home Is Right For You?

What Kind Of Vacation Home Is Right For You?

  As it warms up, we can’t blame you for thinking ahead to a sunny summer vacation. But is it a vacation you want or is it time to invest in a vacation home? Buying gives you a space just for

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