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Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

June 24, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m ...

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When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

June 10, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter ...

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Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

May 27, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho ...

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5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 13, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ...

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5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 22, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ...

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What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

April 8, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ...

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6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

March 25, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

A home is a massive investment. Any new homeowner will naturally hope their investment will gain value. While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are some excellent indicators that a home is likely t ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

March 11, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 12, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

January 29, 2020 | Posted by: Amanda Jacobson

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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