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Waiving an Inspection? Here Are the Risks

When you buy a home, one of the choices you must make is whether to have a home inspection before you sign on the dotted line and make the home yours. You may think that...Read more

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What You Should Know About Prepayment Penalties

Buying a home usually requires financing in the form of a mortgage, and mortgages usually come in 30- or 15-year terms. Many homeowners plan to pay off their mortgage...Read more

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4 Unexpected Ways to Save for a Down Payment

While the idea of buying a home might be exciting, the prospect of coming up with a down payment can be daunting, especially for buyers entering the market for the first...Read more

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How to Deep Clean Before You Move

Whether you are moving down the street or across the whole country, one thing is for sure—you’ll have to do the dreaded deep clean before you move out. If you are...Read more

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How to Build Your Home Buying Team

Buying your first home can feel daunting and overwhelming; however, that process is much easier than you think when you don’t go it alone! There are many professionals out...Read more