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Pre-approval is Good for Everyone

Buyer’s mortgage pre-approval is good for everyone in the transaction. It saves time, money and removes the uncertainty of knowing whether the buyer will be qualified after negotiating a contract. The direct benefits include: Looking at “Right” homes - price, size, amenities, location Find the best loan - rate, term, type Uncover credit issues early…
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Easier to Play the Game

It’s much easier to play a game when you know the rules so you can avoid mistakes that may keep you from winning. Homeownership isn’t a game but there are some rules that will protect your investment and increase your enjoyment. Most people want a home of their own to raise their family, share with…
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Protecting Your Credit

One of the “big” three credit bureaus recently announced that a massive hack has exposed the personal information of up to 143 million people. To add perspective to that statement, that is about two-thirds of American credit card holders or close to half the population of the United States. Part of protecting your credit is…
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Investing on Your Side of the Fence

The grass tends to look greener on the other side of the fence. Maybe that’s why some people invest in things they don’t understand. It has been said that the grass is just as hard to mow on the other side of the fence so stay with what your most familiar. Single-family homes used for…
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Deductible Dilemma

The purpose of insurance is to shift the risk of loss to a company in exchange for a premium. Most policies have a deductible which reduces the amount of the claim that is paid by having the insured share in the first part of the loss. In the process of managing insurance premiums, policy holders…
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Home prices still on the rise.

U.S. prices of single-family homes continue to rise... read on Here is a complete survey about what the nation's position on the timing of buying and selling. The higher percentage of participants in the survey feel it is a good time to Buy and Sell real estate. 352273048-2017-Q2-Homeownership-Opportunities-and-Market-Experience-HOME-Survey   For the complete article: http://economistsoutlook.blogs.realtor.org/2017/08/29/instant-reaction-june-owners-gains-forecast/
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Labor Day Cocktails

 More cocktails and source of Grand Goose Le Grand Fizz http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/g9955149/labor-day-drinks-recipes/?slide=1
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Your Home’s Equity Could Be the Answer

A home equity line of credit, HELOC, is a mortgage loan made to homeowners to be used on an as-needed basis. A lender, such as a bank, will approve a borrower for a specified amount based on the equity in their home and all the necessary paperwork is signed to authorize the loan. The line…
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