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Is Buying a Fixer-Upper the Right Choice for You?

Are you wondering if you should buy a fixer-upper house? Our guide will let you know what to expect and how to decide.

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A Closer Look at the Closing Process

Wondering what happens during the closing process and how long closing on your new home takes? Our guide takes you through everything you need to know.

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How to Prepare for an Open House

Getting ready to go to an open house? This complete guide will help you make the most of the experience.

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Buying a Home While in Debt is Possible — Here’s How

Want to buy a home but have other debts holding you back? Learn how you can purchase a home while in debt and discover tips to make the process easier.

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What to Expect From a Home Appraisal

Whether you're buying your first home or selling your property, the home appraisal is an important part of the process. Learn exactly what to expect during a home appraisal here.

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Everything You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance

Are you getting ready to take on a mortgage? Learn everything you need to know about private mortgage insurance here.

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Don’t Overlook These 5 Key Details When Property Shopping

Hunting for your next home? Be aware of these 5 key details when shopping to avoid costly problems.

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What to Expect in Rent-to-Own Terms

Are you interested in securing your dream home by renting-to-own, but not sure what to expect? Read on to find out everything you need to know about rent-to-own terms.

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Should You Buy an Existing Home or Choose New Construction?

Are you wondering whether to buy an existing property or a newly constructed home? Discover the pros and cons of each option in this complete guide.

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Looking Ahead: What Do Record Low Mortgage Rates Mean for the Housing Market?

Mortgage rates are at record lows – and they're expected to stay there. Find out what this could mean for the housing market moving ahead.