Category: Unique Homes

Self-Employed and Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s What’s Changed Since COVID-19

Self-Employed and Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s What’s Changed Since COVID-19

Freelance workers are a big part of the U.S. economy, but the pandemic has put extra hurdles in their path to getting a mortgage. Here’s what has changed, and what you should expect.

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What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Multiple Listing Services

In the world of real estate, both buyers and sellers need to ensure they have access to a multiple listing service for many reasons. The connection? Using a real estate professional. Here are the benefits both buyers and sellers need to know when using an MLS.

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Home Buyer’s Guide: How to Purchase a Property, From Start to Finish [Free Download]

Home Buyer’s Guide: How to Purchase a Property, From Start to Finish [Free Download]

Purchasing a home is both exciting and a major milestone in your life, so you’ll want to be prepared for what to expect to avoid a stressful process. Having an in-depth look at the buyer’s journey can help you make informed and confident decisions. From finding a real estate agent, negotiating offers to getting your […]

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Mortgage Deferment and Mortgage Forbearance—Is There a Difference?

Mortgage Deferment and Mortgage Forbearance—Is There a Difference?

Many homeowners now need mortgage relief. Two strategies that some borrowers are eager to invoke are mortgage deferment and mortgage forbearance.

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Why is the Homeownership Rate Soaring?

Homeownership makes many positive social contributions, but the most important may be that it is the predominant way families build wealth. And now, numbers are soaring.

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A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Home Ownership Costs [Free Download]

A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Home Ownership Costs [Free Download]

Along with the excitement of purchasing a new home, comes the additional costs that you will be expected to pay as a homeowner. Apart from covering the mortgage of your home, you’ll have additional expenses – such as home insurance – that you will be expected to cover. If you’re looking to budget for a […]

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Don’t Panic! 3 Money-Saving, Last-Minute Tax Tips for Homeowners

Don’t Panic! 3 Money-Saving, Last-Minute Tax Tips for Homeowners

If you haven’t filed your taxes, don’t panic! Here are three last-minute tax tips for homeowners that will save you money, headaches, and more.

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So You Want to Buy a Fixer-Upper: Here’s What You Need to Know

Stephen and David St. Russell, self-taught renovation and fixer-upper experts, are sharing their advice for homebuyers who are looking to explore buying a home that needs some extra TLC.

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How to Prepare For Closing Day [Free Downloadable PDF]

How to Prepare For Closing Day [Free Downloadable PDF]

After you’ve successfully put in an offer for your dream home and set a date for closing, you’ve come to the final steps of your home buying journey. However aside from getting the keys, you’ll want to be prepared for the additional costs, and steps that will be required for a successful home purchase. The […]

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