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How to use retirement funds to buy a home

It goes without saying that your retirement funds are usually best saved for your retirement. However, sometimes it may be beneficial to utilize your retirement funds for the purchase of a home. With interest rates at record lows, home prices on the rise and homeownership offering many potential advantages, you may want to tap retirement ...

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Jumbo mortgages: what they are and when you need one

Mortgages aren’t one-size-fits-all. Depending on how much financing you need or want for a home, your loan might be classified as a jumbo mortgage. This type of loan comes with unique requirements and benefits.

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The benefits of buying or selling a home in summer

Summer isn’t just the warmest season of the year, it may also be the hottest time for the real estate market. There’s a good reason for that. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, summertime offers several advantages. Here are the top benefits of pursuing your purchase or sale in summer.

6 benefits of homeownership

Homeownership is an aspiration for many, but not everyone is even aware of all the benefits the come from owning your own home. Here are six ways that you can gain from ownership.

The right mortgage for each season of life

Getting a mortgage is more than a one-time event. It’s an important ongoing part of your lifelong financial strategy, and it should change and evolve with you and your family’s needs, goals and circumstances. Whether you want the smallest mortgage payment available, to be debt free as soon as possible, to minimize the cost of ...

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