full dryer load

How to care for your clothes dryer

full dryer load

Caring for your clothes dryer involves more than just cleaning its lint trap. In order to keep your appliance running safely and efficiently, there are several regular steps you’ll need to perform.

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facts vs. myths

5 mortgage myths, busted

facts vs. myths

Want to be smarter than the average mortgage borrower? Here are five common mortgage myths and the truth behind them. Read on, and you may gain an advantage when deciding what direction to take with your home financing.

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2020 predictions

2020 real estate predictions

2020 predictions

A new year has arrived, which means many people are planning to buy or sell a home in the coming months. The spring real estate market, which begins as early as January, is the busiest real estate season in many parts of the country. If you’re planning to buy or sell in 2020, here are some helpful predictions from the National Association of REALTORS’ 2020 Housing Forecast.

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city or suburbs

Do you belong in the city or suburbs?

city or suburbs

Are you better off among the bright lights of the big city or the quiet streets of suburbia? It’s a choice many people make early in their adult lives and reassess later as their priorities, careers and family situations evolve. Metropolitan areas can offer robust job markets, vibrant culture and extensive services, while the suburbs often provide more affordability, better schools and a greater sense of community. Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding whether to live in the city or the suburbs.

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the word refinance

Is it time to refinance your mortgage?

the word refinance

With mortgage rates currently near record lows1, now is an advantageous time for many people to refinance their mortgages. A mortgage refinance involves replacing your current mortgage with a new loan, usually with a new interest rate, new monthly payment, new term (length) and other potential changes or benefits.

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