How COVID-19 Has Changed Home Buying and Selling

In a matter of months, the coronavirus has reshaped the lives and plans of countless Americans in big ways and small. If you’re one of the many households that was preparing to buy or sell a home this year, you may be wondering if you can still safely, smoothly and affordably accomplish that goal.

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How to Prepare so You Can Buy a Home When the Time is Right

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home but aren’t ready to commit just yet, the best time to prepare is now. Whether you’ve been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic or you’re just waiting for some specific stars to align, there are many reasons why you may be waiting to make your move. The good ...

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Why get preapproved for a mortgage?

The spring real estate market has arrived! If you’re considering buying or refinancing a home, getting preapproved for your mortgage is an important first step.

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6 first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid

Experience may be the best teacher, but when it comes to buying a home, it’s better to do things right the first time. If you’re planning to purchase your first place, here are six common first-time homebuyer mistakes that you should avoid.

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What do falling mortgage rates mean for you?

At the start of February, mortgage interest rates dropped to their lowest since 2016.1 Most people know this is good news, but not everyone understands exactly how it may affect them. Here’s a short explanation of the two big ways you may be able to benefit from falling mortgage rates.

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