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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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2020 real estate 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 ...

Myth vs Reality

5 real estate myths debunked

Real estate may be the only investment you can live in, but this familiarity hasn’t stopped several real estate myths from taking root. Buying or selling a home is an uncommon event for most people, and because of that, it’s not fair to expect everyone to be a real estate expert. To help you prepare ...

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