Tips for moving safely during COVID-19

Many people have cancelled or postponed life events due to COVID-19, but the number of people moving into new homes has been on the rise lately. Fortunately, moving safely during COVID-19 is possible by following extra safety precautions and doing proper research beforehand. Whether you’re moving down the block, to another town or across the ...

Planning for the complete costs of buying and owning a home

Compared to renting, owning a home can be a great deal and a wise investment. With today’s low mortgage rates, many people are buying their first homes or making moves to new ones, but buying and owning a home comes with more costs than just a down payment and monthly mortgage statement. As you begin ...

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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