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3 home improvements that can lower your tax bill
February 11, 2020

General home improvement projects don’t usually help homeowners when tax time rolls around. But there are a few home improvements that entitle homeowners to tax breaks. With a few weeks left in the year, you still have some time to...

4 Tips For How to Plan, Budget, and Smartly Purchase Your First Home.
March 5, 2019

If buying a home in 2019, or at any point in the near future, is part of your goals it’s best to get started early. Having clarity regarding your finances and the home buying process can ensure you make more...

The Rise Of Female Homebuyers
February 7, 2019

Despite an existing gender pay gap, single women are purchasing nearly double the number of homes than men. According to the National Association of Realtors Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report (2018), 65% of homebuyers were married, 18% were...

When High-Tech Meets Home Buying: the Latest Products and Platforms to Watch in 2019
January 10, 2019

In 2019, a plethora of new technologies and platforms will be hitting the real estate world. From co-buying homes to navigating zoning codes to finding your dream home through artificial intelligence, there’s an incredible new technology for practically every need....

Wrapping Up Your Home Search This Winter
December 24, 2018

The weather outside may be frightful. But if you’re ready to buy a home now, there are plenty of excellent reasons to start your home search this winter, and not to delay your home search until the weather warms up....

Do Millennials Value Homeownership Over Other Life Events?
November 29, 2018

Some people think that Millennials—the generation born roughly from 1981 to 1997—are destined to live at home with their parents forever, or at least, llong after graduating from college and securing full-time jobs. As recently as 2015, Millennials were making...

You Don’t Have to Be Debt-Free to Buy a Home
November 19, 2018

Credit cards, student loans, and other debts are a fact of modern life. Last year, the average American carried about $38,000 in personal debt. And fewer than one in four American adults are completely debt-free. But if you think you’ve...

Using Retirement Funds for Your Down Payment
July 30, 2018

Saving for retirement is important for your future. But for people hoping to buy a home soon, watching the balances on their retirement accounts grow while trying to come up with a down payment can be a little frustrating. Why can’t...

5 Tips to Get Your House Airbnb Ready
July 12, 2018

So you are all set to go on your beach vacation. Tickets booked, itinerary planned, and bags (almost) packed. But while you’re gone, making some extra cash to help cover the cost of your trip? Might not be a bad...

What is the Difference Between a Hard Credit Inquiry and a Soft Credit Inquiry?
June 25, 2018

When you apply for a loan or a line of credit, your lender will request access to your credit history and credit score from at least one of the three main credit reporting bureaus—Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. The credit bureaus...