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Wrapping Up Your Home Search This Winter

Part of Money Matters

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….

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The Morty Report: What the rate hike means for mortgages

Some mortgage rates crept above 6% this week, as the market reacted to higher-than-expected inflation data and sought to price in anticipated rate hikes coming out of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

What’s the Best Time of Year to Get a Mortgage?

Part of Homebuying 101

Sometimes, waiting until the right time of year to buy something can help you save some serious money. The end-of-year holidays just around the corner. Retailers are currently gearing up to offer their best deals on cookware, electronics, tools, and…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...

7 Home Maintenance Tasks for Autumn (and One to Put Off Until Next Year)

Part of Home Improvement

For most Americans, autumn means falling leaves, cozy fires, and pumpkin-spice everything. For homeowners, the arrival of fall also means it’s time to get cracking on some home maintenance tasks.  Put these items on your to-do list in the coming…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter

Part of Selling

Spring and summer are peak home buying seasons. Lots of people look for homes when the weather is nice. And many families try to move in the summer to avoid disrupting their children’s schooling. But if you’re ready to sell…

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What Does “Pending” Mean on a House?

When you find your dream home online or have your eye on a house in your neighborhood, you might also see a “sale pending” sign on it. But what does pending mean on a house? Does it mean that the...

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

Part of Home Improvement

It’s that time of year: temperatures are dropping and days are getting shorter. Take a few steps now to get your home ready for winter. You’ll be sitting pretty in the chillier days ahead. Show some love for your heating…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...