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Homeowner Equity and Wealth Accumulation

National homeowner equity grew in the fourth quarter of 2020 by $1.5 Trillion or 16.2% year-over-year based on a CoreLogic analysis. The study was done on the six out of ten homeowners who have mortgages on their home. The fourth quarter of ...

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Buy a Bigger House now with Low Interest Rates

Rethink the Starter Home Strategy

Beginning homeownership with a "starter" home, has long been the traditional strategy for generations. Part of the logic behind starting with a smaller home; it gives you an opportunity to learn what it takes to maintain a house and helps y...

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Tax Refund Might Open the Door to Homeownership

Your Tax Refund Could Open the Door to Homeownership

Open the Door to Owning a Home One of the silver linings to filing your income tax return is discovering Your Tax Refund Could Open the Door to Homeownership.  Your refund could literally help you buy a home. If you're one of these fortunat...

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Transferring Property Prior to Death

Transferring Property Prior to Death

Transferring property prior to death could be an unnecessary expense for the would-be heir. Generally, when property is passed through the direction of a will or even a Trust, the heir will receive what is called a stepped-up cost basis.  T...

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Is it time to end your Mortgage Insurance

How Can You Eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance?

Private Mortgage Insurance benefits the lender if a borrower with less than a 20% down payment defaults on their loan.  In this article, we explore ways borrowers can Eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance.     Most convent...

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Make your 1st Offer your Best Offer

Make Your Best Offer FIRST

  Making your First Offer your Best Offer is a strategy that may be difficult to understand until you've lost a few homes to better offers. The reality of this real estate market is there just aren't many homes on the market.  As co...

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Homeowner's Ins vs Mortage Ins

Home Insurance and Mortgage Insurance

Many homeowners with a mortgage pay for two types of insurance but only one protects the owner. Homeowner's insurance covers damage to your property and loss from fire, burglary, vandalism, and other named natural disasters written in th...

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