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The Front Porch Blog

Education on all things homeownership
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Should You Buy a Home with Cash?

October 27, 2021
Paying upfront instead of obtaining financing is often seen as a way of getting a leg up on other potential buyers....
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Should I Buy a Home with an HOA?

October 12, 2021
In the excitement of buying a new home, it can be easy to overlook the presence of a Homeowners' Association, or...
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Tax Season Tips for Homeowners

March 23, 2021
If you're a new homeowner, you might be wondering how homeownership affects your taxes. The answer is: It...

What is Mortgage Insurance?

March 04, 2021
Mortgage insurance may seem like just one more painful added expense when considering buying a home and how much you...

How to Build Your Credit Score

February 05, 2021

Save money and qualify for the best home loan by getting your credit score in top shape before you buy