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Education on all things homeownership

Down Payment: How Much is Enough?

May 18, 2023
The down payment you put towards your home is a huge factor in the homebuying equation. The budget you set for your...

2023 Increase to FHA Loan Limits

December 28, 2022
Starting January 1st, 2023, the Federal Housing Administration will implement an increase in loan limits throughout...
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Pet-Friendly Remodeling Ideas

November 10, 2021
Here are a few ideas for making some pet-friendly changes to our homes to make them more fun, friendly and...
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Fall Garden Cleanup Checklist

November 03, 2021

Find out which chores to skip, which are must-dos, and how to keep your garden looking beautiful in the fall.

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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....