Buying Your First Home

How Long is a Mortgage Pre-Approval Good For?

Most mortgage pre-approvals are good for 90 days, and they’re simple to refresh at any time.

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15 Good Luck Plants To Bring Positive Energy to Your New Home

Plants pose a variety of benefits and have been celebrated for centuries. Horticulture therapy eases stress ...

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Insurance

LPMI vs. PMI: Is Lender-Paid Private Mortgage Insurance Right For you?

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is required with conventional mortgage loans when you put down less than 20...

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Buying Your First Home

What Is a Loan Origination Fee and Is It Negotiable?

Several fees come along with a mortgage. One of the more typical is the loan origination fee charged by your...

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Buying Your First Home

18 Tips on How to Move Out of Your Parents’ House

Moving out of your parents' home is a major lifetime milestone.

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A Guide to the $15,000 First-Time Homebuyer Act of 2021

The $15,000 First-Time Homebuyer Act April 28, 2021, U.S. lawmakers introduced the First-Time Homebuyer Act ...

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Finding a Home

How to Buy a House Out of State in 2021

Whether you’re moving out of state for a new job, to be near family or just a change of pace, it can be a ch...

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42 Beautiful Curb Appeal Ideas To Fit Your Budget

Few things are more welcoming than pulling up to your new home with a freshly mowed lawn, blooming flower be...

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Finding a Home

26 Architectural House Styles: Homes That Built American Neighborhoods

House styles have evolved for centuries to accommodate changes in taste, lifestyle, and environment. Explori...

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