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60+ Surprising Mortgage Facts and Home Buyer Statistics
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60+ Surprising Mortgage Facts and Home Buyer Statistics

Homebuyer was created with a mission to make homeownership more accessible and inclusive for every American. We strive to strengthen neighborhoods…

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34 Ways For Home Buyers To Meet Their New Neighbors
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34 Ways For Home Buyers To Meet Their New Neighbors

Home buyers appreciate great neighbors and neighborhoods.  A Bank of America study showed that home buyers value connected communities, and…

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What is Escrow and How Does it Work?
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What is Escrow and How Does it Work?

When buying a home, your escrow provider is a valuable member of your team. However, many home buyers and sellers can’t answer the question “what…

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What Is the Cheapest Type of House to Build? Alternative Homes and Building Materials
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What Is the Cheapest Type of House to Build? Alternative Homes and Building Materials

The cheapest type of house to build is a rectangular tiny home — though your location, materials, and more can impact costs. $287,466 is the…

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Home Maintenance Checklist for First-Time Home Buyers
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Home Maintenance Checklist for First-Time Home Buyers

Your home is an investment that needs regular upkeep to protect you and your finances. Household maintenance is a skill many first-time home buyers…

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14 Questions to Ask at an Open House
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14 Questions to Ask at an Open House

Open houses are a valuable tool for home buyers. You can view a property in a low-pressure environment, and you can usually take as much time as you…

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What Does a Title Company Do?
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What Does a Title Company Do?

Many home buyers are familiar with the services provided by a real estate agent and a mortgage lender, but what does a title company…

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How to Make an Offer on a House in 8 Simple Steps
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How to Make an Offer on a House in 8 Simple Steps

Making a great offer is essential to buying the home you…

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The Big List Of First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes
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The Big List Of First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes

First-time home buyers make mistakes. It’s unavoidable.  There is too much room for error to get it perfect. Home buyer education can…

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Buying a House In Your Early 20s: What to Know and How to Plan
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Buying a House In Your Early 20s: What to Know and How to Plan

Buying a house in your early 20s is easier than you think, and it happens every day. According to the Federal Reserve, 26% of Americans 18 to 29…

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How Long is a Mortgage Pre-Approval Good For?
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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. The mortgage pre-approval is your first big step…

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15 Good Luck Plants To Bring Positive Energy to Your New Home
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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 and increases feelings of well-being,…

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LPMI vs. PMI: Is Lender-Paid Private Mortgage Insurance Right For you?
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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 percent on your home purchase. PMI helps…

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What Is a Loan Origination Fee and Is It Negotiable?
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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 lender for processing and, sometimes,…

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How to Move Out of Your Parents’ House Quickly
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How to Move Out of Your Parents’ House Quickly

Moving out of your parents’ home is a major life…

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The Biden $15k First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit: Explained
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The Biden $15k First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit: Explained

The First-Time Homebuyer Act is a congressional bill to grant first-time home buyers up to $15,000 in refundable federal tax…

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7 Steps to Buy a House Out of State
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7 Steps to Buy a House Out of State

Whether you’re moving out of state for a new job, to be near family or just a change of pace, buying a new home is a straightforward process. With…

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42 Beautiful Curb Appeal Ideas To Fit Your Budget
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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 beds, and inviting patio…

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