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26 Architectural House Styles: Homes That Built American Neighborhoods
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26 Architectural House Styles: Homes That Built American Neighborhoods

There are 26 popular house styles in the U.S. today. See them in pictures and learn how the experts decorate each type.…

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The Home-Buying Guide for Pet Parents
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The Home-Buying Guide for Pet Parents

According to the 2023-2024 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 87 million U.S. households have pets, and millions of pet owners move yearly. Moving…

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Should I Buy A Move-In Ready Home?
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Should I Buy A Move-In Ready Home?

Are you a candidate for buying a move-in ready home? Read about turnkey homes and decide whether you should buy…

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What is The $25,000 Downpayment Toward Equity Act? [Explained]
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What is The $25,000 Downpayment Toward Equity Act? [Explained]

First-time home buyers may be eligible to receive a $25,000 cash grant to purchase a new home. The first-time buyer program, called The Downpayment…

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14 Energy-Efficient Home Features to Look For When House Hunting
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14 Energy-Efficient Home Features to Look For When House Hunting

An energy-efficient home is designed to conserve and reduce energy use. A home’s construction, appliances, and major features can all impact…

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What Credit Score Is Needed to Buy a House?
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What Credit Score Is Needed to Buy a House?

Based on conventional mortgage guidelines, home buyers need a minimum 620 credit score to buy a house. But, there are other loan types with lower…

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10 Unique Ways to Make Money With Your New House
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10 Unique Ways to Make Money With Your New House

Homeownership can be a terrific financial opportunity. With each mortgage payment, you build home equity and create wealth for yourself. This is how…

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11 Best U.S.Cities For Young Adults and Professionals
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11 Best U.S.Cities For Young Adults and Professionals

You’re young and mobile. So, where should you move? Among the 50 United States, there are close to twenty-thousand incorporated cities. Each city…

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The 3-Step Process That Successful Home Buyers Follow
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The 3-Step Process That Successful Home Buyers Follow

Home buyer competition is fierce. The buyers who win are the buyers who…

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What Is The Conventional 97 Mortgage?
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What Is The Conventional 97 Mortgage?

Conventional 97 is the generic name for Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s three percent down, 30-year fixed rate mortgage loan for…

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What is a USDA Mortgage?
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What is a USDA Mortgage?

USDA loans are 100% mortgages backed by the USDA. They're known for low mortgage rates, discounted mortgage insurance, and no down payment…

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How To Document Your Cash Gift For Down Payment
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1 min read

How To Document Your Cash Gift For Down Payment

Nearly 25% of first-time home buyers down payment gifts to help buy a home, according to the National Association of…

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