Buying a House

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Do You Have to Have Mortgage Insurance?

When you first set out to buy a home, it can feel like you’re taking an exam you forgot to study for. You have to make quick decisions that can have ramifications on your finances for years and years to come, and while you'll probably get no shortage of advice from friends and family, it can be a headache to make...

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30-Year Mortgage: Everything You Need to Know

Buying a home can be a challenge for a lot of people. Between the credit score requirements, debt to income ratios, and down payment, it comes at no surprise that buying a home can feel like an uphill battle. If you’re looking to lay roots somewhere, but can’t meet the home buying requirements at the moment, you...

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What Is Rent To Own? Pros, Cons, and Answers

Modular homes, also known as prefabricated homes, have come a long way in recent years. As technology continues to advance, the designs, materials, and ‘craftsmanship’ of modular homes has continued to evolve and progress. Modular homes can be a good option for someone who wants to get a brand new home, but stay on a...

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Modular Homes: What Are They & Should You Buy One?

If you’re preparing to buy a home, you have likely already read up on what kind of documentation is needed to qualify for a home loan. In the process of doing so, you’ve probably noticed that a credit score is one of the biggest factors that lenders use to determine what you can afford.

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No Hassle Lending: Can You Buy a House With No Credit?

When looking to buy or refinance a house, the pre-qualified vs pre-approved mortgage debate can be confusing. Pre-qualification is usually performed by an independent mortgage lender, and it allows you to make offers on homes, though it might not guarantee that the lender will accept your offer.

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Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved Mortgage: Understanding the Difference

Some homebuyers refuse to purchase a property if it is part of a property owner association. On the other hand, many other homebuyers intentionally seek out properties that are part of a POA because they find that there are many benefits associated with a property owner association.

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Property Owner’s Association: COA, HOA, POA, What's the difference?

REO, or real estate owned, properties can be a great investment. The value of REO foreclosures makes these properties attractive opportunities. However, there are some risks you should know about before purchasing an REO property.

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REO Foreclosure: Understanding Real Estate Owned Foreclosure

Rental properties are one of the best and prevalent investments in the real estate world. From providing stellar tax incentives and passive income to producing top-notch returns, rental properties are an excellent starting point for real estate investors.

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Rental Property Expenses Guide For Investors

Buying a foreclosed home can be a great opportunity when it’s done correctly. You could end up with a great home that you purchased at a bargain, meaning you have equity right from the get-go.

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Should You Buy a Foreclosed Home? Things to Consider Before Buying

When it comes to property ownership, there are several ways that people can hold titles. Tenancy in common (TIC) is one of these types of ownership.