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5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 13, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ...

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5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 22, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ...

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What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

April 8, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ...

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6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

March 25, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

A home is a massive investment. Any new homeowner will naturally hope their investment will gain value. While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are some excellent indicators that a home is likely t ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

March 11, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

March 5, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 27, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

February 20, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

February 13, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether refi ...

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Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

February 6, 2020 | Posted by: Kim Slamka

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ...

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