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7 Steps to a Home Improvement Loan

Tweet Financial steps to securing a home loan. Is your home in need of a makeover? Will you bear these costs out of pocket or will you need to seek

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Steps To Take When Doing a Home Renovation

Tweet Home owners are always looking to make some changes to their residences. You may want to add a sun room to the house, complete the basement, or renovate the

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Home Mortgage Rates Near 60 Year Low

Tweet Buying a home now could save you thousands. The interest rate on 30-year home mortgages continues to drop, falling to an average of 4.32 percent according to Bankrate.com. [1]

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Home Renovation Refinancing Options

Tweet Home Renovation Refinancing Options Are you looking to renovate your home so that you can prepare for a new family member? Perhaps you are dreaming of a new home

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An Overview of Loan Modification Program

Tweet It is often seen that borrowers are not able to cope with the terms and conditions of the existing loan. Considering the inability of the borrowers to repay the

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Storm Recovery and Homeowners Insurance

Tweet Hurricane season and your home insurance policy. Following an extraodinarily active and deadly spring tornado season, homeowners across the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are keeping a wary eye on

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5 Options to Avoiding Foreclosure

Tweet If you’re faced with foreclosure, you may still have some options available to help delay or avoid that fate. Your chances of keeping the home may still be good

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Why Lease to Own May Get You Into a Home Faster

Tweet Buying a lease to own home takes time. From 2007 through 2011, home prices have dropped dramatically and are at levels not seen since the turn of the millennium.

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No Closing Cost Refi? Yes, They’re Still Around

If you’re considering taking on a home improvement project, one way you can fund the work is to refinance your current mortgage.

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4 Timely Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Tweet As the summer months progress, the housing market will continue to gyrate, with some markets seeing continued price erosion while others may begin to stabilize. Clearly, it is a

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Do I Need Homeowners Insurance?

Tweet You’ve just received your homeowners insurance bill and your premium went up. Again. After 15 years of making payments and sending out thousands of dollars of your hard-earned money,

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The Truth About Staying in Your Home Mortgage Free

Tweet You say that there isn’t anything in life that is free? Well, for millions of American homeowners, living in a home may be about the closest thing to a

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Should I Refinance Now or Wait?

Tweet Homeowners who haven’t refinanced over the past several years may believe they missed out on a good thing. Certainly, if you refinanced before the market crash of 2008, there

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HEL and HELOC Considerations

Tweet Still, if you have lived in your home for many years, perhaps 10 or 15 years or longer, then you may still have enough equity remaining to borrow. Your

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Home Renovation Safety

Tweet While DIY home renovations can be a good way to save money in these tough economic times, failing to take proper safety measures or complete the work “to code”

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7 Insurance Tips for Homeowners

Tweet If you’re planning a home renovation or have recently completed an update or addition to your home, your homeowners insurance should be reviewed to make sure that it covers

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Don’t Let Your Credit Sabotage Your Home Renovation Plans

Tweet Renovating a home can be a costly affair, which means many homeowners will have to tap their home’s equity or arrange other financing to pay for a new kitchen,