If the Shoe Fits: Why a Small House Might Be the Perfect Size

It feels like an easy question to answer: one bedroom or two? Three? Four? How big is too big and how small is too small?

Posted by Jim Giller on Nov 1, 2016
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How Much Should You Spend on a House?

You’ve decided that you’re ready to buy a house. Congratulations! Deciding to embark on the search for the right house at the right price is an accomplishment in itself. Part of that search is figuring out your price range.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 27, 2016
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Paying Your Mortgage Off Early—Is It the Right Choice for You?

When you sign the dotted line (or the many, many dotted lines) on your first mortgage, it can seem like the last payment lies way far off in the distance. This isn’t an illusion—30 years, the most popular term for a mortgage, is a long time. But there are things you can do to bring that final payment closer.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 15, 2016
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10 Mortgage Terms to Know When Meeting With Lenders

Are you a first-time home buyer? Here are 10 glossary terms that will help you speak the language of banking!

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 13, 2016
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5 Essential Tips on Home Finance for the Home-Buying Season

Thinking of buying or building a home? Find some quick tips about interest rates, pre-approval, and construction, among other things.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Jul 21, 2016
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You Might Not Need as Much of a Down Payment as You Think!

How much of a down payment do you need to buy your home? It might be less than you think.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Jun 21, 2016
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4 Things You Need to Know About Using Gift Funds for a Down Payment

If you're considering using gifts funds for a down payment on a new home, here are some things you should know.

Posted by Sarah Powell on May 10, 2016
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