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How to Make a Household Budget

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How to Make a Household Budget 1. Consider your monthly expenses You’ve probably realized that your responsibilities as a homeowner aren’t the same as when you were a renter. That goes for your monthly bills, too, and there are a few you may not be familiar with. Utilities: You’re probably used to paying for electricity, […]

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A 3-Step Downsizing Plan

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A 3-Step Downsizing Plan Moving into a new house is often bittersweet. You are excited for the change, but sad to leave a home so full of memories. Downsizing can be even harder — a smaller place means you don’t have room for all of your current possessions.   But downsizing is also an opportunity […]

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What is Earnest Money and Why Do You Need It?

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What is Earnest Money and Why Do You Need It? As you close in on making an offer on a home, your real estate agent – or the seller’s agent – will ask about “earnest money.” Earnest money is a type of security deposit, also known as a “good faith” deposit, offered to show the […]

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What to Expect For The 2022

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Housing Market The U.S. housing market had a record-breaking year in 2021. It remained a competitive seller’s market, mortgage rates hit record lows, and there was more interest in relocating to new cities across the country than ever before. As we enter the new year, the housing market has already started off with a record-low […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Office Work

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Commit to your space For those of us who don’t have a home office — which is a lot of people — work-from-home routines can easily get derailed. Designating an area for work, even if that place is the bill-paying area in your kitchen, is a way to stay in your routine and get yourself […]

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When is a Good Time to Refinance?

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Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better financial advantages. While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are a few common ones. ? Scoring a […]

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