17

Aug
2016
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Home loans

What is an FHA loan?

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If you’re buying your first home, you’ve probably already heard that an FHA loan is THE loan for you. While it’s true that FHA-insured mortgages are an attractive option for many new buyers, it’s not the only option—and FHA loans are not just for first-time homebuyers! Check out our FHA FAQ below, then be sure …

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09

Aug
2016
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For buyers

Social media for homebuyers

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Social media has transformed the homebuying process in recent years, making it possible to identify, view and get advice and opinions on new homes without ever leaving the comfort of your current home. Facebook, Houzz, YouTube, GreatSchools.org… One thing is certain. There is no shortage of social media tools to help today’s homebuyers home in …

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04

Aug
2016
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Homeowner resources

Helping your child adjust to a new school

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Summer is winding down and the new school year is fast approaching. Excitement is in the air as children across the country gather their pencils, binders and backpacks and eagerly anticipate catching up with classmates, returning to clubs and sports teams and getting to know new teachers and subject matter. But kids planning to attend …

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03

Aug
2016
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For buyers

How to design a model home

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If you’ve shopped for a new home, then you’ve likely toured professionally decorated model homes. Touring a model home decorated by a builder is one of the best ways to get a feel for how a home’s floor plan will function in real life. But do you know what goes on behind the scenes? We …

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