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5 Options for Avoiding Foreclosure

April 17, 2015 3:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Falling behind on your mortgage payments may mean that foreclosure is around the corner—something everyone wants to avoid. Foreclosure damages your credit and can keep you from owning another home for years.  Here are 5 options you still have. Transfer the loan. If you’re less concerned with keeping your house than you are with keeping your... View Article

Mortgage Rates on the Rise?

March 11, 2015 12:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

According to data recently released by Zillow, 30 year fixed mortgage rates are currently around 3.73%. After rising to 3.83% over the course of last week, they dropped slightly at the start of this week. “Rates remained flat for most of last week but jumped sharply after Friday’s exceptionally strong jobs report, before easing back... View Article

Eco-Friendly Kitchen Ideas

February 12, 2015 12:04 pm Published by 1 Comment

If you’re trying to go green with your kitchen remodel, then you know that picking out Energy Star appliances is the easy part. Researching the greenest materials to use? That can take forever. Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular options for the biggest decisions you’ll need to make: countertops, cabinets, and flooring.... View Article

5 Tips for Buying Property in Another Country

January 30, 2015 11:56 am Published by 1 Comment

Whether you’re thinking of retiring abroad, snatching up a vacation property, or moving for work, buying in another country can seem intimidating. It is, however, definitely doable, as the over 6 million Americans living abroad can attest to. If you’re wondering where to start, take a look at these 5 important tips. 1. Investigate the... View Article

What is a Short Sale?

January 15, 2015 11:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You hear all the time about people picking up houses in a short sale, or avoiding foreclosure with one, but what actually does that mean? Essentially, a short sale is when a homeowner in trouble sells their home for less than (or short of) the borrowed amount, with all proceeds going to the lender. That... View Article