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Increasing Home Value Part 1: 3 Projects to Instantly Add Value to Your Home

August 21, 2014 by Leave a comment

Homeowners constantly seek out new ways to build value to their homes. But adding value can come at a high price. Renovations and upgrades are expensive, and not all home projects promise a return on investment in the form of increased equity. Property owners on a tight budget need to pick and choose which improvements to make... View Article

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Refinance Request Turned Down? Here’s What You Can Do Next

August 15, 2014 by 1 Comment

In an effort to save money, many consumers have turned to a mortgage refinance as an option. Working with a mortgage company or bank, a borrower can significantly reduce his payments by taking advantage of low interest rates. However, with today’s stricter lending laws, many mortgage holders are finding refinancing isn’t quite as easy as speaking to a... View Article

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When is a good time to refinance?

June 19, 2014 by Leave a comment

You might think that you’ve missed your chance to refinance. After all, you’ve probably read that mortgage interest rates have risen. That’s true, to some extent. But interest rates on 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgage loans are still at historically low levels. Depending on your current interest rate, this might still be a good time... View Article

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The Pros and Cons of Modular Homes

June 16, 2014 by 2 Comments

Modular homes once had a bad reputation for low quality construction and seen as nothing more than glorified double-wides by some. Despite this, they have come a long way and can be quite elegant and an excellent option for many homeowners. Knowing the benefits and drawbacks of a modular home will help you decide if... View Article

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