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7 Apartment Decorating Tips for First-Time Renters

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Dec 7, 2017 12:10:52 PM

Your first apartment is your opportunity to reflect your personality in your decor. Whether it's landlord rules, lack of space or boring furnishings, this isn't always as easy as it looks. Luckily, there is a variety of ways you can liven up your apartment space without spending too much.

Here are seven tips for decorating your first apartment.

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Topics: Renting

The First-Time Homebuyer's Guide to Aberdeen

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 30, 2017 12:13:47 PM

Seeking a great place to live in Aberdeen? If you're a first-time homebuyer, South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) can help you finance your first home in South Dakota's third-largest city. The SDHDA First-Time Homebuyer program is a great place to begin.

Take a look at our tips for getting started with the program. 

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Topics: Homeownership

How to Benefit from an Affordable Housing Program in South Dakota

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 28, 2017 5:00:57 PM

Are you struggling to find quality, affordable housing for you and your family? Rest assured that you have options. There are multiple ways in which South Dakotans can make use of affordable housing programs to end the struggle.

Here are four ways to enhance your affordable housing search.

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Topics: Homeownership

How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?: Finding Your Ideal Homebuying Budget

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 16, 2017 3:28:19 PM

If you're venturing into the world of homebuying, one of the first steps you'll take is determining how much of a mortgage your budget can manage. Among your income, your expenses and your debts, there are several factors that go into plotting out your homebuying budget.

Here are just a few of the ways to get started.

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Topics: Homeownership

Becoming a Property Manager: Qualifications & Steps to Consider

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 9, 2017 5:35:47 PM

If you've ever rented an apartment or other leased property or know someone who has, you've likely encountered the terms "landlord," "landlady" or "property manager." If this is a career that sparks your interest, you have plenty of options—many of which depend on your level of experience and commitment to learning about the industry.

Here are a few qualifications and details you should know about when entering the field of property management.

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Topics: Property Management

How Apartment Pricing Works: Understanding the Fees

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 2, 2017 3:16:06 PM

Lease agreements and apartment listings can be a lot to take in. From the rules and regulations to deposits and fees, understanding what you're truly paying for can sometimes be hard to determine. But with the right information, you can understand how apartment pricing works before signing documents.

Here are some of the fees you may encounter when apartment-hunting and renting.

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Topics: Renting

4 Ways to Save Money For Your Monthly Housing Budget

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Oct 26, 2017 11:35:38 AM

What could possibly be more fun than paying for a mortgage each month? (All right, you can probably name quite a few things, but keeping a comfortable housing budget doesn’t always have to be painful, either.)

Cutting down on a few expenses elsewhere can help you save for your housing budget.

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Topics: Homeownership

The Guide to Mortgage Payments: Understanding the Lingo

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Oct 19, 2017 4:20:01 PM

When venturing into the world of homebuying, it may feel like learning an entirely new language. The lingo and jargon might be totally foreign to you. That's why educating yourself on the basics is so important.

Here are just a few common mortgage-related terms you should know when buying a home.

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Topics: Homeownership

The Renter's Guide to Sioux Falls

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Oct 5, 2017 11:46:46 AM

If you’re on the hunt for an affordable apartment in Sioux Falls, the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) offers valuable tools and resources. To start the process off, here are some tips for finding your ideal living space for your budget, space and family needs.

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Topics: Renting

South Dakota Housing Programs Developers Should Know About

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Sep 28, 2017 2:56:18 PM

Developing housing sometimes requires a little extra assistance, financially speaking. Luckily, there are many options open to developers looking to construct housing statewide—particularly for low-income households. From emergency solutions grants to tax credits, there are programs you should consider.

Here are five South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) programs of which any developer here in our state should be aware.

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Topics: Property Development

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