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Paint-SD Campaign for 2020 has Been Postponed

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Top 3 Most Affordable Communities in South Dakota

South Dakota is truly a great place to live. It’s one of the most taxpayer-friendly states in the country, and its residents can enjoy comparatively low local taxes and no individual income tax. The “Mount Rushmore State” ranks high in affordability due to its strong economy, low cost of living and economical housing.

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Assistance Options for Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

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How to Buy Your First Home

There are no ifs, ands or buts about it…buying your first home is a big deal! There are a lot of moving parts when dealing with your first home, but there’s no need to stress out. Luckily, right now is a great time to buy and mortgage rates are expected to remain solid for the near future. If you’re looking to buy your first home and have some questions… you’ve come to the right place.

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Important Message from SDHDA

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How Much House Can I Afford?

So, you’re looking for a new place? Buying a new home can be a lot of fun; all those years of hard work, saving and research are finally coming to fruition. You know that you’re going to buy a house soon, but do you know how much of a house? It’s easy to get wrapped up in the thrill of purchasing a new house…but be sure to stop and think about this important question.

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Notice of Hearing on Bond Issues

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Home

House hunting isn’t your everyday shopping experience. While it’s more exciting than window shopping or trying on new clothes, finding the right home takes a lot more research and commitment.

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Home

Owning a home has always been a big part of the American Dream, and that dream is still very much alive today. There are plenty of benefits to owning a home including: increased freedom, stability and privacy. It’s important to make the most of homes, and after you’ve secured a home of your own, you’ll want to be sure you do everything you can to maximize that ownership.

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What to Look for in an Affordable Home

Quality and price have a unique relationship, and they don’t always correlate. Sometimes, especially when searching for a home, it’s difficult to determine what’s worth it and what isn’t. A cheap home doesn’t necessarily mean it’s affordable. If a house is cheap, it’s generally for a reason. There may be serious renovations that need to be dealt with or a history of damage or crime that you may not know about. Do your research and shop smart before you put down that downpayment.

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