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Closing Costs & More: Understanding the Final Steps of Buying a House

Buying a house can be an exciting journey, but it isn’t always as simple as 1,2,3. After the fun of house-hunting and having your offer accepted, there’s still one more major step. Before you grab the keys to your new home, you’ll need to take care of your closing costs.

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How to Get a Mortgage: Your Guide to Buying Your First Home

Despite the hurdles that the pandemic and frozen economy are creating, now may be an opportune time to buy your first home. And that’s where mortgages come in. A mortgage is essentially a loan that a borrower pays off in order to own his or her home.

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Notice of Public Comment - Amended Annual Action Plan-ESG-CV

For Immediate Release

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3 Tips for Understanding Mortgage Rates

Are you a future first-time homebuyer or looking to find your next home? If you’re new to homeownership, there are a lot of terms and concepts with which you might be unfamiliar. One of the most important concepts future homeowners should know about is mortgage rates.

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Topics: Homeownership

Notice of Public Comment - Citizen Participation Plan

For Immediate Release

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SDHDA Seeking Applicants for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grants Program

For Immediate Release

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What to Look for in a 1-Room Apartment: 3 Tips for Finding the Right-Sized Space

Looking for an apartment? A one-room or studio apartment may be a great fit. Living in a studio apartment is often more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient, as rent and utilities are typically less expensive.

The biggest con when it comes to a studio setup is the amount of space, as you often don’t have the luxury of housing your excess belongings in the basement or converting a spare room to a storage space. Optimizing your living space is a must.

Here are some things to look for in your next one-room apartment.

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Topics: Renting

SDHDA Encouraging Struggling Homeowners to Reach Out to Their Loan Servicers

For Immediate Release

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Single Bedroom: Maximizing Monthly Housing Budgets

Less is more, right? For some, small living quarters aren’t ideal, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t valuable. Knowing how to maximize a single-bedroom living space can save you a lot of money in the long run. There are plenty of tips and tricks to help you make the most of a small home or apartment. With the right attitude and perspective, maximizing your living situation can be an enjoyable experience.

Here’s how you can make the most of your single-bedroom space.

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Topics: Renting

Matching Your Housing and Budget: How to Find an Affordable Apartment

Not sure what apartment is right for you? Apartment hunting can take time, patience and a little bit of homework. At any given moment in the United States, there are millions of apartments from which to choose. That’s a lot of choices! Narrowing down your options is the first step to finding your next home.

Read on for tips on how to find the right South Dakota apartment for you.

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Topics: Renting

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