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A Guide to Mortgage Paperwork: What Homebuyers Should Expect

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Ready to dive into the world of homebuying? You're likely going to encounter a handful of paperwork along the way, at various stages of the process.

Here is a rundown of a few of the documents you'll likely see.

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Topics: Homeownership, Featured Blog

5 Factors That Go into the Value of Your Home

The value of a home is often based on what buyers are traditionally willing to pay in the area, but each buyer is unique. A single adult may be looking for a home close to work, while a family may want a home in a neighborhood with particularly good schools. Buyers also consider everything from the size of a given house to the current state of the economy when searching for a new home.

Read on for five factors that can go into the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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4 Simple Tips for Making Your Home More Eco-Friendly

When it comes to maintaining a green lifestyle, it can be tough to keep up with the best practices—and even more difficult to do everything right. There are some small ways, though, that you can make your own home a little more environmentally conscious.

Here are four of those simple ways to make your household more eco-friendly.

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5 Things Repeat Homebuyers Should Know About FHA Loans

Federal Housing Association (FHA) loans are popular among first-time homebuyers, but they can also offer tremendous value to repeat homebuyers, given the right circumstances. If you're looking to buy again, it can be difficult to decide whether or not an FHA insured loan is the right solution for your situation.

Here are five things repeat homebuyers should know about FHA loans.

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Topics: Homeownership, Featured Blog

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