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Advice on how to repair my credit and improve my FICO® Scores

August 15, 2018 | Blog

It’s important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight: It takes time and there is no quick way to fix a credit score. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely to backfire, so beware of any advice that claims […]

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20 Ways To Save Money To Buy A House While You Are Renting

August 12, 2018 | Blog

If you’re renting, but dream of owning a place of your own, you’re not alone. Only one in 10 people who rent said they prefer renting over owning, according to a survey by financial services company Wells Fargo. Two-thirds of those surveyed view home ownership as an accomplishment to be proud of or a dream […]

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10 Things You Should Know About VA Loans | Veteran’s Loans

August 6, 2018 | Blog

For the vast majority of military borrowers, VA loans represent the most powerful lending program on the market. These flexible, no-down payment loans have helped more than 22 million service members become homeowners since 1944. But even some longtime VA borrowers aren’t familiar with all of the program’s unique benefits and quirks. Before we jump […]

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Must Read Tips Before Hiring A Contractor

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Hiring your contractor is one of the most important steps for any home project. Hire the right contractor and you can relax knowing that your project is being handled. Hire the wrong one and you could be facing a wide range of problems from unfinished work to losing money to poor workmanship. Ultimately, the consumer […]

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Safety Tips You Might Have Overlooked While Child Proofing Your Home

July 27, 2018 | Blog

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death. And we’re here to make it easy […]

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How to Keep Cool Without Breaking the Bank This Summer

July 26, 2018 | Blog

When the mercury creeps higher it’s natural to want to ratchet up the air conditioner. But that’s not always the most economic or eco-sensitive solution. Believe it or not, making a few simple changes can pay off with a cool house and a lower bill. 1. Thermostat 101 An air conditioner set at 70°F costs […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About an FHA Loan

July 11, 2018 | Blog

What is an FHA loan? An FHA loan is a type of government-backed mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD. FHA borrowers pay for mortgage insurance, which protects the lender from a loss if the borrower defaults on the loan. Comparing FHA loans vs. […]

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Mortgage Rates in the U.S. Continue to Fall

July 9, 2018 | Blog

U.S. mortgage rates dropped again this week marking drops in five of the last six weeks, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 4.52 percent for the week ending July 5, down from 4.55 percent the previous week. A year ago, mortgage rates stood at 3.96 percent. Low mortgage rates have aided U.S. […]

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5 Ways Inventive Recipes for your 4th of July Hot dogs

July 2, 2018 | Blog

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, grills all across the country are getting ready to heat up. Burgers and hot dogs are always Fourth of July crowd pleasers, but how can you make your barbecue the standout in your neighborhood? Try these twists on the classic hot dog to surprise friends, family, and hungry […]

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First Time Home- Buyer Guide 2018

June 25, 2018 | Blog

You’re thinking about buying your first home in Florida and you’ve got a lot of questions.  You want to know what programs are available to help you and you want to know about the home buying process. That’s why we’ve developed this step-by-step guide to help first time homebuyers in the state of Florida from […]

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