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Apr 8, 2019

Today’s Housing Market: Finance Options for Buying Before Selling

Timing the sale of your home with the purchase of a new house can be tricky. If your selling and buying cycles are out of sync, you do have options for making your down payment. Read on for the details.

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Jan 14, 2019

20 Percent Down Payment - Debunked or Not?

A 20% down payment used to be the rule of thumb when purchasing a home. Avoiding private mortgage insurance (PMI) and lowering the interest rate on your loan were some of the benefits. But times have changed! If you’re unable to afford a 20% down payment, you have options - but be sure you understand the pros and cons first!

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May 7, 2018

Selling a Home? First Examine the Tax Implications!

It’s a hot seller’s market right now – and that could mean more cash in your pocket if you’re looking to sell your house. But not so fast! Before you make that leap and list your home, be sure you fully understand the tax implications of selling your house for a greater profit. Read on to discover how to uncover what your tax liability will be when you sell your home.

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Feb 9, 2018

Dreaming of a Second Home?

We’re just about midway through winter. As spring approaches, you may find yourself considering the purchase of a vacation home. According to ...

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Feb 12, 2016

How Much House Should I Buy?

The busy home-buying season is just ahead. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner looking to upgrade or downsize, it’s important to know how much home you can afford to buy.

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Aug 12, 2015

Selling Houses and Paying Taxes: Your Questions Answered

A second marriage often finds the couple with two houses. Purchasing a new home and putting your own stamp on it is one of the joys of starting a new life together.

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