16 February 2018

How to Cut Costs at Home

Keeping the light on in a room. Leaving the water running for too long. These are just some of the many things we may do out of habit without realizing their impact on our monthly bills. Here are some quick tips and ideas to help you save around your home. Save Your Electricity • When […]

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17 January 2018

What You Need to Know About Winter House Hunting

For many parts of the country, winter is the season we love to hate – shoveling the driveway, longer commutes and freezing temperatures. But it’s also the perfect season for hot chocolate, relaxing by the fire and house hunting. House hunting? That’s right. Here are some of the pros to buying during the winter months. […]

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19 September 2017

Tips for Doing Your Own Credit Repair

Lenders rely on credit reports as part of the process to qualify you for a loan. Negative information on a credit report or a low credit score could suggest that you are less likely to pay back debt as agreed. The tips below will help you clean up your credit so that you can put […]

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18 July 2017

5 Tips for Finding Your Dream Home

House hunting can be a daunting process. With a little prep work and the right mindset, you can focus on what you truly want and be well on your way to finding your ideal new home! These five tips will help guide you along the way to your dream home. Know Your Budget Don’t wait […]

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14 June 2017

Credit Do’s and Don’ts During the Lending Process

Did you know that your credit report is pulled twice during the lending process? Once in the beginning during the pre-approval stage and again right before your closing. During this time period it is imperative that you don’t do anything that could impact your credit score or your loan. Here’s what to do to protect […]

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15 March 2017

Lucky Charms in Real Estate

Whether it’s a family home, a vacation getaway or an investment property, owning real estate is an important investment in your future. With so much riding on these transactions, real estate often feels like a high stakes game of chance. Given that there’s no exact formula for success and the process can be highly emotional, […]

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9 November 2016

Simple Energy Efficient Upgrades for the Home

It’s no secret that an energy efficient home costs less to operate. But the up-front costs of major upgrades can be daunting. We set out to find options for small enhancements on a budget that can make a difference. Here is a short list of DIY projects homeowners can easily take on to improve home […]

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17 July 2016

Brexit and it’s Impact on Mortgage Interest Rates

By now you’ve heard Britain has voted to leave the European Union (EU) and you’ve likely seen what the vote has done to Wall Street, but what about it’s impact on mortgage interest rates? Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate, said rates could sink to record lows in the coming weeks. “If you’re a […]

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