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Home Buying Process: Steps to Ownership

Quick Links to Content 1. Save Your Down Payment Many people believe you need a 20% down payment to buy a home. There are loans available that allow buyers to put down as little as 3% or 0% with a VA or USDA Loan. 2. Know Your Credit Score Your credit score is a numeric representation of your history and ability to pay back debts in the past. Different home… Read More »Home Buying Process: Steps to Ownership

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Real Estate Investing Makes Dollars and Sense

Why Real Estate Investing Makes Dollars And Sense Quick Links to Content INTRODUCTION Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However,… Read More »Real Estate Investing Makes Dollars and Sense

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How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

Buyers Wanting a Loan Need to Know:  How Much Mortgage Can I Afford? Quick Links to Content If you’re in the market for a new home or investment property, one of the first questions you’ll probably ask is, “What can we afford?” Many buyers become so caught up in how much they can afford that they don’t realize their total buying power—that is, the total amount of purchasing potential they… Read More »How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

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Custom Closet DIY Storage Solutions

Now, ask yourself these questions:
* How much upper rod space do I really need?
* Do I need lower rods for jackets, shirts and the like?
* How many shoes do I actually own?
* Would it be handy to have drawers in my closet?
* Is my closet big enough that an island makes sense as a way to create more useable space?
* Where will I put my hamper(s)?
* Is this a shared space? If so, how will it be divided?