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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready

January 9, 2019 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

December 24, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

For most first time home buyers, obtaining a mortgage is a crucial part of the purchasing process. However, being approved for a mortgage is often easier said than done. It can be disheartening to f ...

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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

December 12, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

November 28, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ...

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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

November 14, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ...

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Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

October 24, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to ...

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Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

October 10, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of homeownership, even as a young adult, there may b ...

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Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

September 26, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

When getting a home mortgage, if you can afford higher payments, often the option of a 15-year loan instead of one of 30 years is an option. It can be an enticing idea to know that you'll be free of a ...

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Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

September 12, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to boost the overall appearance, utility, and value ...

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5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

August 22, 2018 | Posted by: Aaron Phinney

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figure ...

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