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9/15/17  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Making a profit with your real estate investment

Looking to build wealth by investing in real estate? Learn more about how some experts maximize their investment.

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9/15/17  Housing
Top money moves for all stages of homeownership

Read about tips for saving, refinancing and other real estate maneuvers from Alliant’s Smartest Financial Decision Contest entrants.

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8/15/17  Housing
Tips for hiring a contractor for your remodeling project

The right contractor can help make your dream home a reality. These tips can help you find the perfect partner for your next home improvement project.

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6/23/17  Housing
What’s the best way to pay for a home remodel project?

Credit cards? A home equity loan? Understand your options for financing home projects before you get started.

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6/2/17  Housing
Is an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) right for me?

Though common wisdom may be to opt for a slow-and-steady 30-year fixed mortgage, many home buyers may find greater value in an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). 

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4/15/17  HousingSmart Spending Tips
How to increase your home’s value with your next big improvement project

Money invested in maintaining and upgrading your home generally comes back to you, at least in part. According to the 2017 Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling magazine, homeowners can expect an average of 64.3 cents on the dollar in resale value gains for every dollar spent.

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