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5/22/18  Housing
5 home improvement projects with the biggest return

Do you wonder if potential buyers see the value in your home updates? Here are the improvement projects that will keep their value at resale time.

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4/12/18  Credit 101Housing
Deciding between a cash-out refi or a home equity loan

When you need to access the equity in your home, a home equity loan, a HELOC and a cash-out mortgage refinance are all viable options. But what factors should you consider when choosing the loan option that's right for you?

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3/31/18  Housing
Do I need private mortgage insurance?

Owning a home is a wonderful experience but purchasing a home can sometimes be stressful. Many questions arise when picking out a lender and a mortgage. Among those questions are what is private mortgage insurance and do you need PMI? Here is what you should know.

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3/19/18  Housing
Five unique renovation budget tips

Construction is just one component of a home improvement budget. Here are some renovation budget tips that go beyond the construction.

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3/5/18  Credit 101Housing
Who needs a jumbo mortgage?

Curious about jumbo mortgages? Learn the dollar amount that makes your loan a jumbo mortgage and how jumbo loans differ from other so-called "conforming" mortgages. 

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2/13/18  Housing
4 tips for spring home buyers

Spring home buying season is gearing up! With these four tips guiding your prep work, you'll be ready to buy your dream home when you find it.

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