Mortgage & Home

Purchase or refinance confidently with this advice on mortgages and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Plus, we provide homeownership tips too.

9/7/16  Mortgage & Home
How to stage your home for an open house

When you put your home on the market, proper home staging may be the difference between getting zero offers on a home and receiving multiple offers.

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7/26/16  Mortgage & Home
Which home improvement project pays off the most?

What factors should you consider when making decisions about home improvement projects? Learn how to weigh your personal design preferences with resale value considerations.

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7/13/16  Mortgage & Home
How to make wise financial decisions about smart home technology

Smart home technology and appliances are fun toys to play around with. But rather than simply being cool, savvy consumers are finding new ways to use this in-home technology to save money and improve their lives.

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6/7/16  Mortgage & Home
Where to retire abroad? 7 popular destinations

Heading towards retirement but worried about how to afford it? You may have an easier financial time of it by choosing to retire outside of the United States, where your savings can go further. 

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5/26/16  Mortgage & Home
Is a for-sale-by-owner home the right move for you?

If you’re thinking of selling your home, you may be considering the do-it-yourself route: a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) home listing. Learn more about the pros (you can potentially save thousands!) and cons (lower average sales price, plus time, energy, and negotiation commitments) of FSBO.  

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4/15/16  Mortgage & Home
Spring home maintenance: Give your gutters some tender loving care

To protect your home from water damage, you should keep your home's gutters clean. Get tips on how to save by cleaning your own gutters.

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