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How much house can you actually afford?

Here are some simple formulas, tips, and references to help you find a house you’re comfortable paying for and a home you're happily living in, too.

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Why you should consider protesting your home’s tax appraisal

What may come as a surprise are significant hikes in your appraisal from one year to the next — especially if nothing has changed. What can you do?

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Home buying checklist: Tips for house hunting

It's hard not to fall in love once you can see yourself in your new home, but here are some house-hunting tips to keep you on track, organized, and focused.

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7 Things to know about saving for a down payment on a home

You are going to need to accumulate some cash before receiving traditional bank financing. Here are seven things you should know about the down payment process.

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The ultimate guide to buying your first home with confidence

Before you dial up your real estate agent and start packing your boxes, here are some things to know in order to be informed and in control as a buyer.

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When to consider a personal loan for home improvement

you can obtain a personal loan to pay for minor home renovation costs without stretching your wallet, so let's find out how your lending options compare.

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How to compare home loan options

Are you ready to learn how to compare your home loan options? Check out our quick breakdown of how you should evaluate a mortgage.

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Is it smarter to rent or buy a house?

A little reflection on some key areas can help you make the most educated decision possible on whether to rent or buy a house is right for you.

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Buying your first home? Check out these 5 steps

Thinking about buying your first home? We’ve put together the five basic steps of the first-time home buying process to help you understand how it will go.

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