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Sep 14, 2022
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A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) is a well-established tool for retirement-age homeowners looking to add more financial flexibility to their future. These loans, often referred to as a reverse mortgage, offer a way to capitalize on a home’s equity without having to part with the property. The eligibility requirements for a HECM include a […]
Sep 7, 2022
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The Millennial generation is known for taking a nontraditional approach to many aspects of life. Due to student loan debt, Millennials are protective of their financial security and require ways to balance their debt with income through the renting and sharing culture. If you are interested in a non-conventional way of owning a home, watch […]
Aug 17, 2022
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During a divorce, you divide your assets, but what about your mortgage? Before you start going to open houses, make sure your responsibilities on your past mortgage don’t impact your ability to secure your future mortgage. To learn how to divorce your mortgage, watch the video below. 
Aug 3, 2022
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Summer is going to be hot, but that doesn’t mean that your wallet needs to burn out for you to keep cool. Here are some simple strategies to lower your AC costs while keeping cool.
Jun 22, 2022
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Is your income a source of anxiety when exploring buying a home? Sometimes, it feels difficult to know when you make enough to qualify. If you have a low income, you can afford more than you think. To learn more, click the video below and find out just how much:
Jun 15, 2022
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Speaking to your parents about their financial future is a difficult conversation. If you are looking into options to let your parents live comfortably throughout their retirement, a reverse mortgage can answer your worries. To learn more about when you should talk to your parents about a reverse mortgage, watch the video below: Things to […]
May 25, 2022
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We all want the bigger house with the big backyard and pool, but sometimes that is not what we can realistically afford. While what you preapproved for may seem smaller than what you really want, it is important to know that the lenders are choosing amounts that are realistic for you. If you want more, […]
Apr 27, 2022
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Continuing our series of articles to help you navigate the 2022 buying season, we’re taking a look at a relatively recent trend that is driving high demand for homes in some surprising places. For more than a decade, rising home prices have been a reality for large metropolitan areas and their surrounding suburbs. More notably, […]
Apr 13, 2022
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Navigating the transition to becoming an adult child and your concerns about the well-being of an aging parent can be difficult. However, healthcare, safety, and financial security are all areas where a candid conversation can make both parties more comfortable. And for each of those areas, there’s one financial tool that can support your parents’ […]
Apr 6, 2022
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The number of real estate listings hitting the market is increasing, and competition for homes is heating up as the industry approaches its spring and early summer peak. If 2022 is anything like the previous year, many buyers should be prepared for houses that sell quickly and at a premium price. However, there are some […]