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Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?

The headlines agree mortgage interest rates have dropped substantially below initial projections. Many who are considering purchasing a home, or moving up to their dream home, might think that they should wait to buy, because rates may continue to fall. 399 more words

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Make sure you get the right amount of credit due you. If your tax return is being prepared at a Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site or someone else, to expedite the process, take the following with you to your preparer: 203 more words


What Does It Really Mean To Be 'Represented' By A REALTOR®?

What Does It Really Mean To Be ‘Represented’ By A REALTOR®?.

Posted by Andrew Fortune on Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 8:05am.

When I started the home buying process for the first time, my wife and I found a home that we wanted to see fairly early on. 1,733 more words

BBB Tip of the Week: Hiring A Plumber

There’s never a good time for a plumbing emergency. BBB can help consumers find trustworthy contractors to plug your leak, unclog your toilet, deal with frozen pipes or install a new water heater. 164 more words


New Building Wealth Online Guide

A new interactive version of Building Wealth is now available online. The online guide allows users to:

  • Learn about the people of Building Wealth by exploring their various financial situations and seeing how they set goals, budget, build credit and control debt…
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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. 568 more words

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

If you are thinking about purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in real estate. 391 more words