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When is it OK to tap home equity?NEW YORK – Sept. 21, 2018 – As a result of rising home values, many homeowners find that they're sitting on a record amount of home equity that they could access by refinancing or taking out a second mortgage. However, people have been shy about tapping...

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Study: Waiting 1 year costs buyers $168 per month CHICAGO – Sept. 17, 2018 – Homebuyers can expect to pay about $168 extra per month for their mortgage this year, according to a realtor.com study that compared February 2018 to February 2017.The increase is based on a median-priced...

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You're about to become a first-time homeowner—this is an exciting time! As you begin working with lenders on securing pre-approval for a mortgage, you probably hear some terms when it comes to mortgage interest rates such as "fixed" and "adjustable."

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Suburbs are again growing faster than cities PHILADELPHIA – Sept. 12, 2018 – After several years of flocking to cities, raising hopes of an urban revival, young Americans have reversed their brief preference for downtown living and are moving out to the suburbs – even on the...

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home.Get...

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators...

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a suitable...

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