Rising home values are giving homeowners new options for paying for a remodel or renovation. Here's a look at 3 options, with pros and cons of each.
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Despite recent laws, you can still negotiate specific closing costs lower to help you save money when it's time to buy or refinance a home.
This simple step is essential for getting you the best possible interest rate on your home loan.
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Don't even think about searching for a new house until you know these steps.
In community property states, your spouse’s bad credit can hurt your chances of getting a mortgage, even if you leave him or her off the loan.
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