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Fixed Rate vs Arm – Which One Should You Get?

Should you get a fixed rate mortgage or an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM?) Even though most people go the fixed rate route, there are pros and cons to both. Here are a few things to think about as you make your decision. Pros and Cons of a Fixed Rate Mortgage Like the name implies, a…

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3 Reasons Why Your House is a Great Investment

While there are some advantages to renting, your house is a great investment. Here are a few reasons why I say that. Your House as an Investment Reason #1: Growth Over time, most properties increase in value. A lot factors into that growth, but you can expect the average growth to be about 3.7% per…

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What is Private Mortgage Insurance?

What is private mortgage insurance (PMI?) How does it affect you as a homebuyer? We’ve put together this short article to help you understand what it is, how much it costs you and how to avoid it. What is Private Mortgage Insurance? Just like other types of insurance, PMI exists to protect one of the…

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Should You Buy a House With COVID-19 Still Around?

Should you buy a house with COVID-19 still around? After all, this virus is still in the middle of rampaging across the US, smashing our economy and changing everything from our social lives to school systems. Unfortunately, nobody knows what the next year or two holds. But our recommendation is yes, now is actually a…

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The 3 Best Types of Real Estate Investments for Beginners

Are you a new real estate investor? It can be an exciting, stressful time as you explore your options. Here is a short article on what we believe are the best types of real estate investments for beginners to help you get your feet wet.  Real Estate Investment for Beginners #1: Single Family Homes While…

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What Does a Real Estate Agent Mean by Comp?

What does your real estate agent mean when they say the word “comp?” It’s short for “comparable” and is one of the main things used to help gauge a home’s value. Here are a few of the main things that come into play here.  Real Estate Comps: Close Proximity is Most Important Does it make…

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