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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Loans

USDA-RD Overview The real estate space is broad, diverse, and varies greatly based upon each individual’s unique credit, income, and regional circumstances. The USDA Home Loan Program is designed with this breadth and diversity in mind, specifically where rural housing is concerned. The USDA Rural Development Loan is intended to increase homeownership in rural regions […]
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5 Steps to Having Plants in the House All Winter Long

Decorating with Plants Indoors The New Year has greeted us with a lot of winter storms. While the wonderland continues to build, bring some new life into your home with plants that will last through the season. Take a look at our five steps below, and you will be on your way to enjoy a […]

Mortgage Insurance 101

Let’s talk mortgage insurance. Navigating the world of home buying may seem like a labyrinth. With all the different loan options available, plus the other multiple, possibly confusing steps in the process, it’s conceivable you might not even be aware of the need for mortgage insurance. While many people tend to avoid private mortgage insurance […]

Should You Buy a Big or Small House?

Is a big house always better? Not always, especially when it comes to home buying. In actuality, it may be wiser to go smaller—below what you can afford. Ultimately, it depends on the needs of you, your spouse (if applicable), or your family (again, if applicable). More often than not, though, a smaller home will […]

5 Tips to Help You with Your Home Inspection

Prepare yourself for your upcoming home inspection with these 5 helpful tips! One of the biggest life decisions a person will ever make is the one to purchase a new home. An immense amount of time and money goes into buying a house, so it’s important to ensure your investment is sound. That’s where home inspections […]
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7 Money Saving Tips for New Homeowners

So you've just moved into your nice new home. You've unpacked the boxes, and are beginning to settle into your residence. Now is the perfect time to walk through a checklist of ways to save money on energy!