5 Benefits of Purchasing a Foreclosed Home

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Looking to buy a home that is affordable, has quality, but probably isn’t going to be your forever home? A foreclosed home may be a worthwhile option. The home buying process is often expensive and can be quite tedious. It’s important to look at homes that are in your price range and that you know you can afford given all your other expenses. When shopping around to see what’s on...

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5 Benefits of Renting over Buying

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Deciding if you want to buy a home or just settle on renting can be one of the biggest decisions you have to make. The situation can also rely heavily on your finances. Both living options have their own benefits and setbacks. The heavily publicized American dream is to own a house and live happy and balanced life, but that can be a problem if you don’t have the money for such a big investment. More...

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How to Get Ready to Purchase a Home

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about purchasing my first home. I have plans to get into real estate before buying my dream home and would love to get the ball rolling soon. The only hold up is there are quite a financial factors holding me back. I’ve realized that purchasing a home is not the simplest process and it takes a ton of preparation. If you find yourself in a similar boat, here are 4...

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Stay Cool: How to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

It’s almost August, and with that comes sweltering temperatures–and sticker shock when you open up your electricity bill. I live in Texas, and it gets hot here–as in, regularly over 100 degrees. During my first summer in the Lone Star state, I remember getting my electricity bill and immediately calling the electric company to inform them they’d made some sort of mistake. They...

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