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Emergency Repair Cash

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Now You Need Emergency Repair Cash

Show Me The Money! Sources to Check for Emergency Funds You’ve exhausted your couch cushions, checked all the payphones for quarters (what’s a payphone? Nevermind!), do some odd jobs for the neighbors and you’re still nowhere near having the cash to fix the gaping non-electrified hole in your life. This is getting unbearable and your…

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Gift of Equity

Can I Sell My Home Using a Gift of Equity?

Real estate can be a tricky business. You put your home on the market, people make offers and there’s a lot of back-and-forths to make sure that everyone gets what they believe is the best deal. There are a lot of gray areas that make things more confusing, too. What if you’re selling your home…

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Vacation Home

Just imagine it! Waking up to the sound of the sea and surf pounding the sand right outside your very own home. You don’t have to call ahead for reservations, you don’t need to ask anyone for a key or have a check-out time. It’s all yours to do with as you will, and you’re…

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Mortgage KW

Tips for Lowering Your Mortgage Insurance Payment

Mortgage insurance can be a pain, though in many cases it’s a necessary evil. Without mortgage insurance, you may not be able to qualify for certain loan programs, including loans serviced through the FHA. Depending on the circumstances of your loan and the insurance you buy, this can be a considerable expense. Fortunately, there are…

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