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Fixer Upper Money Pit

Fixer Upper Money Pit
If the idea of purchasing a fixer upper sounds appealing, be sure you conduct your due diligence to avoid falling into a fixer upper money pit. While these individual signs might not derail a sale on their own, they might warrant a call to a local expert who can assess the problem, offer solutions or give repair estimates.

Closing Costs Cleared Up

Closing Costs Cleared Up
Closing costs make up anywhere from 2-5% of the home's purchase price. It's critical that buyers budget for closing costs to avoid sticker shock days before closing.

Savings Savviness

Savings Savviness
More than one in five Americans are not saving any of their annual income and only 29% say they are finally “strong”, indicating they are spending, saving , borrowing and planning well financially.

5 Electric Home Dangers

5 Electric Home Dangers
The leading cause of home fires is due to electrical mishaps. Learn about the most dangerous things electricians see homeowners do most often that could be putting your home at risk.

Credit Score Conundrum

Credit Score Conundrum
When shopping around for the best mortgage rates, you may wonder why you aren’t quoted the rate you see advertised online or by banks. Credit Scores can have a big impact on what you are quoted.

Try and Try Again

Try and Try Again
55% of prospective home buyers who were actively searching for a property to purchase in Q2 say their house hunts were unfruitful for three months or longer. These are the top reasons for their failed home searches. The good news is the majority of prospective buyer who report an unsuccessful home search say they plan to keep looking.