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P&S Agreement (also known as SPA): All You Need to Know

By Caroline McCarthy August 30, 2019

Death, divorce, moving, major illness or injury, and job loss. These are considered the five..

Here's How to Get Rid of PMI ASAP

By Caroline McCarthy August 27, 2019

If you are among the millions of people who bought a house with less than 20 percent down, you..

6 Things This Homebuyer Says You Need to Know

By Caroline McCarthy July 29, 2019

Adrian was renting an apartment for four years in Boston when he finally decided it was time to..

9 Cheap DIY Projects that Greatly Improve Curb Appeal

By Caroline McCarthy July 9, 2019

If you are getting ready to sell your house, an easy way to boost its value is getting the..

The 3 Failures of the Pre-Approval Process

By Caroline McCarthy January 27, 2019

The pre-approval process is a critical component of the homebuying experience. But the current..

Decoding Mortgage Jargon

By Caroline McCarthy January 25, 2019

We’ve spent the first part of our series, Empowering Homebuyers Through Education, discussing..

True or False? 3 Real Estate Agents Separate 8 Homebuying Myths from Truths

By Caroline McCarthy January 25, 2019

From left to right, Spencer Lane from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Jason Highland,..

Fixed Rate vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgages: What to know before you decide

By Caroline McCarthy January 23, 2019

In this article, we will explain the features of a Fixed Rate and Adjustable Rate Mortgage so..

How Lenders Evaluate Occupancy Types

By Caroline McCarthy January 22, 2019

Lenders categorize loans based on how the property is occupied. Lenders categorize the occupancy..

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