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18
Apr

Finding Your Way Home

If your resolution is to get into a new home this year, it’s important to find the right one. Here are a few tips on how to choose the right location and the right type of home for you. Whether you currently rent or own your home, you already understand the importance of location. It’s …

11
Apr

Fair Housing Month

During the month of April, we come together as a community and a nation to celebrate the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act and recommit to that goal which inspired us in the aftermath of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination in 1968: to eliminate housing discrimination and create equal opportunity …

16
Feb

Keep Calm and Start Your Homeownership Journey in 4 Easy Steps

The process of buying your first home can seem overwhelming. Sometimes it seems as though there are so much to do and remember. However, you are not alone. There is a team of housing experts who are ready and willing to help you reach your goal. That team includes Realtors to help you find the …

2
Feb

Home Inspections save you lots of money

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid …

6
Dec

Holiday savings accounts still a merry idea

Holiday savings accounts sure do come in handy this time of year. If you did not have a holiday account for 2016, it is not too early to get started on your 2017 Holiday season. Let’s take a look at some savings facts. Your mother or your grandfather probably had a Christmas holiday club account at …

28
Nov

What is income?

When it comes to homeownership income is a big concern and household income plays a large role in the amount of mortgage first-time homeowners qualify for. For homeownership, lenders want to know that buyers have a steady, reliable source of income to repay the mortgage loan. Whether you are in sales and receive a commission …

16
Nov

5 Questions to ask your Realtor

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may be wondering what is the first step for buying a home.  The first step for first-time homebuyers is often choosing a Realtor to help locate the right home, in the best neighborhood at a price you can afford. But how do you find the best ones out of all the available …

6
Nov

Looking to buy a home? Start with some housing websites and cool apps

Here is a home buying tool box for anyone who is looking to buy a home in the near future. Luckily, there is no shortage of online resources and apps to help prospective buyers think critically about how much mortgage they’d truly be comfortable with — regardless of what the bank may be willing to …

11
Oct

Take The Energy Efficiency Test

Are You the Brightest Bulb? Let’s find out together. Do your homework when considering financing energy perks for your home. Shop around for an option that best suits your situation, making sure you understand the terms and risks of each option. When it comes to saving energy – and money – in the home, we …

6
Oct

What is a Brown Bag home buyers meeting?

Well, I am so very glad that you asked that question. A Brown Bag home buyers meeting is a mini version of a regular 8-hour home buyers meeting. Our Brown Bag partners include loan officers, credit counselors, Realtors and home inspectors. Here at the Housing Finance Authority (HFA), Brown Bag events are an opportunity for us to …

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