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1
Aug

Home Equity = Ca$h

  The word “equity” may sound complicated, but it is actually one of the greatest benefits and rewards to owning a home. Equity is a way to build wealth. Home equity is like a forced savings account. With every mortgage payment you make, you earn equity. It is like making a deposit in the bank …

23
May

4 Rules to Live By When Making an Offer on a House

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Here are …

23
May

Real Estate Mogul Wisdom: Here’s Why You Should Buy

Real Estate mogul, Sean Conlon, host of The Deed: Chicago on CNBC, was recently asked the question, “Should you buy? Or should you rent a house?” Conlon responded: “I am a true believer that you save every penny and you buy your first house… and that is still the fastest path to wealth in this …

21
Feb

Income Tax Season – What to Know

It is income tax season for the year 2017. For some, it is a happy time because they expect to receive a refund of a portion of the taxes they paid throughout the year. For others this is a time to pay the government the amount of taxes that were not paid from their income. …

30
Aug

Labor Day is on its way, Hurray!

Three long days to catch your breath after the start of school. Even if you have no students, the traffic is heavier than it was over the summer and the general pace of life has increased. Whew! We all need a break and three days will give us time to recharge our “battery.” Things you …

23
Aug

Financial Checklist

Get prepared to talk to your mortgage company or a housing counselor. Use this handy form to gather your financial information and to detail your current situation. You may be asked to complete additional forms by your mortgage company or housing counselor, but be prepared to have the following information available. Print or Download the ...
24
Feb

Turn your income tax refund into a down payment!

It is income tax season for the year 2015. For some, it is a happy time because they expect to receive a refund of a portion of the taxes they paid throughout the year. For others this is a time to pay the government the amount of taxes that were not paid from their income. …

18
Jan

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s holiday!

We are proud to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s holiday for 2016! Your dream of home ownership is the same kind of dream Dr. King envisioned in his famous speech during the March on Washington, D.C. in 1963. Home ownership is the hallmark of the American Dream. That dream comes true one family at …

5
Jan

Avoid Identity Theft and Identity Fraud

“But he that filches from me my good name/Robs me of that which not enriches him/and makes me poor indeed.” – Shakespeare, Othello, act iii. Sc. 3. As we enter 2016 and the annual income tax return season, we are reminded to keep a sharp eye on our personal information such as our social security …

30
Jul

Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) workforce home loan

If you are interested in purchasing a home there are quite a few mortgage options that you may qualify for. This blog will highlight one of the three types of home loan options available to first time homebuyers. Our goal is to encourage potential homeowners to research home financing options. The three types of home …

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