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    The Buyer's Timeline for Building a New Home
    Guest Post by Holly Welles Buying a new home is an exciting milestone in anyone's life, but building one is even more notable. You create your house from the bottom up, choosing preferred designs and materials, and it comes ...
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    How to Make Your Mortgage Work for You: A Guide to Leasing Duplexes and Four-Family Homes
    Guest Post by Ben Mizes  Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to build wealth, but it’s not easy to get that first foothold. Buying an office building downtown is out of the question unless you have a ...
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    5 Reasons to Buy Less House Than You Can Afford
    Guest Post by Holly Welles Homebuyers with a larger budget are often interested in a larger property. They believe it's in their best interest to buy a house with more yard space, more rooms, and more storage. While this may...
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    A Creative Solution to the Housing Affordability Crisis
    Image credit: Unison Guest Post by Brodie Gay, Vice President of Research at Unison America is experiencing a homeownership and housing affordability crisis, particularly in our most densely populated urban corridors. Rising ...
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    Dream Big With These Tiny Home Financing Tips
    Among non-homeowners, 75 percent consider owning a home part of their American dream. So what’s stopping them from making it happen? According to a recent survey, the top three barriers to homeownership are Cost of a ...
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    How Do Different Home Loans Affect Your Down Payment?
    Guest post by Holly WellesA 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm. According to recent data, the standard down payment for 60 percent of first-time homebuyers is 6 percent or less. It's now far more affordable to purc...
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    Are You Prepared for All the Costs of Buying a Home?
    Guest post by Holly Welles Property is a substantial investment and one that first-time home buyers aren't always prepared to make. When you look at the costs of buying a home, you have far more to consider than the standard ...
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    6 Home Finances You Should Be Tracking
    Guest post by John Bodrozic Everyone tells you that your home is your largest financial asset and biggest ongoing expense. But no one seems to help you understand all the different financial ways to manage your home. Here ar...
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    Financial Tips for Home Buyers
    Most often the hardest part about buying a house is saving up for the down payment, the closing costs, and the associated fees. A large chunk of your savings, or maybe the entirety of it, is all going towards one of the bigge...
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    A Must-Have House Hunting Checklist
    Buying your first home is one of those milestones that can take years to build up to. There are many questions to ask before making such a big commitment: Am I ready? How do I start the process? Do I have enough money saved? ...

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