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Got Cold Feet About Home Buying? Here’s How to Cope

by on June 28th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Buying a home is a lot like getting married: Your stomach’s all butterflies as you make the offer; then you’re over the moon once it’s accepted. Only then, as you take those slow, winding steps toward the big day (aka closing), completely different butterflies may settle in the pit of your gut: Holy crap, this is a huge […]


6 Signs a Home Seller Isn’t Serious About Moving Out

by on June 27th, 2016 Leave a Comment

When homeowners round up a Realtor®, list the house, and stick a sign on the front lawn, it’s pretty clear they’re serious about selling their property. Right? Well, not always. Just as there are home buyers who better belong in the window-shopper category, there are sellers secretly ambivalent about moving out. But until MLS listing sheets include […]


Why You Might Not Want Your Spouse on Your Mortgage

by on June 17th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Couples may be inclined to buy a new home together—and, if necessary, apply for a home loan—but new data suggest you ought to think twice before saying “I do” to joint mortgages. In fact, according to a note from the Federal Reserve, some borrowers could have saved a lot of money in interest if they’d applied solo. “Specifically, we find that nearly 10% […]

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