Home Remodeling Financing Options

joseph-disalvo / May 12th, 2017

Spring and summer are great seasons to make additions to your home, but many people are concerned about how to finance these projects. Did you know it is easier than you think? These are three popular avenues for homeowners to secure money for a home improvement or remodeling project: Home...

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4 Quick Home Renovations that Boost Property Value

John Hogen / August 28th, 2014

You don’t always have to dip into your saving’s to make your home look presentable to potential buyers. In fact, you can boost the property value of your home just by making a few updates. If you’re looking for the most value, renovations to the kitchen and bathroom provide the highest return, yielding an average return …

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Finding a Rental with a Large Dog

Kristen Irons / August 19th, 2014

If you’re the owner a large dog—especially a pup that is considered “high-risk”—you probably already know how difficult it can be to find a pet-friendly rental, let alone one that allows large, high-risk dogs. Property owners are often reluctant to rent to pet owners due to the inevitable wear and tear that occurs, even from smaller animals.

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How Lenders Keep Score

Ben Freshman / August 15th, 2014

“What’s the criteria I’m being judged on when trying to get financing for my first home?”

As American consumers, we’re used to having the power. “The customer is always right,” a slogan coined at Marshall Field’s department store in Chicago, has permeated society since its origination the late 19th century—giving us the confidence and control to …

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