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Don't Believe Everything You Read About Home Prices!

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According to the latest data from Fannie Mae, 23% of Americans still think home prices will go down over the next twelve months. But why do roughly 1 in 4 people feel that way?

It has a lot to do with all the negative talk about home prices over the past year. Since late 2022, the media has created a lot of fear about a price crash and [...]

The Value of an Agent When Buying Your New Construction Home

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Buying a new construction home can be an exciting experience. From being the very first owner, to customizing your home’s features, there are a lot of benefits. But navigating the complexities of buying a home that’s under construction can also be a bit overwhelming. This is where a skilled real estate agent can make all the [...]

What You Should Know About Closing Costs

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Before you buy a home, it’s important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren’t caught off guard when it’s time to close on your home, you need to [...]

THREE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE THAT ARE TRIED AND TRUE

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A credit score is a numeral representation of your predicted credit habits such as the ability to pay your bills and loans back on time. Based on your credit score, lenders can estimate how creditworthy you are. Typically, a good score falls between 670 and 739 while a great score falls between 740 and 800. Anything above 800 is stellar! Therefore, providing your lender with your credit score is an important indicator of your credit behavior.

THREE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE THAT ARE TRIED AND TRUE

1. PAY DOWN REVOLVING ACCOUNT BALANCES 

2. PAY YOUR BILLS ON TIME 

3. ALWAYS PAY MORE THAN THE MINIMUM AMOUNT REQUIRED (IF YOU HAVE THE MEANS, EVERY LITTLE BIT COUNTS) 

Ultimately, buying a home is a pivotal and life changing event. Therefore, to make the process smoother, it is advised for you to get a pre-approval to help speed up the process of getting your dream home.  We can put you in touch with one of our reputable local lenders. 

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