Pre-Approved VS Pre-Qualified 

Posted on Jun 06, 2024

Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualified: What’s the Difference?
While both pre-approval and pre-qualification are steps in the mortgage process, they are not the same. Understanding the distinction is important, especially as you get closer to purchasing a home.

What is Pre-Qualification? 
Mortgage pre-qualification is the initial step in determining how much...

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A Guide to Weather Proofing Your Home 

Posted on May 30, 2024

Weatherproofing your house is an important way to keep your home safe and protected for years to come. It also helps reduce utility costs and extends the lifespan of your windows and doors.Many people think they only need to weatherproof their house for winter. However, it’s crucial to ensure your home is ready to withstand all seasons, including s...

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How to Secure a Mortgage When You're Self-Employed

Posted on Apr 26, 2024

Navigating the mortgage landscape can be challenging, especially for those who are self-employed. Unlike traditional salaried employees, self-employed individuals face unique hurdles when it comes to proving their income and creditworthiness to lenders. However, with the right approach and documentation, securing a mortgage as a self-employed borro...

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What’s a Reverse Mortgage?

Posted on Apr 14, 2024

As homeowners age and enjoy their golden years, they may find that their financial situation isn't stretching as far as it used to, especially for those relying on fixed incomes.For many in this stage of life, the value of their homes, also known as equity, becomes an appealing resource to tap into for covering expenses. But the question arises: ho...

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The Spring Real Estate Season

Posted on Apr 08, 2024

As winter melts away and the first signs of spring emerge, so does the bustling real estate market. The spring real estate season brings with it a surge of new listings, vibrant open houses, and a renewed sense of possibility for prospective homebuyers. While winter may offer lower prices, the challenges of navigating icy roads and enduring shorter...

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The Benefits of Living in a Townhouse

Posted on Mar 26, 2024

When searching for your ideal dwelling, the array of options can feel daunting. From standalone houses to condominiums, each choice presents its own set of pros and cons. However, townhouses have gained traction in the real estate sphere, providing a distinctive mix of affordability, convenience, and communal living. Ideal for those desiring a low...

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