Monthly Archives: October 2015

FHA Mortgages Don’t Require A 20% Down Payment

The FHA Doesn’t Require 20% Down You don’t need 20% down to buy a home and, as a home buyer, your financing options may be more numerous than you thought. Sure, more than half of all home buyers use conforming

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Spending on home improvements on pace to set a record in 2015

Price gains and low interest rates help U.S. homeowners Thinking of adding a deck or updating your kitchen? You’re not alone. American homeowners are back in the remodeling business. After several quarters of slowing growth, home improvement spending in 2016

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Why You Shouldn’t Hate Your Homeowners Association Dues

You may not love making that payment, but the benefits are bigger than you think. By Shannon Ireland If you buy a house in a planned development, a subdivision or a gated community, you’ll likely have to join a homeowners

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What We Can Learn From the Minimalists

Discover the power of simplicity and how to employ a less-is-more approach in your decorating scheme “Perfection is achieved, not when there’s nothing left to add, but when there’s nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry How often

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