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It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,840 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $2,895, last year.

Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?

Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling Apart

The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home!

FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again

According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is its lowest mark since April. The average includes all approved refinance and purchase loans. FHA and VA loans showed the most opportunity for millennials looking to enter the market with low down payments and even lower FICO® Score requirements. Ellie Mae’s Millennial Tracker revealed that those...

What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?

Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?

FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again

Top 4 REAL Reasons We Buy a Home

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling reasons.

3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]