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For the vast majority of military borrowers, VA loans represent the most powerful lending program on the market. These flexible, no-down payment loans have helped more than 22 million service members become homeowners since 1944.But even some longtime VA borrowers aren’t familiar with all of...

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Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey.So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position?As an...

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The rich patina of wood floors adds beauty and elegance to any home.Older homes were once routinely constructed with hardwood floors, but that practice was abandoned in the 1950s, when new technologies made wall-to-wall carpeting available. Builders were able to build more homes faster, for the...

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Your front door color may need some freshening up— you probably know that it's crucial to boosting your home's value. But before you reach for the paint, know that your choice of front door colors might tell perfect strangers quite a lot about who you are, and there are...

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If your house goes up in flames, does your obligation to pay your mortgage go with it?Borrowers are bound by the promissory note they sign at the closing of a home purchase or refinance to make monthly mortgage payments. Even the total loss of the mortgaged property doesn’t relieve borrowers...

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week. The report revealed that severely lacking inventory across the country drained sales growth and kept home prices rising at a steady clip in nearly all metro areas....

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Somewhere along the way, I failed to pick up on the fact that cleaning your washing machine should be done with some regularity—not, like, never. I figured that the soap in the detergents kept it squeaky clean, and why wouldn’t anyone? Oops.The thing is, soap residue and minerals in...

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Reportwhich revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5% lower than they were a year ago. Some may look at these numbers and think that now is not a good time to...

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Another Successful Pumpkin Farm Event for the Marciniak Team and guests! We would again like to thank everyone that came out to enjoy some family fun and lunch with us on 10/15 at Lindner's Pumpkin Farm. Even though the weather was sort of dreary we still had a great turn out. Family photos are on...

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The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show that...

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