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Five Benefits to Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Filed in Home Buying, Mortgages by on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Five Benefits to Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

You could ignore this sound advice and just start looking at houses willy-nilly but that would be foolish. Trust me. Here are five benefits to getting pre-approved for a mortgage before your start your house hunting. Getting pre-approved will: Save you time and effort. You’ll avoid looking at properties outside your price range. Hello! Give […]

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6 Car Dealer Secrets You Need to Know

Filed in car buying, Credit by on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
6 Car Dealer Secrets You Need to Know

Here are 6 car dealer secrets you need to know before you shop because car dealers are notorious for looking out for themselves. Buyers need all the help they can get. Car Dealer Secret #1 – A car dealer “sale” is just a ploy to get you in the door and, depending on your situation, you could end up […]

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How to Rent an Apartment Without Credit

How to Rent an Apartment Without Credit

If you’re a deadbeat, stop reading. This post is on how to rent an apartment without credit, not how to rent an apartment with crappy credit. I pilfered this info from the geeks over at NerdWallet. You can read their article but this post is much better. Recent college grads take note: The gravy train is […]

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Will FHA Lower Mortgage Insurance Premiums?

Filed in Home Buying, Mortgages by on April 28, 2014 0 Comments
Will FHA Lower Mortgage Insurance Premiums?

Will FHA lower mortgage insurance premiums? The National Association of Realtors® recently asked them to do just that so that more people can afford to buy a house. Well, that just makes sense. So what’s the deal? The FHA (Federal Housing Administration) insures FHA mortgages. This insurance is protection for the lender in case the […]

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eFile to Get Your Tax Refund Faster

Filed in Taxes by on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
eFile to Get Your Tax Refund Faster

e-file to get your tax return fasterEnjoy this moving picture show with info on using eFile to get your tax refund faster. No, this is not an ad for one of those short term tax refund loans. You should avoid those at all costs.

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