Finances

Why Your Credit Score Matters

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Your credit score: 3 simple numbers that largely determine quite a few important financial aspects including what type and how much credit you obtain, what interest you’ll pay and sometimes even if you are eligible for the job you want. Here are some important things you need to know about your credit score: The large three […]

Real Estate

Home Insurance 101

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It is important to know the do’s and don’ts of home insurance in order to get the most out of your investment. Here’s some home insurance 101 to help know what is covered and what is not covered. First thing’s first: Talk to multiple agents. David Thompson, an instructor with the Florida Association of Insurance Agents in Tallahassee […]

Real Estate

Interest-only Mortgages Are Back

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CNBC has informed borrowers that Michigan-based United Wholesale Mortgage, the second-largest lender through brokers in the country, announced that they are offering interest-only loans through brokers, but with important safeguards. These safeguards include; the borrower must put 20 percent down, ensuring that they have the “skin in the game” that many did not during the housing boom, they must […]

Finances

Determining How Much You Can Afford to Borrow

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How can you be certain how much you can afford when applying for a loan? Many home shoppers find a quick fix answer on websites that provide an online calculator. Simply entering your monthly income, expenses and what you believe to be your credit score in a computer program won’t accurately predict what a specific lender will […]

Home Improvements

Owners Focusing on Home Improvement

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  Home owners are expected to increase their home improvement spending expenses in the next year and recent increases in home equity are partially behind that expected flow. Also, an increase in recent home sales activity is a good sign for the home improvement market, since recent home buyers usually spend about a third more […]

Real Estate

Tips For Moving Into Your New Home

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Settling into a new home can be a big adjustment. Moving involves a lot of planning and effort to make the process as smooth as possible. Once you get into your new home, there are a few tips to help you settle in more quickly and flawlessly: 1. New Address: It is important to file […]

News & Announcements

Newly Finished Devon Home Now Available!

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The Devon Homesite #87, Available Immediately! Price TBD 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Balconette with French Doors and Transom Ceiling Detail in Living Room 8 Additional Recessed Lights 2,924 Sq. Ft. Surrounded by Beauty and Elegance On the Inside and On the Outside. Located in historic Flourtown, Whitemarsh Township, The Reserve at Creekside is surrounded by charm, […]

Real Estate

The Best Times to Buy a New Home

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Most people assume that the Spring time is the best time to buy or sell a home, but that’s not necessarily true, though it is the busiest time of the year for real estate. There are practical reasons for buying in the spring, but also some misperceptions. In spring, people who have been cooped up over the winter […]