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How to Save for a Down Payment on a House

We all know that a larger down payment will reduce your monthly mortgage. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to start saving for a house.…

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How to Lower Your Summer Electric Bill

Summer is here, which means heatwaves are too. Whether you have central air conditioning or not, you are likely wondering how to keep your electric bill down and stay cool. Check out our seven tips to save money and energy this season.…

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Kitchen Deep Cleaning Checklist

When was the last time you thoroughly cleaned your kitchen? If you are unsure how to deep clean a kitchen, follow the tips below.…

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Make the Most of Your Home's Equity

One of the great benefits of buying a home is building equity and using that equity as a financial tool to accomplish your goals.…

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Tips for Growing a Victory Garden

As inflation and supply chain challenges continue, the decades-old practice of growing a victory garden is becoming popular again! Ready to dig in? …

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Behind every well-maintained home is a hardworking homeowner who dedicates countless hours to ensure their house is in good shape.…

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Costs Involved in Owning a House

New homeowners are often surprised by the costs of owning a home. Your mortgage is one thing, but what else adds to homeownership expenses?…

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Should You Consolidate your Debt?

Multiple bills, interest rates and due dates can make your head spin. If your debt negatively impacts your life, it could be time to take action.…

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9 Steps to Buying a Home

A home purchase is a significant investment, so making the right decisions and keeping an eye on the details are essential.…

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What is a Construction Loan?

Searching for your dream home but haven’t found it yet? Building a home customized the way you like could be your answer.…

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