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How Home Renovation Loans Can Transform Your Property text with image of couple renovating home
June 28 2024

How Home Renovation Loans Can Transform Your Property

Discover how home renovation loans can revitalize your property. Explore loan benefits and considerations to help make informed decisions.

Renovate or Relocate- A Comprehensive Guide to Making the Right Decision text with images of home undergoing renovation and couple moving out with boxes
June 19 2024

Renovate or Relocate: A Comprehensive Guide to Making the Right Decision

Deciding between renovating and relocating? Our guide explores the financial, emotional, and market factors to help you make the right choice for you.

June 13 2024

You Just Bought A Home On Long Island. Now What?

Discover essential steps for new homeowners on Long Island, from setting up utilities to exploring local amenities. Transition into your new home smoothly with this comprehensive guide.

June 05 2024

Thinking of Refinancing? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Learn about the benefits, eligibility requirements, and key steps to take in this comprehensive guide.

Simplicity in Suffolk - Navigating the Downsizing Process for a Cozier Lifestyle text on top of background of the Montauk Lighthouse in Suffolk County
May 31 2024

Simplicity in Suffolk: Navigating the Downsizing Process for a Cozier Lifestyle

Explore downsizing in Suffolk County, where serene landscapes and diverse housing options offer a simpler, more relaxed lifestyle.

6 Reasons Why You Should Work With A Local Mortgage Lender text on top of background of two miniature houses on a desk.
May 23 2024

6 Reasons Why You Should Work With a Local Mortgage Lender

Explore the benefits of local mortgage lenders, including personalized service, local expertise, flexibility, and community support.

Understanding the Real Estate Commission Lawsuit: What Does it Mean for You? text with sold home sign in front of house
May 14 2024

Understanding the Real Estate Commission Lawsuit: What Does it Mean for You?

Explore the implications of the recent real estate commission class action and its impact on homebuyers, sellers, and the broader real estate market.

The Ultimate Handbook for Purchasing a Second Home in Nassau County text on overlay image of montauk lighthouse
December 21 2023

The Ultimate Handbook for Purchasing a Second Home in Nassau County

Discover the ultimate guide to purchasing a second home in Nassau County, New York. From financing options to local insights, this blog has everything you need to know.

Shorefront Delight- Your Guide to Owning a Second Home in Nassau County's Beach Communities text on top of background of south shore long island neighborhood
December 20 2023

Shorefront Delight: Your Guide to Owning a Second Home in Nassau County's Beach Communities

Your second home by the sea awaits. Discover Nassau County's beach communities with pristine shores, historic charm, and exceptional coastal living.

November 03 2023

The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Kalamazoo, Michigan

If you’re thinking of living in the Kalamazoo Michigan area, consult this comprehensive guide outlining the top-ranked neighborhoods, as well as location, school districts, median home prices, local amenities, recreation, and more.

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October 20 2023

Benefits of a Government-Backed Mortgage

Government-backed mortgages provide many financial benefits for first-time and repeat homebuyers, such as lower down payments, lenient credit score requirements, improvement project grants, and more.

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October 06 2023

The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Greenville, South Carolina

If you’re thinking of living in the Greenville, South Carolina area, important factors to consider include location, school districts, median home prices, transportation access, local amenities, entertainment, and more.

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September 22 2023

How to Buy a House on Long Island: Follow these 12 Steps

When considering purchasing a home on Long Island, it’s best to have updated documentation including financial statements and tax returns, mortgage pre-approval and commitment letters, neighborhood and realtor preferences, and more.

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June 20 2023

20 Awesome Long Island Neighborhoods for Young Families

Find out which Long Island neighborhoods are the best for raising a young family based on location, school districts, median home prices, access to transportation, local amenities, entertainment, and more.

May 22 2023

Government-Backed Loan Qualifications & Requirements

Whether you’re a first-time or repeat home buyer, government-backed loans offer lower down payments, lenient credit scores, and many other financial benefits.

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May 15 2023

The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Savannah, Georgia

If you’re thinking of living in the Savannah, Georgia area, consider important factors such as location, school districts, median home prices, access to transportation, local amenities, entertainment, and more.

May 08 2023

Rehab Loans for First-Time Home Buyers

There are several rehab loans first-time home buyers should consider when researching mortgage options, including those offered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.

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May 01 2023

What Is a Government-Backed Mortgage & How Do I Qualify?

Insured by various U.S. federal agencies, government-backed mortgages can help borrowers achieve home ownership through lower down payments and closing fees, flexible credit scores, and other advantages.

March 06 2023

Champ the VetDog Trains With Friends at Halesite Fire Department

Champ had the opportunity to participate in a training program at the Halesite Fire Department in Huntington.

February 23 2023

Champ the VetDog Brings Love and Joy to Marty Lyons Foundations with his Kisses For Wishes

Champ the VetDog, Contour Mortgage's service dog in training, paid a heartwarming visit to the Marty Lyons Foundation in New York for "Kisses for Wishes."

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