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June 08 2021

The Pros & Cons of Getting a Rehab Mortgage

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in July 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.

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May 07 2021

How Does a Home Equity Loan Differ From a Mortgage?

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or want to utilize your home’s equity for improvements and upgrades, choosing the best....

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April 26 2021

How to Buy a House on Long Island: Follow these 11 Steps

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in June 2016 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.

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April 09 2021

Which Loans Are Best for First-Time Home Buyers?

For first-time buyers who previously thought home ownership wasn’t achievable or affordable, this couldn’t be further....

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March 26 2021

Can You Add Renovation Costs to Your Mortgage?

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in April 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.

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March 01 2021

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

There are several consideration factors when choosing the right mortgage, such as qualifications, requirements, down....

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February 08 2021

What Is a Jumbo Loan?

With current real estate markets experiencing low interest rates, increased demand and multiple offers, buyers are....

January 25 2021

10 Facts About FHA Home Loans

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in February 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.

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January 11 2021

Should I Sell My Home During the Winter?

As the winter season begins, many sellers traditionally re-evaluate real estate listing tactics, such as staging and....

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December 21 2020

5 Benefits for First-Time Home Buyers

Whether you are moving out of your parents’ house or want to become rent-free, there are several helpful options for....

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November 06 2020

The Best Uses of Your Home Equity

Equity is your home’s most important and valuable asset. 

It appreciates over time with each mortgage payment, and other....

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October 23 2020

Renting vs. Buying: Which Is Right for You?

When deciding what’s next for your living situation, one of the biggest questions has always been: Should I rent or buy? ....

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October 09 2020

5 Reasons Why the Fall Home Market Is Currently Hot

Similar to its temperature change, the fall real estate market traditionally experiences a cooling period. With current....

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April 24 2020

Can You Buy A Home During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Life as we know it has changed profoundly amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Anyone who typically commutes....

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March 10 2020

Best Neighborhoods To Live In Brooklyn

Of the five boroughs that make up the greater metropolitan area, none have seen a more drastic transformation over the....

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February 07 2020

10 Best Baltimore Neighborhoods To Live In

Few cities have had a harder time overcoming its less-than-stellar reputation than Baltimore, Maryland. Whether born in....

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December 27 2019

10 Awesome Long Island Neighborhoods for Young Families

Update: Our original article from 2015 featured the 10 best Long Island neighborhoods for young families. Well, it’s high....

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August 29 2019

5 Tips for Moving into a New House

On the move? Here's a few helpful tips to remember during this busy time!

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August 08 2019

7 Important Items To Buy For Your New Home

Here is a helpful list of items that should be on your first shopping trip after moving into your new home. 

April 17 2019

How Much Home Can I Afford?

You probably already know that budget is a huge determining factor when buying a home. As a result, it’s important to....

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