By Alena Kairys

Feb 24, 2022

Guide to Buying a Washer and Dryer

Not everyone enjoys doing laundry, but having the right washer and dryer for your needs can make it less of a chore, and maybe even enjoyable! When you’re shopping for a new washer and dryer, use this guide to help find the ideal combo for you. Factors to...

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By Alena Kairys

Feb 11, 2022

How to Purchase a Home in a Seller’s Market

Note: This blog was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated. In a seller’s market, it’s a dog-eat-dog world. When you’re competing with multiple buyers, all-cash offers, and offers over asking price, it can feel impossible to put in a...

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By Alena Kairys

Jan 24, 2022

What is Down Payment Assistance?

It’s no secret that a down payment deters many people from buying a home. Even though the “20% down rule” isn’t true for all home purchases, saving for a down payment can be especially difficult if you’re a first-time buyer or have a thinner...

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By Alena Kairys

Jan 14, 2022

5 Credit Resolutions

It’s never too late to make a change in your life, and getting your credit score in order is an excellent resolution to set for yourself. A healthy credit score has numerous benefits, especially if you want to buy a home in the future. Here are 5 credit...

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By Alena Kairys

Dec 19, 2021

Guide to Using Gift Funds to Buy a Home

When it comes to saving money to buy a home, every bit helps. If you’ve received a handsome check or cash as a present, it makes sense to put it towards your home purchase. However, there are a few rules to know about using gift funds to buy a home; read on...

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