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When Is the Best Time To Sell a House?

Whether you’ve lived in it for 3 years or 30, your home is a part of your life. As a homeowner, it’s also a big part of your financial future. So if you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s usually for a good reason: Your family is growing and you need to find a larger...

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3 Tips for Choosing a Mortgage Lender

It would be awesome if finding the right mortgage lender were as simple as swiping right on an app (#lender, anyone?). But you can’t choose a mortgage lender that way because there are too many moving parts. Your finances and your lender’s terms and services must match to make it work. Taking shortcuts when it...

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Debt-to-Income Ratio 101

Thinking about buying a home and getting a mortgage? Then you need a crash course in debt-to-income ratio (DTI). While your credit score may get your foot in the door, lenders use your DTI to decide if you’ll be able to afford your monthly mortgage payments. Knowing this powerful percentage can help you get a...

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