Category: Real Estate
Improve your credit score

Raising your credit score can save you thousands of dollars on your home loan by lowering your interest rate. A 1% APR change will cost you about $20,000 in interest for every $100,000 that you borrow over a 30 year loan! So, how do you get a better credit score? It’s easy! Pay all of […]

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3 Mistakes to Avoid when Building a Shipping Container Home

So you’re thinking of building a shipping container home, that’s so exciting! Some of the common reasons I hear from people who want to build their home from shipping containers are: You want a unique home.You’re a design nerd.They are faster to build.They are cheaper to build. During my last move I was considering a […]

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4 easy steps to fixing your finances when buying a home

A successful home purchase starts with some simple planning. If you are 6-12 months from buying a home you have plenty of time to make a few changes that can have a big impact on your negotiating power. Step 1: What are you spending now? If you want to make some productive choices you’ll need […]

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Home Buying 101: 3 Easy Steps to a Successful Home Purchase

It’s a new year and a new decade! If your goal for this year is to make a big move to a new home you might feel overwhelmed, and have no idea where to start.  Make these 3 things your New Year’s resolution , and you’ll be ready to buy a home sooner than you […]

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