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Found 3 entries for August, 2020.

Stop Working From Your Couch! Use These Tips to Set Up a Home Office Instead

BY Katie Conroy,

Okay so working from your couch or your bed or your kitchen table can certainly do in a pinch. But when it looks like you’ll be working from home for the foreseeable future, you really need to carve out some dedicated workspace. Doing so will help you retain productivity and some sanity if you’re in lockdown with kids, pets and a spouse. Now you may be asking yourself whether setting up an office in a smaller home is even possible? You’re sure to have a few other questions as well and these handy resources can help answer all of them.

Should I Just Find a Bigger Home?

Before you start making major changes to your current home, you may…

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The Hidden Costs of Homeownership

By Emily Doxtator at

Before you jump at the substantial opportunity the real estate and financial markets may present you with right now, take a step back and consider all the costs of homeownership. There are many expenses—like one-time versus ongoing costs—to take into account when figuring your homebuying budget. Many first-time homebuyers overlook these costs, so we’ve put together a list of some of the larger ones you may be missing in your budget calculations.    

Homeowner’s insurance

Homeowner’s insurance generally falls into two categories: property damage and liability. Property damage insurance protects the investment you’ve made in your home in the case of unexpected events…

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Given the current global pandemic and how it has economically impacted the housing market, hit the ground running by conducting extensive research on how to choose the right mortgage lender and how smart mortgage decisions can pave the way to affordable home ownership. 

This guide on the best mortgage rates features a side by side comparison of 18 different mortgage lenders voted “best for” in various categories.  The lenders were assessed on the type of lender, the mortgage types available, customer experience, and reputation and transparency. 

Whether you are just beginning the search for your perfect mortgage rate and need an understanding of the process in a step one to done manner, or you are months into the process…

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