Who Can Buy A Home?

Have you been wanting to purchase a new home, but been too scared to start the process? 

Let me help break down the basics to purchasing your dream home. By: Bill Panebianco Do I qualify for a mortgage?  This is a very common question in today’s market.  The first step to knowing if you can get a mortgage is to understand how your credit report works.  The credit report has a “score” […]

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Tax refund can help buy a home

This tax season can change your life 

by Andy Jansky & Maribel Maldonado Homeownership is a dream that many will be able to make a reality this tax season. Did you know? There are lots of low and no down payment finance programs available that can help homebuyers like you purchase a home with as little as about $500 out of pocket?  From 100% […]

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Income taxes after ownership — Your guide to bigger refunds

Written by: Elizabeth Porter Tax time is here!  If you bought a home before December 31, 2011 there are several opportunities to maximize deductions and get money back when you file your taxes.  The difference for homeowners doing their taxes for the first time compared to when they were renters is usually claiming an "itemized […]

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Income taxes after ownership—Home buyer guide to maximum deductions

Tips for homeowners preparing taxes for maximum tax deductions Written by: Elizabeth Porter Tax time is here!  If you bought a home before December 31, 2011 there are several opportunities to maximize deductions and get money back when you file your taxes.  The difference for homeowners doing their taxes for the first time compared to […]

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Tips for Saving

Written by Carla Hill Saving money for a downpayment is a very worthy goal. Homeownership has been shown to be a good long-term investment that creates family and community stability. The National Association of Realtors’ 2010 Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing study found some delightful upsides of becoming a homeowner, such as it making […]

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