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Category: Miscellaneous (12 posts)

3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

March 13, 2019 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always ...

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3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

February 27, 2019 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

The world of real estate investing can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As such, if you are planning on diving into the industry any time soon, you may want to pay close attention ...

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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

December 12, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

November 28, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ...

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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

November 14, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ...

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Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

October 24, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to ...

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Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

September 26, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

When getting a home mortgage, if you can afford higher payments, often the option of a 15-year loan instead of one of 30 years is an option. It can be an enticing idea to know that you'll be free of a ...

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Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

September 12, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to boost the overall appearance, utility, and value ...

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5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

August 22, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figure ...

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The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

August 8, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This information floats around in digital clouds and servers, al ...

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House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

July 25, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're ...

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6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value

6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value

June 27, 2018 | Posted by: Elena Schutz-Henriquez

Home renovations can be an expensive and time-consuming commitment, and whether you plan on staying put for the long haul or flipping the house right away, it's worth knowing which renovation projects ...

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