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USDA vs. VA Loan Financing – Which is better?

Buying a home is an important decision. It is a big investment for most and can often be a bit frightening to some. Even if this is not your first home buying experience, it might have been a few years since you bought your previous home and you need to refresh your memory on what loans are available.

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Conventional vs. FHA Loans – Which is Right for You?

If you’re looking for a mortgage in order to purchase a new home, you have more options available than you might think. There are two main types of loans available – conventional financing and FHA financing, and both can help you get the best possible deal when buying a new home.

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How to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

Moving under the best of circumstances can be extremely stressful, even if all you are doing is moving down the street or even into a larger apartment in your same complex.

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Private Mortgage Insurance: What Is It?

While it’s possible to get a mortgage loan with as little as a 3.5 percent down payment (or with no down payment for some special programs), putting down less than 20 percent on a mortgage usually requires you to pay private mortgage insurance or PMI.

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7 Common Mistakes That First Time Homebuyers Make

Purchasing a new home is exciting, but there are some things you need to know before you start looking for your dream home. Here are seven common mistakes that new homebuyers make and how to avoid them.

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