Preparing to finance a home

Even if you’re still a few years away from your first home, the matter of finance might feel like it’s creeping up on you already. A home is no small investment; in fact, it’s one of the biggest ones a person can make, and it can be a lifelong – or at least long-term – investment […]

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A partial guide to your credit

As you likely realize, credit is an important ingredient in many parts of the real estate process. Obviously, a good credit score helps you qualify for a mortgage loan. Beyond that, however, a credit score represents you to someone looking to understand a few important facets of your personality. Are you trustworthy? Do you commit […]

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How much should you be earning to live in Columbia?

Homeowners present and future, take note: analysis data courtesy of HSH.com has shed some light on how much you ought to be earning in order to comfortably buy and maintain a home in several nationwide cities. In order to acquire these numbers, HSH took the National Association of Realtor’s 2016 2nd quarter data for median-home prices […]

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How the Millennial Homeowner Invests

With the potential in homeownership for millennials in the current market climate established, a small segment of the generation is already one step ahead of us. The older end of the generation’s age spectrum is reaching their mid-thirties, and many have finally achieved a financial stability allowing for homeownership. The question that comes next, now […]

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