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What Is Home Equity & How It Works

What Is Home Equity & How It Works

One benefit of owning a home or property is your ability to build equity and use that to fund other projects – like a home renovation, pay off debt, or even send your kid to college. But what is equity and how does it work? Let’s do a ...
DON’T BE SPOOKED: Issues that can delay a house closing

DON’T BE SPOOKED: Issues that can delay a house closing

There’s nothing to be afraid of, but there are several issues that can delay a house closing.  Knowing the pitfalls beforehand will keep your deal going smoothly.  We’re going to treat you to the secrets that will ensure a smooth tra...
How to Apply for a Mortgage

How to Apply for a Mortgage

Deciding to buy a home is so exciting! Congratulations on taking the first step. Now take a deep breath and get ready to jump into applying for a home loan. The process can feel overwhelming, but with some preparation, you’ll keep any pr...
The American Dream is alive and well … or is it?

The American Dream is alive and well … or is it?

Millennials, the demographic group aged between 26 and 41, appear to have their eyes wide open when it comes to home ownership.   Statistics show that they have less interest in the American Dream than either the...
What goes up must come down

What goes up must come down

Yup, it’s called the roller coaster of life. Roller coasters aren’t for everyone, especially if you’re not in Disney World or another theme park. I think it’s safe to say that the pandemic turned the real estate market as a whole u...
Prime Rate: What It Is and How It Works

Prime Rate: What It Is and How It Works

Whether you’re looking at your credit card, applying for a loan, or watching the news, you’ve probably heard the term “prime rate.” Prime is a common financial term that affects many of us from how much interest we pay on a loan to...
Let’s Take It Outside…

Let’s Take It Outside…

When given the choice of being indoors or outside I will always choose to be outdoors. Is there anything better than a simple meal of wine, a crusty baguette, and some cheeses spread out on a blanket either in Sheep Meadow, Central Park, or under an umbrel...
Why insurance rates are going through the roof

Why insurance rates are going through the roof

Keeping a roof over our heads isn’t as simple as it used to be and it’s certainly getting more expensive by the day. We’re all experiencing the same frustration and it’s worth asking ourselves why, and if there is anything to be do...