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3 Tips for Buying an Energy- and Water-Efficient Home
From windows to water heaters and insulation to certifications, learn how to look for efficiency in a home you’re considering buying.
What to Know Before Buying a Home at Higher Risk of a Natural Disaster
When you are in the market to purchase a home, it’s important to think about how your home might fare in the event of a natural disaster.
How You Can Make Your Home More Energy- and Water-Efficient
Learn about home upgrades that can help you reduce your energy and water use and save you money.
6 Simple Ways to Save Energy and Water in Your Home
Here are six easy home improvement projects that can save you money while reducing your energy and water consumption.
What Is Private Mortgage Insurance?
In considering the total costs of buying and owning a home, don't forget to factor in private mortgage insurance (PMI).
How Community Land Trusts Can Make Homebuying More Affordable
Learn what a community land trust is, how it works and how this structure may make it possible for you to buy a home.
5 Steps to Success Before Closing Day
With support from a qualified team, and by staying on top of key actions, you can help ensure that you’re prepared for closing day.
What’s Driving Home Price Growth in 2022?
The housing market has been red hot, but if you’re looking to buy in 2022, there is good news: the market may cool down slightly.
What You Need to Know About Discount Points
Learn how discount points affect your mortgage and when you should consider buying them.
6 Tips to Consider When Shopping for a Lender
It pays shop for a lender. Learn six tips for getting quotes and comparing mortgage options to help find the home loan that’s right for you.
LIBOR Is Being Phased Out. How Will My Mortgage Be Affected?
Learn about the transition away from the LIBOR index, how to determine whether your ARM is affected, and what actions you can take.