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Mortgage Insurance Added Cost to Homebuying or Smart Way to Get In

Mortgage Insurance: Added Cost to Homebuying or Smart Way to Get In?

The homebuying process is exciting, but can also seem fraught with added costs, like a home inspection, title insurance, and closing costs. And if you can’t afford a full 20 percent down payment on a conventional home loan, then you will most likely pay for private mortgage insurance (MI). Some people consider private MI yet…

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Maintenance Tip – How to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home

Flood damage is a common problem for many homeowners.  There are a few simple precautions you can take to minimize the chance of  water damage in your home. Common causes of floods are burst water pipes, especially from the hoses  to your washing machine.  If you have rubber hoses, it is a good idea to change…

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