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Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures


Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th...


What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?


Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, if you are strapped for cash, it can be a source of...


3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit


For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always ...


3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors


The world of real estate investing can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As such, if you are planning on diving into the industry any time soon, you may want to pay close attention...


3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate


Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ...


Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House


Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to boost the overall appearance, utility, and value ...


The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft


From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This information floats around in digital clouds and servers, al...


House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days


Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're...


6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value


Home renovations can be an expensive and time-consuming commitment, and whether you plan on staying put for the long haul or flipping the house right away, it's worth knowing which renovation projects...


Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House


House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele...


The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home


If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea...


Saving For College: Four Tips For Parents


One of the prime concerns of parents, especially parents of teenagers, is how their children will be able to afford college tuition. With prices going up each year at even state and community colleges...


Why Should I Repair My Credit?


Your credit history is more than just a number; it affects nearly every aspect of your financial life. If you are suffering from a low credit score, you're probably an excellent candidate for credit r...


Ready to Sell? Use This Home Sale Checklist to be Sure


Selling your home is a big decision, and you want to make sure everything is just right before you put the property on the market. For years, you have looked at your home through the eyes of a proud o...


2 Out of 3 Don't Shop at Renewal


Every now and then we see a mortgage stat that’s a jaw-dropper. This finding from Manulife Bank is one of them. It suggests there are a lot more people with money to burn than one might expect....

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