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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

January 9, 2019 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

December 24, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

For most first time home buyers, obtaining a mortgage is a crucial part of the purchasing process. However, being approved for a mortgage is often easier said than done. It can be disheartening to f ...

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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

December 12, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

November 28, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ...

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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

November 14, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

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 ...

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Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

October 11, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ...

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

October 4, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ...

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Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

September 27, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Debt. It's something almost everyone will have at some point in their life. But what happens when your debt begins to get the better of you? What options are available? Some simple strategies can he ...

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

September 20, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Building an emergency fund is something most people know they should do but few actually get around to doing. A recent study found that nearly two-thirds of Americans did not have an emergency fund, a ...

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The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

September 13, 2018 | Posted by: Kelly Lukens

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ...

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