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Only one in five homeowners come in under budget on their renovation projects. Here's how to be of them. 👌
houselogic.com Keeping home renovations on a budget can be a challenge. Here are tips and advice from experts and homeowners on how to budget for unexpected expenses.
Whether you use a few key spices every day or you're an adventurous cook who keeps an endless spice stash on hand, these ideas will help you get organized and stay that way.
thespruce.com These fun ideas will help keep your spices organized and decluttered. From whimsical to practical, these DIYs can be done in just a few hours.
A bipartisan bill that cleared the House last week would let first-time homebuyers pay a bit less at closing if they go through homeownership counseling.
cnbc.com The Housing Financial Literacy Act, which cleared the House by voice vote last week, would provide a discount on borrowers' upfront mortgage insurance if they go through financial literacy counseling.
Will the Fed cut rates at the end of July?
dsnews.com Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve has signaled an openness to rate cuts during the ...
Have you gone noseblind to these common odors in your house?
houselogic.com You can become noseblind when it comes to odors in your house like basement mustiness. Here's how to eliminate house odors you can't smell but guests can.
To decide if refinancing is the best option for your family, start by asking yourself these questions.
keepingcurrentmatters.com With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are wondering if they should refinance.
Here are a few things you can do to protect your credit—and your identity—while traveling.
blog.credit.com When you're traveling, you open yourself up to all kinds of financial risks. Here are some tips on how to protect credit cards while traveling.
keepingcurrentmatters.com Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 6 years. Stock owners are more positive about real estate than stocks as an investment. Of the 4 listed, real estate is the only investm...
7 genius ideas for hiding your spare key, plus some advice from security experts who’ve seen it all.
realtor.com What are the best places in your home to hide a key in case of emergencies? And just how safe are those hiding spots, anyway?
Looking to improve your backyard space? Here are 10 popular trends to try out this season.
familyhandyman.com Make your backyard a place you look forward to spending time in. Whether you want to make it a relaxing oasis, help the environment or just want to add some simple upgrades, here are 10 backyard trends to try this season.
Here are some proven ways to help keep your stressed pets calm during fireworks.
bhg.com Booming fireworks can send pets into an anxious spiral. Here are the tips, techniques, and products recommended by experts to manage and treat fearful furbabies.
Here's why you should never shop for a home without getting pre-approved first.
keepingcurrentmatters.com In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified....
Experts explain how you can significantly reduce your carbon footprint by making these small changes in your home.
architecturaldigest.com Easy ideas for making do in the Anthropocene
Here are four things that you can do to help yourself secure the best mortgage rate possible.
forbes.com It's about more than just your credit score.
Tackle these five summer maintenance tasks now — and save yourself time and money this winter.
houselogic.com Tips to clean the siding on your house, the best time to seal your driveway (it’s June, fyi), and other valuable home maintenance tips from the experts who know the value of home maintenance.
Selling your home? Here are the decor items you should put out—and the ones you should hide far, far away—to make your home as buyer-friendly as possible.
realtor.com If you're overwhelmed by what to do when you list your house for sale, consider this a secret formula for getting your place sold fast.
Consumers continue to overestimate the credit score and down payment requirements for obtaining a mortgage.
keepingcurrentmatters.com Freddie Mac recently released a report entitled, “Perceptions of Down Payment Consumer Research.”
Does your personal decor style fit in with your state?
realsimple.com Psst...here's how your neighbors are decorating their homes.
Mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest level in nearly two years. Contact me today to learn how much you could save by refinancing your mortgage.
cnbc.com Mortgage applications surged 26.8% in just one week. Volume was 41% higher than the same week one year ago.
13 unique Father's Day cards that are sure to please any Dad.
hgtv.com Father's Day is coming up fast! Whether you're looking for the perfect card for your dad or grandfather or someone else who's filled that role and means the world to you, these creative, funny and beautiful cards will help show the men in your life how important they truly are to you.
A recent study from Fannie Mae shows that most consumers continue to overestimate mortgage qualification requirements. Here are the top mortgage myths debunked.
realtor.com So far this year, the 30-year-fixed has averaged 4.24%, down from 4.54% in 2018.
Everyone's journey to homeownership is different, but here are the general "pit stops" to expect when buying a house.
freddiemac.com Before you hit the road, you should be able to answer the question: what are the steps in the homebuying process?
Did you know the average homeowner accumulated $9,500 in wealth over the past year? 🏡 💰
keepingcurrentmatters.com There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.
Here's what buyers need to know about the home appraisal process.
apartmenttherapy.com To the uninitiated, the home-buying process may feel like a never-ending cycle of hoops to jump through.
Thinking of buying your first house? Here are some important tips to help you get started.
thepennyhoarder.com Buying a home can be equally terrifying and thrilling. These 25 home-buying tips will help first-time home buyers make sense of what can be an overwhelming process.
Spend more time enjoying your yard and garden this summer with these smart maintenance tips.
realtor.com Maintaining a yard? What a chore! We've rounded up genius yardwork shortcuts that will streamline whatever outdoor task you're tackling.
Here are some expert tips on how to pick your first homeowners insurance policy.
thesimpledollar.com Purchasing your first home can be an overwhelming process, one fraught with emotion and a seemingly endless stream of paperwork and documentation. For
Homeowners are jumping at the chance to refinance their mortgages while rates remain low.
cnbc.com Homeowners are taking advantage of lower interest rates, rushing to refinance their mortgages before rates potentially turn higher again.
Here are five tips for finding your dream home without losing your mind during the process.
keepingcurrentmatters.com In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.
Are you making any of these nine costly mistakes in your home?
housebeautiful.com You probably didn't even realize it.
No matter what your financial situation might be, here are five things you need to reach your money goals.
thesimpledollar.com Given the enormous differences in the financial situations of different people, it's easy to buy into the idea that those different stories have very
Purchase applications drove the gains in mortgage volume, rising 4% for the week and 5% annually, followed by refinance applications, rising 1% for the week and 13% annually.
cnbc.com After pulling back for several weeks, homebuyers stepped back into the mortgage market last week.
Before you renew your lease, learn how much more income is required for renting vs. buying in today's market.
keepingcurrentmatters.com Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is diffe...
Mother's Day is just around the corner! Do you have your gift yet?
familyhandyman.com Make Mother's Day the best day with any one of the best Mother's Day gift ideas we've found. These Mother's Day gift ideas are great for all kinds of moms.
Here are six phrases never to include in an offer letter. ✍️ 🏡
realtor.com Your offer letter can woo a seller into accepting your bid, but what you say could work against you, too. Here are some phrases to avoid.
I can help with all your home loan needs! Contact me today with all your purchase and refinance loan questions.
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Platinum Mortgage, LLC NMLS #1957493 is a mortgage brokerage company . That means I have wholesale mortgage rates. I search lenders to find the lowest rates with the fastest closings for my clients. This saves them time and money.
Amber Mahoney NMLS #13526 www.centurymtg.com/amahoney EQUAL HOUSING LENDER | BAY EQUITY LLC NMLS ID# 76988
Old Colonial Mortgage specializes in low rate purchase mortgages and refinancing for KY, IN and FL homes.
I am grateful to have the opportunity to help everyone I meet through the process of obtaining a home loan. NMLS 56124
Whether purchasing or refinancing, we'd love for you to choose 1st Look Mortgage for all of your mortgage needs. We are never beat by our competitors!!!!
Formerly a licensed Realtor for 17 years, I have now been in the mortgage business for 16 years.