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These Tasks will Clean Up Your Credit in Time to Buy a Home This Spring

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*this post is sponsored by CreditRepair.com –  all advice and opinions are my own.   Most of us are still financially recovering from the holidays. But for those who want to make buying a home a reality this spring, perhaps you’re ready to start the process but don’t know how to take those first steps. […]

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6 Ways to Keep Your Credit Intact for 2019 (and Still Enjoy the Season)

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This post is sponsored by Lexington Law   Once again it’s the most wonderful, wonderfully expensive, time of the year. Gift giving is ingrained and expected at the holidays in our culture. Plus, it is uniquely satisfying to give a great gifts. What better way to show someone you really care than splurging on something […]

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Closing Day Demystified – Here’s What Really Happens

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LB Note: This week’s post is a syndication of a piece I wrote for HouseLogic and The National Association of Realtors.  This article has been lovingly republished with permission.  After all of the components of the home buying process — negotiations, appraisals, inspections, and insurance — it’s very exciting to (finally) get to closing. But do you […]

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5 Baby Steps You Can Take Today to Prep Your Finances for a Home Purchase

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LB Note: This week’s post is a syndication of a piece I wrote for HouseLogic and The National Association of Realtors.  This article has been lovingly republished with permission.    Preparing your finances for home ownership begins the day someone decides they actually want to buy a home. After all, saving for a down payment doesn’t just […]

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4 Ways Buyers Can Outsmart Rising Home Prices (And Still Get a Bomb A** House)

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LB Note: This week’s post is a syndication of a piece I wrote for HouseLogic and The National Association of Realtors.  This article has been lovingly republished with permission.  In a sign of a robust housing market, existing-home prices are expected to rise 5.8% in 2017 over 2016, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. But rising […]

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