November 2017

Found 4 blog entries for November 2017.

Ways to Improve Curb AppealCurb appeal is a crucial part of selling a home. If the home does not look great on the outside then it is not likely that many people will look at the inside. If you are putting your home in the market, then you need to make sure you do some things to improve your curb appeal so you can attract buyers to take a look at your home. These are just a few simple home improvements that you can use to improve curb appeal for your home.

Paint the Door and Trim

You do not need to necessarily paint the entire exterior of the home in order to give it new life. Sometimes all you have to do is paint the door and the trim around the windows to give it that pop of freshness that the home needs. You may even consider going with a bold color for the door,

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Buying Options For Home Buyers with a USDA LoanIs it difficult to come up with the 10 to 20 percent needed as a down payment for a conventional loan? Know that there are mortgage loan products available that allow buyers to purchase homes for little to no money down. USDA loan programs are one of such programs making it possible to own a home in rural and some suburban areas.

Find out more about USDA home loans and eligibility requirements today.

What are USDA Loans?

These type of loans are offered through the USDA Rural Development Guaranteed Housing Loan Program and can be used to purchase a home in rural and many suburban areas. This type of loan is popular because it offers a zero money down option toward financing a home. The loan can be used to finance 100 percent of the purchase

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Understanding 203k Home LoansNot all homes are ready for move in as soon as they are purchased. In fact, there are some homes that still require a lot of work. Whether a home requires a little bit of work or a whole remodel, there are some ways that purchasers can accomplish both. One of the common ways today is with a FHA 203k home loan.

What Are the Basics of the FHA 203k Loan?

An FHA 203k loan is a loan that allows purchasers to get one loan for both the purchase of a property as well as the home improvement component of the home. Additionally, the loans can be adjusted for home improvements. The loan is guaranteed by the FHA which is a reason why lenders like this loan. This also means that it is easier for a purchaser to get an approval because it is an FHA loan and

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Save Money with Smart Energy Efficient Home Upgrades with Solid ROIHomeowners looking to cut back on electricity expenses with a few smart upgrades might be wondering which projects will give them the most bang for their buck—especially if selling their home soon is in the plans. The first step to determining which energy efficient upgrades are worth the investment is to find out just how much energy the home uses. Homeowners can use Energy Star's Home Energy Yardstick and get a basic energy audit for free. Another option is to pay for a professional assessor to evaluate the home's efficiency. They will provide an energy rating number and offer upgrade suggestions. However, here are four home energy friendly home updates to consider that are solid investments, either to reduce utility expenses or to make a home

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