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You Don’t Have to Be Debt-Free to Buy a Home
November 19, 2018

Credit cards, student loans, and other debts are a fact of modern life. Last year, the average American carried about $38,000 in personal debt. And fewer than one in four American adults are completely debt-free. But if you think you’ve...

Tips on Homebuying for Tipped Employees
November 12, 2018

Plenty of people rely on tips for a significant part of their income. Right now, more than 16 million Americans work in the kinds of service and hospitality industry jobs that have traditionally relied on tips for compensation. And that...

Act Fast: Interest Rates Are Going Up!
November 5, 2018

The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates three times in 2018, and they’re not finished: another hike is expected before the end of the year. If that’s not bad enough, most financial analysts agree that we can look forward to...

Is Your Home Halloween-Ready? Our Tips on How To Haunt Your House!
October 22, 2018

It’s a fact: great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating are great places to live year-round. With Halloween just around the corner, that means it’s time for many home owners to get their trick-or-treater game in gear. First Halloween as a homeowner? New...

Think Millennials Homebuyers Are Buying in Big Cities? Think Again.
October 16, 2018

In the popular imagination, millennials live in big city apartments or occupy their parents’ basements rent-free. But in fact, members of the millennial cohort—that generation of young adults born roughly between 1980 and 1998—bought more homes last year than people...

What You Need to Know About Jumbo Mortgages
October 8, 2018

If life has treated you pretty well and/or you’re looking for a home in an expensive part of the country, you may discover that the amount you’ll need to borrow to purchase a home puts your mortgage in jumbo mortgage...

Your Final Walkthrough: What to Look For and When to Put on the Brakes
October 2, 2018

You’re almost there, future homeowner! You’ve made a successful offer and sorted out your financing. Your future home appraised well, and it cleared a title search. Now, it’s time for your final walkthrough: one last look around before you officially...

These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag
September 26, 2018

Hoping to add a few dollars to the selling price of your current home? Then it might be time to break out the rollers, brushes, and painter’s tape. According to a recent study by the folks at Zillow, painting your...

How Soon Can You Refinance Your Mortgage?
September 17, 2018

Legally, there’s nothing stopping you from getting a mortgage this afternoon and refinancing it tomorrow morning. If you’re just crazy about contracts and closing paperwork and you’ve got money to burn, you can refinance your mortgage pretty much as often...

ROAD TO 50 STATES 🇺🇸
September 11, 2018

Morty is sweeping the US housing market by storm! Initially launching in ten US markets in May of 2017, we have officially made our way from coast to coast and have recently landed in the very heart of the midwest—Ohio....