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House Appraisal – What an Appraiser Looks At

Did you know that one of the biggest reasons that real estate transactions fail is because of a low appraisal?

Home loans hinge on the value of the property, and valuation below the loan amount threatens the lenders’ willingness to finance.

Keep reading to learn all about a house appraisal.

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Buyer's Guide to USDA Loans

Buyer’s Guide to USDA Loans

What is a USDA Loan?

One of the most economical loans offered to homebuyers, the Rural Development Loan, better known as a USDA loan, is becoming increasingly popular. It makes owning a home extremely affordable for homebuyers.

The USDA loan is a government-backed loan tailored to low and moderate-income families. Its benefits are comparable to the VA loan, but it has different qualification requirements.

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Everything You Need to Know about a Renovation Loan

Everything You Need to Know about a Renovation Loan

Does your home need an update? Is your kitchen’s backsplash looking old and worn? Do you need new tile in your bathroom? If so, you could qualify to receive a home renovation loan.

As a homeowner, you probably know how pricey repairs and renovations can be. You also know that coming up with the money to complete such projects can be challenging to do. Saving money is a good option, but it takes time. If there is a renovation emergency, time is not something you have.

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The Buyers Guide to a Short Sale

Have you heard lots of rumors regarding short sale homes and you are looking for answers? You are in luck! Homes for Heroes is here to give you some helpful tips for a good outcome. A short sale can be a great investment if you know what to avoid.

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Best Way to Save on Title Insurance Costs

Best Way to Save on Title Insurance Costs

Some new potential home buyers may only familiarize themselves with the asking price of a real estate listing. But one often overlooked expense is how title insurance is going to cost them.

Most states require title insurance, and it ensures that the correct ownership of the house takes place. No one wants to know that the home that they purchased isn’t legally theirs.

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Good Faith Deposit

What is a Good Faith Deposit and Will I Need It?

Are you buying your first house and feel confused by the real estate terminology? If so, don’t worry because you are not alone.

Homes for Heroes strives to build up your real estate knowledge and help you locate your new home. Read on to learn all about one of the most important parts of buying a house – the good faith deposit.

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Six Most Well Guarded Secrets About Retirement

Six Most Well Guarded Secrets About Retirement

For a majority of us, when we think about retirement, we think of it as something that is far out on the horizon. It’s something that we are aware of, but not something that we are too concerned over. We have plenty of time to save, invest, and plan that road trip in the massive RV that we have been dreaming of for our golden years.

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Home Maintenance Costs - How to Budget for the Unexpected

Home Maintenance Costs – How to Budget for the Unexpected

There are several schools of thought on how to budget on home repairs, but there is one consensus: all homeowners need an emergency fund.

How do you budget for the unknown expenses? What is the average cost of home repairs? Whether you have a new or old home, repairs will be required.

Benjamin Franklin said it well, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”

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Super Bowl Snacks you can Pack in Your Lunch on Game Day

Easy Super Bowl Snacks you can Pack in Your Lunch on Game Day

One of the most significant American pass times is Superbowl Sunday. There is more to it than the pinnacle match up to a long hard fought football season. The festivities and gatherings around the game are more than half of the fun. Not all get the day off, especially our heroes, and we are thankful for your diligence.

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Super Bowl LII

How to Save Money this Super Bowl Season

The Super Bowl; it’s the most coveted of all American sports. It’s also the largest generator of revenue for a single sporting event in America. The Super Bowl, by the numbers, makes hand over fist each year through ticket sales, advertisements, memorabilia, ticket sales, and the half-time show. For the Super Bowl fan, attending the game is the ultimate in sports, watching the excitement.


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