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How Pokemon GO Can Help You Buy or Sell a House!

Pokemon GO is everywhere these days it seems. This augmented reality game became an overnight sensation, spurring novice and veteran gamers alike to get off the couch and out into their neighborhoods to search for digital critters. If you’re, for some reason, unfamiliar with the app that’s taken the world by storm, let me give […]

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Will Brexit Effect Interest Rates?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock as of late, you’ve probably at least heard some buzz about the British withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit as it has been so cleverly referred to. The June 23rd referendum, which ended with just over half of the country voting to leave the union, has put […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Earnest Money Deposit

As you probably already finding out, buying a home is not an inexpensive process. Buying a home requires more cash up front than most people realize. You have to come up with a down payment and closing costs, for instance, which isn’t exactly cheap! One of the other upfront costs of buying a home is […]

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How To Buy A House With No Credit

No credit cards, no loans, no debt at all! Living debt free is a great idea, and one that is lauded by financial gurus everywhere. There really can’t be any disadvantages to living debt free, right? Well, that’s probably true for most people, but you’ll soon discover that no debt these days basically means no […]

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First-Time Home Buyers: What They Don’t Tell You

For first-time home buyers, buying your first house is an exciting and amazing experience. It’s also stressful, mind boggling, hair raising, and downright emotional at times. It’s definitely not an experience that I’d want to repeat any time in the near future, but the end result is certainly worth every little gray hair it gave […]

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Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to succeed Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Fed Raises Interest Rates For The First Time Since 2006

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on Wednesday from a range of 0% to 0.25% to a range of 0.25% to 0.5%. The rate hike is a small one, but it will affect millions of Americans, including investors, home buyers and savers. Savers should eventually see a little more interest on their deposits […]

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