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Four DIY Home Improvement Projects to Boost your Home’s Value Without Breaking Your Pockets

Making upgrades to your home can add value and worth.  Most home improvement projects are simple, affordable, and can be done yourself.  Here are four [...]

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Preparing For Your Mortgage Closing

If you’re in the process of buying a home and preparing for your mortgage closing, read this article to learn what to expect. There are several things to keep in mind such as your mortgage lender’s role, your role, third party vendors and closing costs and fees.

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Income and Asset Verification During Home Loan Process

You’re ready to stop renting and buy a home? The first step is to get pre-approved in order to give you an idea of how much you can afford. When getting a pre-approval letter, mortgage lenders will verify your assets and income. Read this article to learn about the documentation you will need during this step of the home loan process.

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What Is Flood Insurance?

In light of the Mississippi River floods, homeowners ask themselves if flood insurance is necessary. Home buyers looking to buy a home in a high-risk zone using a government-backed loan are obligated to purchase flood insurance. Others homeowners may purchase flood insurance just to get peace of mind. Learn about flood insurance, who needs it and where to buy it.

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3 Major Life Expenses You Need to Save For

The following is a guest post from Sarah Damon who writes about financial topics for SavingAccounts.com. Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Quicken Loans. [...]

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Quicken Loans $500 Twitter Giveaway

UPDATE: THE CONTEST IS NOW OVER AND OUR WINNER IS @FLBEACHBUMZ. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR PARTICIPATING!   Hi friends! You might remember me as [...]

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Decorate Your Home With Spring Colors

Now that spring is in full effect we can trade in snow, heavy coats and gray skies for warmer temperatures, blooming flowers and colors that evoke “beach” instead of “cabin.” Here’s some ideas to bring the outdoors in by infusing nature and garden-inspired items throughout your home.

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Earth Day Tips for a Green Home

Today is Earth Day! A day dedicated to making the world a better place for future generations to inherit. Here are a few ways you can give Mother Earth a giant hug and give yourself a pat on the back.

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Top 10 Cities for Veterans

This week was Military Families Week! In observance of the hard work that our military and their families do, we wanted to share some helpful [...]

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How to Choose a Realtor That’s Right For You

Buying or selling a home is a big financial decision, yet many people avoid putting effort into finding the right real estate agent. Choosing the right agent can save you time and stress whether you are trying to find an affordable house or would like to sell your home for the best price possible.

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