11 Steps To Downsizing Your Home

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Nothing lasts forever -- including a home where you raised a family or lived most of your working life. And it's a fact of life that suddenly, a place that was perfect for you a decade or two ago might start...
Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home?

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According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able to as well!Now that the...
The Cost of NOT Paying PMI on a Mortgage

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Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live.There is a common misconception among homebuyers...
Things A Real Estate Agent Should Do For You

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Just like in any other profession, there are good real estate agents ... and there are, unfortunately, subpar real estate agents, too. But how do you know if you've got a dreamboat or a dud handling your real...
Home Prices Up 6.49% Across the Country

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If you have been thinking of buying, waiting may indeed cost you more. While mortgage rates are still low, they are expected to increase. Real estate is local, so some markets within Illinois may see a higher,...