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An Overview of an Escrow Account

Buying a house can be a confusing and complicated process, especially for first-time buyers. So many unfamiliar terms, practices, and procedures; so many rules and regulations to follow. Of course, it’s all worth it in the end, when you finally get the keys to your new home and take possession of it, but in between, the process can seem full of convoluted twists and turns.

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Tips on Improving Your Credit Score

Lenders use many factors to evaluate a customer’s loan application, and credit scores are one important factor. Based on the information in your credit report, a credit score is generated. The better your credit is, the more likely it is you will be approved for a loan, at the best possible interest rate the lender has to offer.

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A Checklist to Buying Your Dream Home

Is your current home your "dream home"? Could it be time for a bigger (or smaller) dream home? There is a lot of pride that comes with owning a home and having a place to raise a family. Also, homeownership may be an effective way to build long-term wealth, and there are other financial incentives that come with owning a home as well.

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How often should you clean your dishwasher?

It’s such a strange idea to clean an appliance that cleans other things. However, a dishwasher is something that collects grease, soap scum, and food debris build-up over periods of time. Are you thinking to yourself, when was the last time I cleaned the dishwasher? While also imagining all the germs and build-up that might be stuck in there. Well, not to worry, cleaning your dishwasher can be done in three easy steps.

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Newest Trend: Backyard Office Spaces

As more people work remotely, it can be challenging to find an adequate working space inside your home. While most people work from a bedroom, kitchen, living room or dining room, a new trend is emerging for a location most telecommuters might not have considered: the backyard.

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