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Helpful information and tips on buying, owning or renting a home and the housing market

The Facts About Mortgage Refinancing

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's important to have all the facts. Get the answers to your refi FAQs in this article.

Learn about the benefits of refinancing and how to decide if it’s the right time for you.

4 Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

Learn about the benefits of refinancing and how to decide if it’s the right time for you.

What is Refinancing?

Refinancing your is the process of replacing your current mortgage with a new loan.

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Help for Homeowners and Renters

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have supported American families nationwide.

Suburbs Vs. Cities: Population Growth Trends

Learn which U.S. regions and metro areas have been gaining population and about the factors driving these trends.

Population Growth: Where Are People Moving?

Discover the latest trends in population migration in the U.S. and what it means for housing prices.

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What Will 2021 Bring For Housing?

Many of the trends that shaped the market last year, especially historically low mortgage rates, will continue to drive housing activity in 2021.

Build Wealth with a Starter Home

A starter home can give you experience in owning a home and the financial benefits that come with it, without the pressure of finding your forever home immediately.

Selling Your Home in a Seller’s Market

These three benefits will give you an advantage when selling your home in a seller's market.

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Why Days on Market Matters for Sellers

How long your home has been listed can have a big impact on your home sale.

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How an Agent Can Help You Sell During the Pandemic

When you’re ready to sell your home, consider all your options to make the sale a success, beginning with hiring a real estate agent.

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How Much Can You Sell Your Home For?

Here are some ways to get an understanding of what your home could sell for.