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Common Mistakes Your Buyers Make During the Home Loan Process (and How to Prevent Them)

As a real estate professional, is there anything more frustrating than having a deal falling through because of ...
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Tips for Optimizing Kitchen Cupboard Organization

An organized kitchen is a key ingredient in creating a functional and enjoyable cooking space. With these DIY ...
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Boosting Energy Efficiency: Top DIY Improvements for Your Home

In an era of rising energy costs and environmental concerns, homeowners are increasingly seeking ways to improve the ...
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Tips for Weatherproofing Your Home Before Winter

As a homeowner, you understand the importance of maintaining and enhancing your property. Weatherproofing your home not only ...
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4 Ways to Use Threads in Your Marketing Efforts

In a tight housing market, you want to get the word out fast about a new listing or ...
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Fixed vs. Adjustable Mortgages: Guiding Clients with Clarity

Discover the key differences between fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages. This concise guide will help realtors advise clients with ...
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How Loan Prepayment Helps Your Buyers (And Your Business)

Saving your clients money on their mortgages is your secret weapon in generating repeat business and referrals. Here’s ...
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How DPA Programs Can Help Your Buyers Find the Perfect Home

Here’s how real estate agents can leverage down payment assistance programs to close more deals while make homeownership ...
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What is a Loan-to-Value Ratio in a Home Appraisal?

Everything you need to know about calculating LTV ratios, the home appraisal process, how they impact the homebuying ...
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What Home Improvements Add the Most Value To Your Home?

Homeowners in the United States have increasingly undertaken remodeling projects to enhance their living spaces. The 2022 Remodeling Impact ...
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How to Prepare and Prevent Financial Emergencies as a Homeowner

Owning a home is a significant milestone, but it also comes with financial responsibilities and potential emergencies that ...
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Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up the Exterior of Your Home

Enhancing the curb appeal of your home doesn't have to break the bank. With a little creativity and ...
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The Power of Extra Principal and Interest Payments: Unlocking Financial Freedom

Achieving financial freedom is a goal shared by many individuals, and one effective strategy to accelerate this journey ...
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Tips for Managing Your Household Budget

You did it! You’re a homeowner. You saved. You budgeted. And now you’ve moved into your new home. ...
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5 Essential Tips for Agents Assisting First-Time Homebuyers

Discover five key tips for real estate agents who are helping to guide first-time homebuyers on their exciting ...
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The Top 5 Homebuying Trends for Agents to Watch in 2023

Keller Home Loans is proud to offer this list of current homebuying trends to help real estate agents ...
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First-Time Home Buyer's Navigating Their Decisions

First-time Homebuyer? Avoid These 4 Common Pitfalls

Buy your first home with confidence. Uncover the common errors first-time buyers make and how to steer clear.  ...
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Good, better, best: pre-qualified, pre-approved, or offer ready?

Mortgage terminology If you’re thinking about buying a new home, you may be confused by all the mortgage ...
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Interest rates: what you need to know?

Introduction When it comes to mortgage loans, think of interest rates as the celebrities, because they’re the ones ...
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Navigating the home loan process: a step-by-step guide

Back to basics: what is a mortgage? For most everyday purchases, you pay the sales price in full, ...
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Shopping for a new home? Learn about the role your credit plays in the process

What is credit? Simply put: Your credit is your ability to borrow money with the agreement that you’ll ...
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Refinancing your home: what is it and who can benefit?

Introduction Your home is one of your biggest investments. Home refinancing is a common practice for many homeowners ...
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Should I rent or buy?

3 questions to ask yourself as you consider renting vs buying Should I rent or buy? This is ...
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Your first-time homebuyer’s guide (part four)

What to expect during closing? You’ve made it to the fourth, and final installment of Your First-Time Homebuyer’s ...
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Your first-time homebuyer’s guide (part three)

Introduction Welcome to Your First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide, Part Three! If you’ve completed parts one and two of the series, you’re practically a ...
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Your first-time homebuyer’s guide (part one)

Introduction As shared in the second edition of Your First Home, written by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan: “Buying ...
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Your first-time homebuyer’s guide (part two)

Introduction In First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide (Part One) we covered key elements such as deciding to buy, finding your ...
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