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Episode 1: Was It A Mistake Buying a House in 2023?

Episode 1: Was It A Mistake Buying a House in 2023?

In this episode of ‘On the House,’ we explore the impact of high-interest rates and challenges faced in 2023, emphasizing the importance of careful consideration before making housing decisions. Additionally, we delve into predictions for 2024, including forecasts for home sales, mortgage rates, and property values from industry experts. Want to see if homeownership is …
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1: Episode 1: Was It A Mistake Buying a House in 2023?

In this episode of ‘On the House,’ we explore the impact of high-interest rates and challenges faced in 2023, emphasizing the importance of careful consideration before making housing decisions. Additionally, we delve into predictions for 2024, including forecasts for home sales, mortgage rates, and property values from industry experts. Want to see if homeownership is …

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Benchmark Delivers A Christmas Homecoming Miracle

Benchmark Delivers A Christmas Homecoming Miracle

Benchmark could just be another mortgage lender, but we’re not. Sure, every company has their ‘core values’, but there is something tangible and special about ours. Our core values didn’t exist until after they were identified in the soul of the company years after it was established. These values not only inform how we do …
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Benchmark Delivers A Christmas Homecoming Miracle

Benchmark could just be another mortgage lender, but we’re not. Sure, every company has their ‘core values’, but there is something tangible and special about ours. Our core values didn’t exist until after they were identified in the soul of the company years after it was established. These values not only inform how we do …

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Is a HELOC a good financial choice?

Is a HELOC a good financial choice?

 A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is an easy way to borrow money using your home’s value as collateral. Let’s look into how a HELOC works and whether this option is right for you. How Much Can You Borrow with a HELOC? The first step in deciding if a HELOC is right for you …
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Is a HELOC a good financial choice?

 A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is an easy way to borrow money using your home’s value as collateral. Let’s look into how a HELOC works and whether this option is right for you. How Much Can You Borrow with a HELOC? The first step in deciding if a HELOC is right for you …

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VA Loan: National Guard VA Loan qualifications 2022 update

VA Loan: National Guard VA Loan qualifications 2022 update

Featured photo credit: https://www.nationalguard.com/careers/ground-forces The VA loan is one of the most powerful home buying tools available to those who qualify. A few benefits of the VA home loan are an option for ZERO down payment, no Private Mortgage Insurance, and lenient credit qualifications. There are specific criteria to qualify for the VA home loan, …
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VA Loan: National Guard VA Loan qualifications 2022 update

Featured photo credit: https://www.nationalguard.com/careers/ground-forces The VA loan is one of the most powerful home buying tools available to those who qualify. A few benefits of the VA home loan are an option for ZERO down payment, no Private Mortgage Insurance, and lenient credit qualifications. There are specific criteria to qualify for the VA home loan, …

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Prepare Your Home for Fall

The resurgence of everything pumpkin spice means that fall is upon us once again. You are probably as excited to pull out that box of fall décor as we are. If you live in a building (a house, duplex, apartment, condo, etc..) then there are some other important tasks that should be added to your …
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Prepare Your Home for Fall

The resurgence of everything pumpkin spice means that fall is upon us once again. You are probably as excited to pull out that box of fall décor as we are. If you live in a building (a house, duplex, apartment, condo, etc..) then there are some other important tasks that should be added to your …

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