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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 24, 2016

    Are your expensive habits costing you hundreds?

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    A habit, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is a usual way of behaving: something that a person does often in a regular and repeated way. Life’s little luxuries are nice to indulge in every now and again, but when splurges become habitual practices, your savings can...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 19, 2016

    Million dollar homes the new normal in some markets

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    Remember when you thought a house worth one million dollars was an exorbitant price paid out only on decadent mansions by the extremely wealthy? Well, those days of thinking are gone and the seven-figure price tag is becoming a new normal in many of our...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 18, 2016

    What is a reverse mortgage?

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      You’ve finally reached the golden age of 62 and now qualify for a reverse mortgage, so how does this impact you? Well, quite frankly all this means is you have more options, and who doesn’t like having options! With a reverse mortgage, or a...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Senior Marketing Manager
    • August 17, 2016

    Reduce Your Debt-to-Income Ratio

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    In the wake of the home finance crisis that began in about 2008, obtaining a mortgage is now more difficult than it was before, but knowing the obstacles will help prepare you for buying a home.  Today’s lenders want to avoid the mistakes that bankrupted...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 15, 2016

    Millennials set to take up the mantle as largest generation of buyers

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    Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation, but their buying priorities are vastly different than their counterparts were at similar ages. Renting vs. Homeownership Growing up when the housing bubble began to burst and seeing their parents struggle through a volatile housing...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 11, 2016

    FSBO – Things you should know

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    Buying a property that’s for sale by owner, or FSBO, doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it may offer some advantages as you won’t have to pay fees or commissions for a real estate agent (although, using a professional is always recommended). However, when...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 8, 2016

    5 Reasons to Consider Using a Real Estate Agent

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    Acquiring a house is one of the biggest financial purchases you will make, and navigating the steps to homeownership can be confusing and a little intimidating; even more so if you are in the beginning stages of finding your first home. Would you leave such...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 4, 2016

    Landscaping ideas that can make your home more secure

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    As crime rates in major cities increase, finding clever ways to increase your home’s security is not only shrewd but necessary. Using landscaping in a way that deters would-be burglars could keep you and your property safe. Simple design concepts will help give your home...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • August 1, 2016

    AmeriSave Advantage’s First Closing!

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    The AmeriSave Advantage program is up and running; helping families realize their dreams of homeownership! This program is designed to help customers in the home buying process by giving them access to a network of local real estate professionals and providing them with a client...
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    • Kimberly Chandler

      Marketing Coordinator
    • July 29, 2016

    Historically low rates continue to increase

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    Mortgage rates slowly continue to creep up but that’s not discouraging borrowers from purchasing homes. In fact, due to historically low mortgage rates, home sales are increasing at a pace we haven’t seen since 2008. According to data, the 30-year fixed- rate mortgage increased to...
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