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The Home Appraisal Process

Let us help clarify the home appraisal process.

During the home-buying process, obtaining a home appraisal is a critical step.  Let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions.

 

Q.  What is an appraisal? How is it

Moving Tips

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Refinance Application Checklist

You’ll need to gather a wide variety of information before applying for a home loan. This helpful checklist will give you an idea of what you may be asked to provide.

Personal Information

  • Social Security number and date of birth.

Understanding Loan Options for Refinance

Your guide to choosing the right home loan

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Top 10 Home Loan Tips

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Home Maintenance Checklist

Regular home maintenance is essential to ensure a safe and efficient home. It’s a good idea to set aside some money in your budget each month for home maintenance and repair. As a rule of thumb, homeowners spend between 1% …

Mortgage 101

Learn the basics about borrowing to pay for a home

Getting a home loan doesn’t have to be intimidating – especially when you understand the basics like options, features and costs of a home loan. Of course, your mortgage banker …

Home Shopping Worksheet

Property Address

Date of Visit

Square Feet

Number of Bedrooms

Number of Bathrooms

 

The Interior                               Included?         Notes 

Family room 

Separate dining room 

Eat-in kitchen

Formal living room

Separate den

Greatroom

Laundry room

Basement

Hardwood floors

Wall-to-wall carpet

Ceramic tile