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6 Questions to Ask Before Downsizing Your Home

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Mar 23, 2016 10:07:37 AM

Perhaps you’ve heard the call of coyotes from that den you don’t go into anymore, or you’ve seen tumbleweeds congregating in that extra, extra bedroom. Or maybe you’ve just looked at your electric bill lately. No matter your reasoning, if you are a homeowner who feels like you have more space than you really need, you’ve probably considered downsizing into a smaller dwelling at some point. Here are questions to ask yourself when you are considering the change:

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Topics: Homebuying

Two Lessons from My First Mortgage

Posted by Bill Burpeau on Aug 6, 2015 3:59:07 PM

Two years after my wife and I married, we grew tired of living in the tiny house we rented in rural West Virginia. We wanted a place of our own — preferably one without forced air coal heat that turned all our belongings black.

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Topics: Homebuying

Should You Use a Real Estate Agent?

Posted by Moneywise Newsletter on Apr 15, 2015 9:36:15 AM

In a challenging real estate climate, where every dollar counts and qualifying for a home loan has become harder, you may question whether you could save some money by going it alone – without a real estate agent. But whether you’re a buyer or a seller, a real estate professional helps to protect your interests and may even save you money.

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Topics: Homebuying

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