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Home Equity Line of Credit

Home Equity Line of Credit vs. Second Mortgage: What's the Difference?

In this post, we’ll review the two most common options for financing home repairs and improvements. The first is a home equity line of credit, and the second is a second mortgage. Each option has its ...

Home Equity Line of Credit vs. Second Mortgage: What's the Difference?

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Mortgage Refinance Calculator

Mortgage Refinance Calculator: How Much Could You Save?

At CFE, we get a lot of questions about mortgage refinancing. We work with our members to ensure they understand their options. Using a mortgage refinance calculator can help you understand how much ...

Mortgage Refinance Calculator: How Much Could You Save?

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Fixed-Rate Mortgage

3 Benefits of Refinancing Your Adjustable into a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

In this post, we’ll talk about some of the reasons people with adjustable-rate mortgages refinance into fixed-rate mortgages. We’ll also give you some of the specific benefits of doing so, so you can ...

3 Benefits of Refinancing Your Adjustable into a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

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How to Refinance Mortgage

How to Refinance Your Mortgage Loan in 9 Steps

Refinancing your home has a lot in common with buying a home for the first time. At CFE, we get a lot of questions about how to refinance mortgages. Because this is a common issue for our members, we ...

How to Refinance Your Mortgage Loan in 9 Steps

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Homeowners Insurance Cost

6 Ways to Save on Your Homeowners Insurance Cost

We’ve put together some tips and guidelines to help you negotiate with your insurance carrier. Here are six ways to save on your homeowner’s insurance cost.

6 Ways to Save on Your Homeowners Insurance Cost

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Home Appraisal Cost

Why is a Home Appraisal Required for a Mortgage and Who Pays For It?

In this post, we'll explain why your mortgage lender will require an estimate of the value of the property you are buying, what you should expect the cost to be, and who is responsible for covering ...

Why is a Home Appraisal Required for a Mortgage and Who Pays For It?

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Home Inspection Cost

Why You Should Avoid the Cheapest Home Inspection Cost

As the expenses of buying a home pile up, we can understand why it might be tempting to comparison shop and choose the least expensive home inspection you can get. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

Why You Should Avoid the Cheapest Home Inspection Cost

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Closing On a Home

Everything You Need to Know About Closing on a House

We’ve put together this post explaining everything you need to know about closing on a house, so you can be prepared.

Everything You Need to Know About Closing on a House

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property-title-and-owner-search

The Importance of a Property Title & Owner Search While Under Contract

A property title and owner search can save you a lot of trouble as you move through the process of buying your home.

The Importance of a Property Title & Owner Search While Under Contract

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