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Considering Homeownership? Ask these 5 Questions First

As winter melts into spring and summer, you’ll likely start to see “For-Sale” signs popping up in your neighborhood.

Buying a home can be an exciting milestone in your life, and it’s important to...

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When Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Contrary to what you may think, signing up for a mortgage loan doesn’t mean you’re stuck in that rate or term. Knowing when to refinance can help you understand how to cut your costs. Refinancing...

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What is a HELOC and How Can I Use It?

Have you ever heard of a HELOC? HELOC stands for Home Equity Line of Credit. A HELOC is a valuable tool many home owners use to make the equity in their home work for them!

HELOC's typically have...

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Is Fall the Best Time to Buy a House?

Sometimes it’s smarter to buy certain items according to the season, like sweaters near the end of  winter and swimsuits in late summer. But what’s the best season for buying a house?

The answer:...

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10 Tips to Get a Home Ready For Sale

Preparing to sell your home can be difficult. You have to create enough ambiance so that buyers can envision themselves living there but make sure it’s not so cluttered that all they see is you....

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5 Tips for A Successful Home Buying Experience

Azura’s Home Loan team is an ideal resource if you are planning on buying a new home, looking for funds to remodel your existing home or planning to build the home of your dreams. Azura’s Home...

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10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

Buying a home is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it's also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It's important to understand these 10...

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The Benefits of a Mortgage PreApproval

Unless you were recently selected as the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft or released a hit album, you probably won’t pay for your new house in cash. Like millions of Americans, you’ll take out a...

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4 Tips Everyone Considering a Home Loan Should Know

There may still be a chill in the air, but the housing market is warming up in preparation for Spring. Are you ready to make a move? Whether it’s your first house buying experience, or you’re a...

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