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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

December 12, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ... [read more]

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

November 14, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ... [read more]

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

October 24, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to ... [read more]

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

October 10, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of homeownership, even as a young adult, there may b ... [read more]

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

August 22, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figure ... [read more]

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

June 13, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Many people, as they approach retirement age and the kids are gone, begin thinking about downsizing. One of the more popular choices for reduction is moving to one of the over-55 communities that ar ... [read more]

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

May 23, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

While owning a home and a plot of land was once part of the 'American Dream' for many people, the times have shifted. The global financial crisis which resulted in a massive shift in the housing marke ... [read more]

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

May 9, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke ... [read more]

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

April 25, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that ... [read more]

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

March 28, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele ... [read more]

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

January 10, 2018 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea ... [read more]

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

December 13, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Buying a first home is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elements. In addit ... [read more]

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

November 22, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

When your home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the rest of their e ... [read more]

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

October 24, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

If you are in the market for your first home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on a mortgage, and ... [read more]

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

September 27, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

So you've made the decision to sell your home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.  First impr ... [read more]

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

August 23, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Buying your first house can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-time homebuyers ... [read more]

5 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

5 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

July 26, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Shopping for your first home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and wealth for the ... [read more]

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

June 28, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home. There are m ... [read more]

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

May 24, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

If you're getting ready to sell your home, you may be wondering what you can do to help it sell quickly. How can you make your home more appealing without investing a lot of time or money? The answer ... [read more]

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

April 3, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ... [read more]

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

March 13, 2017 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ... [read more]

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