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8 Surprising Reasons You Need a Good Credit Score

You know a strong credit score will help you get into your next home. To get specific, if you’re renting, landlords like to see a score of at least 650 before they start asking for extra deposits and guarantors. If you’re taking out a mortgage, a score that’s 760 or above is the magic number that will get you the best interest rate on a home loan. (далее…)

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Married People Are More Likely to Own a Home—But Here’s Hope for You

First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes an 18 percent higher probability of being a homeowner.

According to research from the Urban Institute, delayed marriage is a major factor holding millennials back from homeownership. If the marriage rates were the same as they were in 1990, the millennial homeownership rate would be about five percentage points higher, says the Washington, D.C.-based economic and social policy research institute. (далее…)

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20 Questions You Should Ask Your Landlord Right Now

Even if you read your lease line-by-line (you deserve a juris doctorate!) when you signed, you’d probably like clarification on some policies and have some questions about your rental—whether you’ve resigned twice or just moved in. Have there ever been bed bugs? Ghosts? If my lease ends at the end of the month, what’s the absolute latest time I can move out? What’s my best option for pizza delivery?! Speaking of deliveries, where do my Amazon Prime packages go? (далее…)

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6 Expert Tips for Using Zillow, According to Real Estate Agents

Zillow was the matchmaker that introduced me to my dream home. I had been saving for a down payment and was «just curious» what I could get near Denver in my budget, which led me to casually scroll through listings on my lunch break. I found my three-bedroom row home on the real estate site, and it was love at first site. I then called up a real estate agent my friend referred to me, had a showing the next day, and closed a few weeks later. (далее…)

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I Was Able to Buy a Home Because: I Moved to the Suburbs

According to a 2015 Urban Institute report, delayed marriage and student loan debt are the biggest factors holding millennials back from buying homes. But though the path to homeownership is rocky, many millennials still want that «American Dream.» In fact, according to the Census Bureau, nearly 37 percent of them already own homes. (далее…)

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I Was Able to Buy a Home Because: I Saved in a Low-Cost City

According to a 2015 Urban Institute report, delayed marriage and student loan debt are the biggest factors holding millennials back from buying homes. But though the path to homeownership is rocky, many millennials still want that «American Dream.» In fact, according to the Census Bureau, nearly 37 percent of them already own homes. (далее…)

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