Four Excellent Reasons You Should Check Your Real Estate Agent’s References and Testimonials

Topics: Real Estate Tips

There are different methods that home buyers may use to find a real estate agent to work with. While some may use the services of a real estate agent who they know personally, others may reach out to a professional who they have located online. Regardless of whether you previously knew the individual in a non-professional setting or not, it is important that you check your agent’s reference and testimonials before you get started with the home buying process.

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Prep Your Home for Spring

Topics: Around The Home, Homeowner Tips, Nebraska, Omaha

The weather in Nebraska is always unpredictable and you never know what kind of day you will wake up to. It’s important to make sure your home is ready for whatever the season might throw at it, and with spring in Omaha, that means lots of rain. Are you prepared for what the rains will […]

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How the Truth in Lending Act Protects You When You Take Out a Mortgage

Topics: Home Buyer Tips

If you’re planning to get a mortgage, it’s critical that you know your rights under the law. The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) is a piece of federal legislation that governs how mortgage lenders can and cannot operate their businesses.

So how does the Truth in Lending Act protect you, and what are your rights under this legislation? Here’s what you need to know.

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Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage

Topics: Community News, Home Buyer Tips, Omaha City

There are some renters that have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard […]

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Selling Your Home Soon? 4 Ways to Quickly Boost Your Curb Appeal

Topics: Home Seller Tips

Most people that have embarked on selling their home know a lot about how to showcase the inside of it, but one of the most important parts of showing a home can be forgotten as a result. Since the outside of your home is the first thing a potential homebuyer will see, here are a few simple ways you can quickly boost its appeal.

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Fool Proof Plants for the Gardening Novice

Topics: Around The Home, Homeowner Tips, Nebraska, Omaha

Spring has sprung! For most people that means swapping out their wardrobe, cleaning their home and planting beautiful flowers for the coming season. But, for the people’s whose thumbs tend to be more brown than green, it can be hard to find a flower that is both beautiful and hearty for the unpredictable spring weather […]

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 4, 2016

Topics: Financial Reports

Last week’s economic calendar was full of new releases including pending home sales, Case-Shiller Home Price Indices and construction spending. Labor related reports including ADP payrolls, federal Non-farm payrolls, and the national unemployment rate were also released along with reports on consumer confidence and weekly reports on mortgage rates and new unemployment claims.

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